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2012

ICOM LAC

INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL OF MUSEUMS LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEAN ALLIANCE

La Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala

10 - 12 December, 2012

1er. Congreso de los Comités Nacionales de ICOM-LAC

Venue: Casa K’ojom y del Café en el Centro Cultural La Azotea

More information: http://guatemala.icom.museum


 

2012

ICOM Poland

Warsaw, Poland

29-30 November 2012

Theme: Museums and its role in the international cultural policy.  East and Central Europe – a case study

Venue: The theatre in Lazienki Park

More information: http://muzeologia.sztuka.edu.pl/icom-polska


 

2012

INTERCOM

ICOM INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE ON MANAGEMENT

Sydney, Australia

25 - 29 November, 2012

Annual Meeting

Theme: #museumchallenges

Venue: Australian Museum

More information: http://intercom.icom.museum


 

2012

CIMAM

ICOM INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR MUSEUMS AND COLLECTIONS OF MODERN ART

Istanbul, Turkey

12 - 14 November, 2012

Annual meeting

Theme: Museums Beyond the Crises

Venue: SALT Galata

More information: http://cimam.icom.museum


2012

ICMEMO

ICOM INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE OF MEMORIAL MUSEUMS IN REMEMBRANCE OF THE VICTIMS OF PUBLIC CRIMES

Perpignan, France

7 -  9 November, 2012

Annual Meeting

Theme: The memories of the border, exiles, internments and humanitarian help

Venue: CATALAN HOUSE

More information: http://icmemo.icom.museum


 

2012
DEMHIST
ICOM-CC  
ICOM INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR HISTORIC HOUSE MUSEUMS
ICOM INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR CONSERVATION

Los Angeles, USA
November 6-9, 2012
Joint Conference of ICOM-DEMHIST and three ICOM-CC Working Groups (Sculpture, Polychromy, and Architectural Decoration, Textiles, and Wood, Furniture, and Lacquer)
Theme: The Artifact, Its Context and Their Narrative Multidisciplinary Conservation in Historic House Museums
Venue: Getty Research Institute
Contact: Peter Keller peter.keller@museum.kirchen.net
More information:
http://demhist.icom.museum


2012
ICMAH
COMCOL
ICOM INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR MUSEUMS AND COLLECTIONS OF ARCHAEOLOGY AND HISTORY AND ICOM INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR COLLECTING

Capetown (South-Africa)
5-9 November 2012
Annual meeting
Theme: Colonial legacy in Museums/ Museums and the idea of historical progress
Venue: Iziko Museums
More information:
http://icmah.icom.museum


2012
ICOFOM
ICOM INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR MUSEOLOGY

Tunis, Tunisia
1-3 November 2012
35th Annual ICOFOM  Symposium
Theme: Empowering the visitor: process, progress and protest

Contact: Lynn Maranda ICOFOM Secretary wpgwhiskers@YAHOO.CA
More information: http://icofom.icom.museum


2012

ICAMT

ICOM INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR ARCHITECTURE AND MUSEUM TECHNIQUES

Madrid, Spain

25-27 October 2012

Annual meeting

Theme: Delivering value in museum building projects, the Spanish experience.

Venue: Museo Arqueológico Nacional, Museo de Historia de Madrid, CA2M, Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo

More information: http://icamt.icom.museum


2012

SIBMAS

INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF LIBRARIES AND MUSEUMS OF THE PERFORMING ARTS

London, United Kingdom

25 -  26 October, 2012

Annual Meeting

Theme: Best Practice! Innovative Techniques for Performing Arts Collections, Libraries and Museums

Venue: Victoria and Albert Museum

More information: https://sites.google.com/site/sibmaslondon2012/


 

2012
CAMOC
ICOM INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR THE COLLECTIONS AND ACTIVITIES OF MUSEUMS OF CITIES

Vancouver, British Colombia, Canada
24-26 October 2012
Annual Meeting
Theme: City Museums: Collisions Connections
Venue: Museum of Vancouver
More information:
http://camoc.icom.museum


