Each year the International Training Programme organise a week-long programme structured around the Museums Association (MA) annual conference. The 2019 MA Conference was held in Brighton and was attended by the ITP team and six ITP fellows:
- Astghik Marabyan, Head of Cultural Heritage and Folk Arts Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport, Armenia (ITP Fellow 2017)
- Zulkifli Ishak, Curator, Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia (IAMM) (ITP Fellow 2017)
- Namrata Sarmah, Project Curator, Assam State Museum, Guwahati, India (ITP Fellow 2018)
- Roshan Mishra, Director, Taragaon Museum, Nepal (ITP Fellow 2018)
- Xuejing Dai, Educator and Exhibition Curator, Shandong Museum, China (ITP Fellow 2015)
- Wesam Mohamed, PhD Fellow, Aarhus Univeristy, Denmark (Egypt, ITP Fellow 2015)
The theme of the 2019 MA Conference was ‘Sustainable and Ethical Museums in a Globalised World.’ In addition to the conference, a programme of visits was organised which included trips to the Weald and Downland Living Museum and Polesden Lacey.
Follow the link below to read the ITP report on the MA Conference Brighton programme. Look out for an upcoming blog post with reports written by the six fellows who attended.
Thank you to all who helped to make the Brighton programme a success!