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Museums in Ireland: policies for the future

When

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 10:45 - Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 14:20

Where

Academy House

Tickets

Free of charge but registration is essential. Members contact info@ria.ie

A Roundtable on Museums by the RIA Culture and Heritage Working Group

This roundtable will inform the development of an Academy position paper demonstrating the potential for museums to contribute to the delivery of Heritage 2030 themes. Previous papers in this series by the Academy’s Culture and Heritage Working Group can be viewed here

Programme

10.45 Welcome and introduction by Dr. Mary Canning, Senior Vice President, RIA

11.00 Panel 1: Future Perfect?

Chair: Dr. Michael Ryan, MRIA

  • Eamonn McEneaney, Waterford Museum of Treasures
  • Simon O’Connor, Museum of Literature in Ireland
  • Lynn Scarff, National Museum of Ireland

Followed by Q&A and group discussion

12.00 Coffee and light lunch

12.45 Panel 2: Policy from the Coalface

Chair: Professor George Sevastopulo, MRIA

  • Professor Elizabeth Crooke, Ulster University
  • Lesley-Ann Hayden, Independent Consultant
  • Nigel Monaghan, National Museum of Ireland (Natural History Division)
  • Eithne Verling, Galway City Museum

Followed by Q&A and group discussion

13.45 Respondent

14.15 Closing remarks

Guests are invited to arrive from 10:30 for tea and coffee. A light lunch will also be served at 12:00

For further information on the event please contact policy@ria.ie or tel: 01 676 2570.

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