what will the museum of the future be like?
Time: July 13, 2012 from 9:45am to 4pm
Location: National Museum of Ireland, Decorative Arts & History
Street: Collins Barracks, Benburb Street,
City/Town: Dublin 7
Website or Map: http://www.irishmuseums.org
Phone: 01 412 0939
Event Type: forum
Organized By: Irish Museums Association
Latest Activity: Jul 3, 2012
An initiative of the Irish Museums Association, Blow Your Own Trumpet 2012 aims to provide staff working in museums, galleries, arts organisations and cultural institutions with a chance to share their findings and engage with colleagues; particularly in the areas of access, outreach & education.
The forum will comprise presentations by John Gibney - Historical Insights Ireland; Theresa Loftus - Monaghan County Museum; Morrigan Mason, Arteffact / Bodelwyddan Castle Trust, Wales; Marguerite O’Molloy, IMMA; Dermot Mulligan - Carlow County Museum; Susan Holland - Crafts Council of Ireland; Cara-Jan O’Callaghan; Bairbre-Ann Harkin - Butler Gallery; Claire Meaney - Waterford Healing Arts Trust; Lorna Elms - National Museum of Ireland, Country Life; and Jenny Papassotiriou - Office of Public Works – Historic Properties.
The afternoon workshop will be run by Arteffact, a project run by four museums in North Wales (UK) aimed at improving the mental health and wellbeing of people experiencing mental distress through creative engagement in museums and galleries, finding inspiration in art and historical artefacts.
Full details and abstracts are available to view on www.irishmuseums.org