Conference Day 1 - November 5th

Day One Programme: Tuesday 5 November

 

0830 – 0915    Registration and refreshments

 

0915 – 0930    Introduction and welcome

Alex Woodall, Conference Manager

 

0930 – 1000    Opening remarks

Dr Suzanne Macleod, Professor Richard Sandell and Dr Sheila Watson, School of Museum Studies, University of Leicester

 

1000 – 1045    Keynote address

Sharon Heal, Editor, Museums Journal

Curators have only interpreted the world: the point is to change it

(Chaired by Laura Crossley)

 

1045 – 1100    Refreshments

 

1100 – 1230    Session 1: Coming to terms with our terms

(Chaired by Elee Kirk)

 

Jane K Nielsen, University of St Andrews, UK

Transformations in the postmodern museum


Rikke Haller Baggesen, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Museum metamorphosis à la mode

 

Dr Rachel Souhami, University of Manchester, Imperial College London and Freelance, UK

In case of emergency, break convention: displaying new ideas in exhibitions


1230 – 1330    Lunch

 

1330 – 1530    Session 2: Changing spaces, changing epistemologies

(Chaired by Helen Wilkinson)

 

Stephanie Bowry, University of Leicester, UK

Before the museum: the curiosity cabinet as cultural object and metamorphe


Pandora Syperek, University College London, UK

Monad to man: shifting natural histories in the Index Museum


David Francis, University College London, UK

Metamorphosis as dialogic discourse: the changing galleries of the British Museum


Mario Schulze, University of Zurich, Switzerland

Things are changing: about objects and exhibition design in German museums (1960-2000)

 

1530 – 1545    Refreshments

 

1545 – 1630    Workshop

(Chaired by Amy Hetherington)

 

Dr Nick Winterbotham, Chair, GEM, UK

Metamorphoses: leadership, resilience and learning

 

1645 – 1815    Session 3: Art and change

(Chaired by Ryan Nutting)

 

Sarah Punshon and Marie Hobson*, Natural History Museum, UK

Artistic change? Live performance and participation at the Natural History Museum: the results of a one-year experiment

*Marie is no longer able to attend in person

 

Ioanna Zouli, London South Bank University, UK

Tate in transition: discussing the dynamics of digital

 

Catharina Hendrick, University of Leicester, UK

Collecting ‘new media art’: creating organisational change in museums

 

1830 – 1945    Museum Metamorphosis exhibition opening and drinks reception

(Speech by Dr Janet Marstine, introduced by Laura Crossley)

 

2000                Conference dinner, MORE restaurant

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