President of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate the meeting and host High Tea for the 8th International Conference on the Inclusive Museum in the Presidential Palace/Rashtrapati Bhavan, along with the President of ICOM.
Thursday 6 August 2015 evening. Inauguration. Presidential Palace.
Friday 7 August. Conference Day, National Science Centre.
Saturday 8 August. Museum Day (see below for details).
Sunday 9 August. Conference Day, National Museum of India.
Monday 10 August Study Tour to Agra Red Fort and Taj Mahal.
Day long seminars & workshops on Museum Day 8 August (http://onmuseums.com/the-conference/program-and-events/museum-day):
Urban Museology, World Heritage and Sustainable Development, host - Aga Khan Trust for Culture;
Museums as Sites for Safeguarding Intangible Heritage, host - Sangeet Natak Academi;
Inclusive Art and Aesthetics, host - National Gallery of Modern Art;
Cultural Democracy in the Digital Domain, host – Museum of Indian Parliament.
Registration includes transportation between venues, meals, hospitality and one year membership of the Inclusive Museum Knowledge Community including the research publication, International Journal of the Inclusive Museum. More information at - http://onmuseums.com/the-conference.
For the monthly deadline for uploading abstracts of papers is on line: http://onmuseums.com/the-conference/call-for-papers
(Conference places are limited on a first come first serve basis)
Overall theme: ‘Museums as Civic Spaces’.
International Advisory Committee: http://onmuseums.com/about-the-community/advisory-board.
Research students are encouraged to apply for: http://onmuseums.com/the-conference/graduate-scholar-awards