Co-museum

THE CoMUSEUM
MORE THAN A CONFERENCE

DECEMBER 6 – 8, 2023 ATHENS & THESSALONIKI

The 13th CoMuseum International Conference entitled Museums and Justice is around the corner! This year’s Conference is about justice and representation: being fair within and through museums and cultural organizations. We will discuss the degree to which DEIA (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Accessibility) principles are being considered or applied internally in cultural organizations in terms of employment, governance,  and programming, and how in turn this process, or lack of, affects cultural action around the world.

The 13th CoMuseum International Conference will take place on December 6 at the Benaki Museum/Pireos 138 in Athens, at 12:00 – 18:00. On December 7, the workshops/masterclasses will be held at the Benaki Museum/Pireos 138 in Athens, at 10:00 – 15:00.

On December 8, the CoMuseum Thessaloniki edition will take place at the Thessaloniki Concert Hall (Megaron), at the Emilios Riadis Hall, from 11.30 – 15.00. The Thessaloniki program will feature a Plenary session, as well as masterclasses for museum and cultural professionals and civil society groups from 15.00 – 16.30. Pre-registration is required for both options. 

Useful Information

  • Part of the Conference will be live-streamed.
  • The Conference is an admission free event with RSVP. Registration for reservations is required. 
  • Masterclasses are available ONLY on-site and not via Live-streaming.
  • The languages ​​of the Conference will be Greek, English and Greek Sign Language with simultaneous interpretation.
  • Certificates of attendance will be provided only for on-site participants.

 

THE CONFERENCE: MEET CULTURAL PROFESSIONALS FROM AROUND THE GLOBE

Invited speakers are innovators, daring changemakers and strong advocates of the power that culture has on people’s lives. They are determined to multiply this power by sharing their most valuable expertise and experience.

THE WORKSHOPS: THINK AND DO; TOGETHER

Participants work together to find solutions on common challenges in the field of cultural production. As a core part of the conference, the workshops use new models of learning together at the intersection of culture, activism, education, creativity, entrepreneurship, solidarity, urbanism and social innovation.

ORGANISED BY
IN COLLABORATION WITH
UNDER THE AUSPICES
SPONSOR
BENAKI MUSEUM OFFICIAL HOSPITALITY SPONSOR
BENAKI MUSEUM OFFICIAL AIR CARRIER SPONSOR
SPONSOR OF NETWORKING EVENT
BENAKI MUSEUM OFFICIAL COMMUNICATION SPONSOR
BENAKI MUSEUM PERMANENT COMMUNICATION SPONSORS

THE CoMUSEUM
MORE THAN A CONFERENCE


DECEMBER 6-8, 2023

The 13th CoMuseum International Conference entitled Museums and Justice is around the corner! This year’s Conference is about justice and representation: being fair within and through museums and cultural organizations. We will discuss the degree to which DEIA (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Accessibility) principles are being considered or applied internally in cultural organizations in terms of employment, governance,  and programming, and how in turn this process, or lack of, affects cultural action around the world.

The 13th CoMuseum International Conference will take place on December 6 at the Benaki Museum/Pireos 138 in Athens, at 12:00 – 18:00. On December 7, the workshops/masterclasses will be held at the Benaki Museum/Pireos 138 in Athens, at 10:00 – 15:00.

On December 8, the CoMuseum Thessaloniki edition will take place at the Thessaloniki Concert Hall (Megaron), at the Emilios Riadis Hall, from 11.30 – 15.00. The Thessaloniki program will feature a Plenary session, as well as masterclasses for museum and cultural professionals and civil society groups from 15.00 – 16.30. Pre-registration is required for both options. 

Useful Information

  • Part of the Conference will be live-streamed.
  • The Conference is an admission free event with RSVP. Registration for reservations is required. 
  • Masterclasses are available ONLY on-site and not via Live-streaming.
  • The languages ​​of the Conference will be Greek, English and Greek Sign Language with simultaneous interpretation.
  • Certificates of attendance will be provided only for on-site participants.

 

THE CONFERENCE: MEET CULTURAL PROFESSIONALS FROM AROUND THE GLOBE

Invited speakers are innovators, daring changemakers and strong advocates of the power that culture has on people’s lives. They are determined to multiply this power by sharing their most valuable expertise and experience.

THE WORKSHOPS: THINK AND DO; TOGETHER

Participants work together to find solutions on common challenges in the field of cultural production. As a core part of the conference, the workshops use new models of learning together at the intersection of culture, activism, education, creativity, entrepreneurship, solidarity, urbanism and social innovation.

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CONFERENCE VENUES

BENAKI MUSEUM

The Benaki Museum / Pireos 138 is a hub of visual and performing arts with 3,000m2 of exhibition space and a 400-seat lecture and concert theatre housed at a refurbished industrial building.

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CONFERENCE VENUES

THESSALONIKI CONCERT HALL / M2

The Thessaloniki Concert Hall - M2 (building 2), built along the coast of the city, providing a contemporary cultural and conference center of international standards, designed by the renowned architect Arata Isozaki.

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