Museologists and museum volunteers will meet at online events on 18 May International Museum Day. The future of museums in Turkey will be discussed in online seminars to be held.
In the first of the seminars to be held in cooperation with the Ministry of Culture and Tourism General Directorate of Cultural Heritage and Museums, the International Council of Museums ICOM Turkey National Committee and the Museum of Museums Association, the “The Future of Museums: Recover and Reimagine” was determined by ICOM for 2021. Presentations will be made within the scope of the theme.
The headlines of the webinar, which will be attended by experts from many important museums in Turkey, are; "What Can Museums Achieve in the Contemporary World?", "Institutional Design of the Museum and the Institute Museum Approach", "The Social / Social Role of Museums and Sustainability", "The Sustainability of Museums in the Effect of Climate Change", "Digital Transformation / Digitalization / Technology in Museums" and "New Museology Applications will be ”.
Troy Museum, Konya Museum, Alanya Museum, Gaziantep Museum, Galata Mevlevihanesi Museum, Aydın Museum, Kocaeli Museum, Van Museum and Ephesus Museum, as well as Rahmi M.Koç Museum, Doğançay Museum, Hacettepe Art Museum, Erimtan Archeology and Art Museum, Tire City Museum, Istanbul University-Museum Management Department, Museum of Professional Organization Association, Yapı Kredi Museum, Illusion Museum, İzmir Painting and Sculpture Museum and Gallery, and 25 museums from ICOM Turkey, Museum Piggy Bank and Bursa Conquest Museum will attend.
The seminars will be held between 18-21 May.
Other Events of the International Museum Day
The General Directorate of Cultural Heritage and Museums will hold another network seminar with the theme "The Future of Museums" on May 18 at 14.00:XNUMX. Archeology News, Private Chess Museum, Antalya Akdeniz University Archeology Department academic staff member Prof. Dr. Nevzat Çevik and Istanbul Archeology Museums and Bodrum Underwater Archeology Museum officials will attend.
Ankara University Kıpır Kıpır Museum Volunteers Team will also organize an online event on May 18 at 19.00. The meeting was held on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the foundation of the Anatolian Civilizations Museum. Museum Meetings ”.
In addition, an online seminar on “Alanya Museum: Past Future” will be held on May 21 at 19.00 in cooperation with Alanya Museum and Alaaddin Keykubat University Architecture Department.
The program was attended by General Directorate of Cultural Heritage and Museums Department Head Bülent Gönültaş, Antalya Akdeniz University Archeology Department academic staff member Prof. Dr. Nevzat Çevik, Alanya Museum Director Seher Türkmen, Archaeologist Gülcan Demir and Architect Ömer Selçuk Baz will attend. The program will continue with an online workshop and exhibition on May 22nd and 23rd.
The webinar series, spread over a week as part of the Museums Day, will be completed with an event to be held by the Kocaeli Museum on 22 May.
In addition to Kocaeli Museum, the representatives of the General Directorate of Cultural Heritage and Museums and the ICOM Turkey National Committee, academicians from Kocaeli University and Bursa Uludağ University Archeology Departments will attend the seminar. Kocaeli studies will be discussed.
The Ministry of Culture and Tourism General Directorate of Cultural Heritage and Museums will share content promoting museums and inviting visitors all day long via social media accounts on May 18.