ICOM 25th General Conference / ICME 52nd Annual Conference / Kyoto, Japan, 1-7 September, 2019
“Museums as Cultural Hubs: The Future of Tradition.”
DIVERSITY AND UNIVERSALITY
ICOM Kyoto 2019
The ICOM General Conference will be held at Kyoto International Conference Center (ICC, http://www.icckyoto.or.jp/en/) in Kyoto, Japan from September 1 to 7, 2019.
The theme of the conference is “Museums as Cultural Hubs: The Future of Tradition.”
The theme “Hubs” aims to highlight 2 key concepts: Museums as “Networks” –supporting collaborative partnerships with one another, Museums as “Cores” – invigorating communities at the local level. The sub-theme “The Future of Tradition” aims to link museums to the future whilst respecting traditions.
Further Information can be obtained from ICOM Kyoto 2019.
ICME 2019 Conference
The theme of the ICME 2019 Conference is “Diversity and Universality.”
The ICME off-site meeting will be held as a joint program with the International Committee for Museums and Collections of Instruments and Music (CimCim) at the National Museum of Ethnology (Minpaku, http://www.minpaku.ac.jp/english) in Osaka on September 5.
Professor Kenji Yoshida (Director of Minpaku) will give a keynote speech on behalf of ICME and Kazuhiko Shima (Director of the Hamamatsu Musical Instrument Museum) will be the keynote speaker for CimCim.
There will be joint panel sessions, gallery visits (to the permanent & special exhibitions) and behind the scenes tours as well as a reception at Minpaku.
Do join us!