Museum education in a global context

05 October 2009, Iceland

ICOM/CECA holds its next plenary conference in Reykjavik, Iceland. The conference is organized jointly by ICOM - Iceland and National Gallery of Iceland.

Themes: What is the role of museums in the global context? How do they perform their educational role? Museum work as a creative process. The museum as a forum for creativity: democracy and research. Power and responsibility in presentation of the cultural heritage in museums. Ethics and responsibility – can museums deal with extremes? New demands and needs of museum users. Internal organisation, support or hindrance?