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19 May 2016 Start
21 May 2016 End
Greece Museum of Industrial Olive-Oil Production of Lesvos / University of the Aegean, Lesvos

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European Museum Academy Annual Meeting and EMA Awards Ceremony

May 19 - 21, 2016

The European Museum Academy Annual Meeting and EMA Awards Ceremony will take place on the island of Lesbos from 19 to 21 May 2016. The event is being organised by the Bank of Piraeus Group Cultural Foundation which is an associate partner of EMA and which has been very active in creating new museums in several different Greek regions, including the Lesvos Museum of Industrial Olive Oil Production. The Meeting will include seminars, lectures and presentations connected with the 21st Micheletti Award as well as the DASA Award and the Heritage in Motion Award.

PROGRAMME

Thursday 19 May 2016

Arrival on the island of Lesbos. Shuttle service to the hotels.

Evening:

Venue: Museum of Industrial Olive-Oil Production of Lesvos (http://www.piop.gr/en/diktuo-mouseiwn/Mouseio-Biomixanikis-Eleourgias/to-mouseio.aspx)

19.00     Coaches from the recommended hotels to the Museum

19.30     Registration

Welcome reception / Guided tours / Traditional dances / Opening of exhibitions

Friday 20 May 2016

Morning:

Venue: University of the Aegean (http://www.aegean.gr/aegean2/index.html)

8.00: Coaches from the hotels to the University

9.00: Registration – coffee

9.30 -13.30

Welcome speeches

Presentation of EMA-Micheletti Award candidates in a Pecha Kucha session

13.30 – 14.30: Light lunch and networking opportunities

14.30-16.30 Seminar on The various shades of Museums

Chairman: Wim van der Weiden

Alexandra Bounia (Professor, University of the Aegean, Dpt of Cultural Technology and Communication) “Museums and cultural landscapes”

Marilena Alivizatou (Senior research associate, UCL Centre for Museums, Heritage and Material Culture Studies) “How can museums safeguard intangible heritage?”

Massimo Negri (European Museum Academy Director) “The public quality of Museums”

Stavroula-Villy Fotopoulou (Director of Modern Cultural Assets and Intangible Cultural Heritage Directorate, Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports) “The protection of tangible and intangible heritage in times of crisis”.

Coaches from the University to the hotels

Evening:

Venue: Museum of the Industrial Olive-Oil Production of Lesvos

20.00 Coaches from the hotels to the Museum

20.30 – 22.00       Heritage in Motion Awards

22:00     Cocktail – String Demons concert

Saturday 21 May 2016

Morning:

Lesbos Tours:  Choice between

A)   G. Iakobides Digital Museum – Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest

B)   Theophilos Museums – Tériade Museum – Archaeological Museum of Mytilini –

C)   Walking tour Molyvos

Evening:

Venue: Museum of the Industrial Olive-Oil Production of Lesvos

19.00 Coaches to the Museum

20.00  EMA Micheletti-DASA Awards Ceremony

22.00 Dinner (Vafios restaurant)

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