Taking place in Belfast, 8th to 9th November, the theme of the conference is Dissent: inspiring hope, embracing change – having the courage to challenge traditional thinking to transform museums and society.
Culture24 will be leading a session at the conference called Digital democracy and the museum – finding common ground
The session will explore the role museums might have for an increasingly digitally-influenced democracy.
By discussing both the digital and cultural components of citizenship and democracy, and the democratic components of museums digital work, as well as the practical findings of the Let’s Get Real 6 collaborative action research project, this session will explore the conceptual, strategic and practical implications for museums to focus on digital democracy to effect change. This session is for anyone who is interested in their museum responding to current and relevant change, connecting what are contrasting areas of change orientated museum work, namely socially engaged practice and digital transformation practice.
Culture24’s Research Manager Sejul Malde will be joined for this session by Chris Rolls of 64 Million Artists and Sara Huws of National Museum Wales. The session will be chaired by Dr Ross Parry of University of Leicester. The session will take place on Friday 9th November, 13.50 to 14.50.