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Museums Galleries Scotland Conference

Our biennial conference brings together individuals working in culture, heritage and the third sector in Scotland and nationally to discuss and debate best practice in the 21st century.

Museums Galleries Scotland Conference 2017

Our biennial conference brings together individuals working in culture, heritage and the third sector in Scotland and nationally to discuss and debate best practice in the 21st century.

Our biennial conference brings together individuals working in culture, heritage and the third sector in Scotland and nationally to discuss and debate best practice in the 21st century.

The overarching theme of our 2017 Conference will be Inequalities: Bridging the Gap and it will focus on the work that museums are doing to address inequalities. The day will be organised around three sub-themes:

  • Education: both formal and informal learning
  • Health: including well-being
  • Widening access: including involving and engaging communities

 The programme for the day will consist of a mix of presentations, keynote and parallel sessions.

Date for your diary

The conference will be held at the John McIntyre Conference Centre at Pollock Halls in Edinburgh on Thursday 12th October 2017.

Call for papers

The call for papers is now open and will close on 17th February 2017 at 5pm.

Proposed sessions should showcase creative and efficient approaches or solutions to challenges faced.