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March 14, 2024

NetworkCall for papers – Museum Storage: Current Situation and New Challenges

The ICOM Working Group on Collections in Storage will be organizing an international conference in Paris from 29 to 31 October 2024 on the subject of museum storage worldwide.

The conference, which will be held at the Sorbonne Nouvelle University in partnership with several institutions, follows the launch of an international survey on museum storage, the results of which will be shared in the coming weeks and discussed during the conference.

ICOM intends to continue to reflect on this topic by inviting professionals and researchers to discuss the communication and outreach actions related to museum reserves, the technological transformations and new types of storage that have been set up, as well as their possible development in the coming years and how they can best meet tomorrow’s challenges.

Proposals for papers and/or articles will be accepted up to and including 15 May 2024.

Papers should be presented in English or French.

They should be addressed to

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