2012

ICEE

ICOM INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR EXHIBITION EXCHANGE

Toronto, Canada

24-26 October 2012

Annual Meeting

Theme: Young professionals, their future in an ever changing museum environment

Venue: Royal Ontario Museum

More information: http://icee.icom.museum


 

2012
COSTUME
ICOM INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR MUSEUMS AND COLLECTIONS OF COSTUME

Brussels, Belgium
Annual meeting  
21-26 October 2012
Theme: Fashion, Lace and Transparency
Venue: Musée du Costume et de la dentelle de la Ville de Bruxelles/Museum voor het Kostuum en de Kant van de stad Brussel
More information: http://costume.icom.museum


2012
CECA
ICOM INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR EDUCATION

Yerevan, Armenia
20 - 25 October 2012
Annual Meeting
Theme: MUSEUM AND WRITTEN COMMUNICATION. Tradition and Innovation.
Sub-themes: Museum Exposition as a "text"; Using Modern Technologies for Communication; Hyper Text and Information Technologies; The Book and Written Sources in Museum Culture
More information:
http://ceca.icom.museum/


2012
ICOMON
ICOM INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR MONEY AND BANKING MUSEUMS

Rabat, Morocco
15-17 October 2012
Annual meeting
Theme: Money and banking museums; new challenges and perspectives

Venue: Bank-Al-Maghrib
More information:
icomon.icom.museum


2012
UMAC
ICOM INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR UNIVERSITY MUSEUMS AND COLLECTIONS

Singapore
10  - 12 October 2012
Conference UMAC 2012
The conference will be hosted by the National University of Singapore and organized by our colleagues from the NUS Museum.
Theme: Encountering limits: the university museum

Venue:
National University Singapore
Contact: umac2012@nus.edu.sg
More information: http://umac.icom.museum


2012
AVICOM
ICOM INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR AUDIOVISUAL AND NEW TECHNOLOGIES OF IMAGE AND SOUND

Montreal, Canada
9-12 October
Meeting Montreal 2012, FIAMP
Theme: The Development of New Technologies and the Emergence of New Museology Professions
More information: http://avicom.icom.museum


2012
ICMS
ICOM INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR MUSEUM SECURITY

Tbilisi, Georgia
8-12 October 2012
Theme: “Threats for the collections and the evacuation of collections in case of disasters or threat”
Venue: Georgian National Museum
Contact: icms@bk.ru
More information: http://icms.icom.museum


2012
FIHRM
FEDERATION OF INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS MUSEUMS

Liverpool, UK
8-10 October 2012
Theme: Museums and Human Rights

Venue:  International Slavery Museum
Contact:
Françoise McClafferty, fihrm@liverpoolmuseums.org.uk
More information:
  www.fihrm.org


2012
ICOMAM
ICOM INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR MUSEUMS OF ARMS AND MILITARY HISTORY

Birkat Al-Mawz, Oman
6-10 October 2012
Theme: Military heritage of Oman and the middle East and the relationship with the outside world.

Venue: University of Nizwa and the Baitar Rudayah Historic Small Arms Centre of Excellence
Contact: Mathieu Willemsen - M.Willemsen@legermuseum.nl
More information: http://icomam.icom.museum


2012
ICFA
ICOM INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR MUSEUMS AND COLLECTIONS OF FINE ARTS

Moscow, Russia
30 September – 05 October
Annual Meeting in cooperation with ICOM Russia
Theme: Museums of fine arts: Arial of existence, spheres of influence
More information: icfa.icom.museum


2012
The Best in Heritage

Dubrovnik, Croatia
27-29 September, 2012
Venue: Theatre Marin Držic
Contact: Luka Cipek org.secretary@thebestinheritage.com
More information:
www.thebestinheritage.com


2012

CIPEG

ICOM INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR EGYPTOLOGY

Brussels, Belgium

25 – 28 September, 2012

Annual meeting

Theme: “Collections at Risk: New Challenges in a new Environment”

