28–29.11.2019
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
REGISTRATION

Programme

Morning

08:15
Registration

Opening
Thematic Session 1 - Museum in Transition
Expansion of museum allows more proactive and innovate programming, creating better connections with visitors and engaging them in diverse ways -- to pause, to participate, to reflect and to contribute.

Speakers

Sir Richard LAMBERT
British Museum (United Kingdom)
Topic: Transition and Tradition at the British Museum

Eike SCHMIDT
Galleria degli Uffizi (Italy)
Topic: Museums in the 21st Century 

Sylvia SCHOSKE
State Museum of Egyptian Art (Germany)
Topic: Descending to Light

Louis NG
Hong Kong Palace Museum (Hong Kong, China)
Topic: Classic Reinterpreted – Building Hong Kong Palace Museum 

12:50
Lunch Break

Afternoon

14:00
Thematic Session 2 - Museum in Context
Expansion of museum is not only about physical growth, rather, it furnishes the museum with possibilities to revitalise its collections for a wider audience and to inspire social interaction as well as to lead changes.

Speakers

BAE Kidong
National Museum of Korea (Korea)
Topic: SNMK (Smart National Museum of Korea): One Museum for Different Visitors and Users in Fastly Changing Digital Age

Anna CUTLER
Tate (United Kingdom)
Topic: Shifting Landscapes: Public Participation and the Museum

Gill NICOL
Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (Australia)
Topic: Whose Art is it Anyway?

Parallel Session 2A - Relearning the Past
Future advancement does not happen in a vacuum, it is grounded on the past. New curatorial approaches and strategies allow the stories and values of ancient artefacts to be rediscovered and to take on a new life.
Speakers

Alexander STURGIS
Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology (United Kingdom)
Topic: New Perspectives and Approaches to the Ashmolean’s Display and Interpretation Strategies

GONG Liang
Nanjing Museum (China)
Topic: Creative Exhibitions: Interpreting Stories of Tradition and Civilisations at Nanjing Museum

Alec COLES
Western Australian Museum (Australia)
Topic: Denying Expertise or Empowering Communities? Opportunities and Challenges of Democratising the Museum

Parallel Session 2B - Addressing a Diverse Community
Museum is a key cultural driver for understanding and exchanges. Embracing an increasingly dynamic community, to interpret local heritage in an inclusive and engaging way to facilitate dialogues and build bonds between people is thus a constant challenge.
Speakers

JIAO Tianlong
Denver Art Museum (United States)
Topic: Re-interpreting Chinese Arts at American Museums: the Denver Art Museum Approach

Roland WETZEL
Museum Tinguely (Switzerland)
Topic: Moving Art, a Dynamic Process towards a Diverse Public

Ignasi MIRÓ BORRÀS
‘‘la Caixa’’ Foundation (Spain)
Topic: "When the Same People Go to the Same Party, the Same Things Happen"

Parallel Session 2C - Localisation vs. Globalisation
Located at multiple crossroads, museum is at the same time home for preservation of local legacy and a stage for international innovation. To play its dual role well, different ways of bridging between the local and the global should be referenced.
Speakers

YANG Zhigang
Shanghai Museum (China)
Topic: Exhibiting and Promoting the Beauty of the World’s Culture: the Museum as an Important Platform for Exchange and Stimulation

Derek COLLINS
The University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong, China)
Topic: Handshakes across the Aisle: University and Museum Partnerships in a Local and Global Context

Jeremy HILL
British Museum (United Kingdom)
Topic: Seeing the Global from the Local

17:50
End of Day 1

19:00
Welcome Reception*
The welcome reception will be held at Hong Kong Museum of Art. Please click here for details.
* The welcome reception is made possible by the sole sponsorship of AXA ART Asia
The programme is subject to change without prior notice.

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