The CoMuseum International Conference is organising a series of digital conversations entitled Leadership in Challenging Times with local and international experts from museums and other cultural organisations. The digital conversations will take place in September and October 2020, and will be convened by the CoMuseum main partners: the Benaki Museum, the British Council and the Public Affairs Office of the U.S. Embassy.
Managing Museums | 29 October 2020, 17.00–18.00 (Greek time)
Curated and hosted by Dr George Manginis, Academic Director of the Benaki Museum
Ellen Bierwisch, Head of Exhibitions Management, Kunstpalast Düsseldorf, Deputy Speaker of the Exhibition Management Workgroup, German Museum Association
Agnieszka Tarasiuk, Chief Curator, Xawery Dunikowski Museum of Sculpture at the Królikarnia Palace, Division of The National Museum in Warsaw
Syrago Tsiara, Deputy Director MOMus-Museum of Contemporary Art, Director of the Thessaloniki Biennale
The discussion will focus on how museums have dealt with – and continue to deal with – the pandemic, what museum leaders have learnt from the current crisis, and what they anticipate the future will hold for museums and cultural organisations.