Venue: Musées royaux d’Art et d’Histoire, Brussels, Belgium

More information: http://cipeg.icom.museum/


2012
ICOM-ASPAC
INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL OF MUSEUMS ASIA-PACIFIC ALLIANCE

Wuhan city, Hubei Province, China
24-27 September 2012
ICOM-ASPAC 2012 Assembly
Theme: Today’s Museums: Interdisciplinary Approaches
Contact: Ms. Ivy Huang, icom_china@yahoo.cn
More information:  http://www.chinamuseum.org.cn/icomaspac2012


2012
ICR
ICOM INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR REGIONAL MUSEUMS

Serbia
23 -28 september 2012
Annual Conference
Theme:"Gastronomic Heritage"

More information:
http://www.icr-icom.org/


2012

EXARC

INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATION OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL OPEN AIR MUSEUMS AND EXPERIMENTAL ARCHAEOLOGY

Höllviken Sweden

23 - 27 September, 2012

Annual meeting

Theme: Museum interpretation and public engagement: challenges and opportunities

Venue: Museum of Foteviken

More information: http://openarch.eu


2012
ICTOP
ICOM INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR THE TRAINING OF PERSONNEL

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
13-15 September, 2012
Theme: Bridges and Boundaries: Reframing Professional Education for Museums + Heritage?

Venue: Reinwardt Academy
Contact:  lynne.teather@utoronto.ca
More information: http://ictop.icom.museum



2012
ICME
ICOM International Committee for Museums of Ethnography

Windhoek, Namibia
12 - 14 September, 2012  
Annual Conference in collaboration with the ICOM Namibia and Museums Association of Namibia
Theme: “Commodifying Culture? Cultural Villages and Living Museums”
Venue: Safari Court Hotel and Conference Centre, Windhoek
Contact: annettefromm@HOTMAIL.COM
More information: http://icme.icom.museum


2012
MPR
ICOM INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS

Palermo, Italy
9-12 September 2012
Annual Meeting
Theme: Creative communications

Venue: University of Palermo
More information:
http://mpr.icom.museum/html-files/conference-info.htm


2012

Moldova, Romania and Ukraine

Chisnau, Moldova

6 September, 2012

Joint meeting of ICOM Committees of Moldova, Romania and Ukraine

Theme: Museums and Museum Ethics

Venue: National Art Museum of Moldova

More information: http://www.icommoldova.org


 

2012
ICOM Switzerland

Winterthour, Switzerland
30-31 August 2012
Annual Meeting of ICOM Switzerland and AMS
Theme: Expositions permanentes – défis permanents
Venue: Kongress- und Kirchgemeindehaus
More information: http://switzerland.icom.museum


CIMUSET
ICOM INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR MUSEUMS AND COLLECTIONS OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Tampere & Helsinki, Finland
28-31 August 2012
Annual meeting
Theme: Brighter perspectives for science & technology Museums: New approaches and perspectives for the exhibitions and interaction & cooperation with the academic world

Venue:
Museumcentre Vapriikki, Työväenmuseo Werstas, Tampere
More information: www.tampere.fi/cimuset2012


2012
The Inclusive Museum Conference 2012

Cave Hill, Barbados
2 - 5 August, 2012
5th International Conference on the Inclusive Museum
Venue: the University of the West Indies
More information:
http://onmuseums.com/conference-2012/
Contact: support@onmuseums.com


2012
ICOM South Africa

Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
13 July, 2012
ICOM-SA Workshop
Theme: Museums and social change: the case for and against digitizing
Venue: KwaZulu-Natal Museum
Contact: Marianne Gertenbach dmpgertenbach@telkomsa.net
More information:
http://southafrica.icom.museum


2012
ICOM UK

London, United Kingdom
4 July, 2012
ICOM UK 2012 Annual General Meeting
Venue: British Museum
More information: http://uk.icom.museum/about-us/agm./


 

2012
International Bodensee Symposium

Meeting of German-speaking Committees
21 - 24 June, 2012
Theme: Das Museumsobjekt (und seine Wirkung auf den Besucher) - The museum object (and its impact on the visitor)
Contact: ICOM Österreich,
Email: icom@icom-oesterreich.at


