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The Creative Museum Project @ The Brighton Digital Festival
Building a Creative Museum Together
Friday 23 September, 13.00-17.30
**THIS IS A TICKETED EVENT OPEN TO REGISTERED ATTENDEES ONLY**
The Creative Museum project is an Erasmus+ funded project – it sees museums as dynamic learning environments providing opportunities for staff and visitors to explore and repurpose collections in new and creative ways.
Based on the outcomes of the project to-date, this practical half-day conference looks at some of the recommended ingredients for building a ‘creative museum’, whether you work in a museum or not.
The event is co-chaired by Don Undeen, University of Georgetown (Washington DC) and former Senior Digital Manager, Met MediaLab (New York) and Jo-Anne Sunderland Bowe, Director, Heritec Limited and Project Co-cordindator, The Creative Museum project. There will be presentations from the field by a variety of speakers from Brighton Museum, Cap Sciences, Chester Beatty Library, Culture 24, Lighthouse, Museomix and Radiona-Makerspace.
This special event for the Brighton Digital Festival is for museum professionals, digital specialists, makers, tinkerers, hackers – anyone who wants to look at museums in a new and interesting ways. This session will be fully participative – be prepared to come with lots of questions and an open-mind.
The event will be followed by networking opportunities and a drinks reception and has been organised as part of the Brighton Digtial Festival.
13.00-13.30 // Registration, teas & coffees
13.30-13.35 // Welcome and Introduction to the format of the day, Jo-Anne Sunderland Bowe, Director - Heritec and Project Co-Coordinator
13.00-13.40 // Welcome on behalf of the Creative Museum project, Cecile Marson, Cap Science and Lead Project Coordinator
13.40-13.45 // Introducing the Recommendations for creating a creative museum, Jo-Anne Sunderland Bowe
13.45-16.00 // Presentations from the field and workshops
Part 1: Connecting to communities - identification and outreach
Part 2: Listening across cultures
Part 3: Creating "Spaces for Yes"
Part 4: Iterating towards success
16.00-16.30 // Final thoughts and conclusions
16.30-17.30 // Drinks and networking