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Museum Forum 2021 - Museums Beyond Covid: Reset, Rethink & Respond

The NI Museums Council is delighted to announce the programme for its annual Museum Forum which will take place online on Tuesday 23 March 2021, starting at 10:00am.

01 March 2021

 

Museum Forum

Tuesday 23 March 2021, 10:00 am – 12:30

Museums Beyond Covid: Reset, Rethink & Respond

 

 

Panel Session 1: 10:00 – 11:05am

Chair: Sinéad McCartan, Director, NI Museums Council

 

10:00-10:05

Welcome and Introduction

Sinéad McCartan

10:05-10:20

Margaret Henry, CEO, Thrive Audience Development

Culture Beyond Covid: Let’s Catch Up

10:20-10:35

Maeve Walls, Director of Culture, Department for Communities

A Look Forward

10:35-10:50

Rosemarie McHugh, Director of Product Development, Tourism Northern Ireland

 A tourism perspective – the NI tourism brand promise and consumer insights

10:50-11:05

Q & A Discussion

 

 11:05-11:15

BREAK

 

Panel Session 2: 11:15-12:30

Chair: Prof Elizabeth Crooke, Professor Heritage and Museum Studies, Ulster University

 

11:15-11:30

Paul Mullan, Northern Ireland Director, National Lottery Heritage Fund

The Heritage Fund view of the opportunity for museums in Northern Ireland

11:30-11:45

Anra Kennedy, Culture24

Digital transformation – beyond the Covid kickstart

11:45-12:00

Lynn Scarff, Director, National Museum of Ireland

Relevance and Resilience: Perspectives of a National Cultural Institution

12:00-12:30

Q & A Discussion

 

This is a FREE event for members of the NI Museums Council and will be hosted using Microsoft Teams. You will receive a Microsoft Teams email invitation  on Monday 22 March.  

Book your place: Booking is essential. 
Please email: 
rachel.mccance@nimc.co.uk,
by Friday 19 March 2021