2012
ICOM-CC
ICOM INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR CONSERVATION

Barcelona, Spain
14–15 June 2012
ENAMEL Group of ICOM-CC (ICOM-CC Glass and Ceramics + Metals Working Group)
ENAMEL Experts’ meeting
For the first time, the meeting will be preceded by an Enamel Masterclass, 11-13 June 2012 at the Llotja Advanced School of Art and Design, Barcelona (Additional fee)
Venue:
Museu d’Història de Catalunya
Contact: Agnès Gall-Ortlik. Email: gallortlik@yahoo.fr


2012
CIDOC
ICOM INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR DOCUMENTATION

Helsinki, Finland,
10 - 14 June, 2012
Theme:
Enriching Cultural Heritage
More information: http://cidoc.icom.museum or
http://www.cidoc2012.fi/


ICLM
ICOM INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR LITERARY MUSEUMS

Olso, Norway
17-20 June 2012
Annual Meeting
Theme: Literary and Composer Museums and the spirit of the place
Venue:
Asker Museum
More information:
iclm.icom.museum


2012
GLASS
ICOM INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR MUSEUMS AND COLLECTIONS OF GLASS

NYC, Corning and Toledo, USA
4-13  June, 2012
Annual Conference
Theme: Glass Collections in USA
More information:
http://glass.icom.museum


2012
ICOM Russia

Moscow, Russia
30 May –  5 June 2012
International museum festival “Intermuseum 2012”
Theme: “Museums and tourism: Museums integration into the tourist industry”
Venue: Central House of artists, Krymsky val, 10, Moscow
Contact: intermuseum@mail.ru
More information:
www.intermuseum2012.ru


2012
ICOM SEE
REGIONAL ALLIANCE OF ICOM FOR SOUTH EAST EUROPE

Nis, Serbia
22-26 May 2012
Regional Scientific Conference
Theme: Risk assessment of cultural and natural heritage in the region of South East Europe.

Contact: seeicom@gmail.com
More information:
http://www.icom-see.org/


2012
CIMCIM
ICOM INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE OF MUSICAL INSTRUMENT MUSEUMS AND COLLECTIONS
15 - 20 May, 2012
New York, USA
41st Annual AMIS/CIMCIM Meeting
Theme: The Arts and Artists of Musical Instruments / Do displayed instruments become works of art? 
Venue:
Metropolitan Museum of Art and Manhattan School of Music
Contact: James Kopp; j2kopp@aol.com
More information: 
www.music.ed.ac.uk/euchmi/cimcim/


2012
ICOM France

11 May 2012
Bruxelles, Belgium
General Assembly 2012
Theme: "Les musées et leurs partenaires privés"

Venue: Musée des instruments de musique, Bruxelles
Contact : icomfrance@wanadoo.fr
More information: france.icom.museum


2012
ICOM US

29 April – 2 May
Minneapolis, MN., USA
ICOM US Annual Meeting
in cooperation with, the AAM Annual Meeting
Contact: Erik Ledbetter eledbetter@steamsafari.com
More information:
http://us.icom.museum


2012
NATHIST
ICOM INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR MUSEUMS AND COLLECTIONS OF NATURAL HISTORY

Bangkok, Thailand,
25-28 April 2012
Theme: Natural History Museums as Centres of Excellence in the Natural Sciences
Venue:  Natural History Museum of the National Museum Thailand
More information: http://nathist.icom.museum


2012
DEMHIST
ICOM INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR HISTORIC HOUSE MUSEUMS

18 - 20 April 2012
Perugia, Italy
International Conference
Theme: House Museums. The Owners and their Art Collections

Venue:
Palazzo di Sorbello House Museum, Perugia
Contact: segreteria@fondazioneranieri.org
More information:
http://demhist.icom.museum


2012
ICOM Belgium
5 March, 2012
Tongres, Belgium
Annual Conference
Venue: Gallo-Romeins Museum, Tongres
Contact: info@museumvereniging.be, or gerard.cobut@sciencesnaturelles.be
More information: http://belgium.icom.museum