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Which Museum Conferences to attend in 2023?

It’s difficult to keep track of all of the great museum conferences taking place around the world, especially when virtual events make even more great talks available. Sometimes you may find out too late that an event is taking place, and it’s a real shame when it’s something you might have attended. We’ve compiled this list of Museum Conferences taking place throughout 2023. This list will be updated throughout the year.

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February 2023

Museums, Health & Wellbeing Summit

🌎 Virtual Conference

Organised by MuseumNext, the Museums, Health & Wellbeing Summit will take place 6-7 February 2023. Over two days you’ll hear how museums are improving mental health, combatting isolation, building resilience and serving those facing aged related illness.

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March 2023

Green Museum Summit

🌎 Virtual Conference

The health of our planet is one of the defining issues of the age, and cultural institutions have their part to play.

How can museums champion sustainable choices and educate the public about environmental impact? How can we make our museums more sustainable and embrace practices that reduce waste and move us towards net-zero?

The Green Museums Summit brought together museums professionals from around the globe to share inspiration, actionable ideas and new ways of working.

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May 2023

MuseumNext Digital Summit

🌎 Virtual Conference

The ever-changing nature of digital can mean that it’s hard for museums to know where to focus their energy for the best results.

How can your museum stay up to date with the latest technology, strategies and tools? Where can you learn from those who seem to be doing everything right?

The MuseumNext Digital Summit brought together more than forty international speakers to share action orientated presentations to help your museum find digital success.

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June 2023

Digital Learning Summit

🌎 Virtual Conference

Digital learning is reshaping schools and education, but what does this mean for museums?

The Digital Learning Summit will bring together inspiring presentations and actionable advice from those leading this work in Museums around the globe.

We’ll highlight the tools and techniques that are transforming learning both online and in our museums.

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July 2023

Museum Fundraising Summit

🌎 Virtual Conference

Museums are facing a more challenging fundraising environment as austerity bites larger chunks from the grants that support them and public giving falls.

The Museum Fundraising Summit will bring together inspiring presentations and actionable advice from those leading this work in Museums around the globe.

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