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27th – 29th June 2022

Museums are often seen as places that put creativity on display, whether that is art, design, music, writing, or science. But museums are also engines of creativity, offering audiences opportunities to make, learn and collaborate.

The Creative Museums Summit will bring together museum professionals from around the globe to share case studies, actionable strategies, and new ideas on creativity in museums.

How are museums building creativity into their organisations, and how they’re providing new opportunities to make, learn and collaborate?


18th – 20th July 2022

The Next Generation Summit will bring together 30 presentations by young museum professionals, students, and freelancers to share fresh perspectives, new ideas, and original strategies guaranteed to inspire.

Highlights include presentations on accessibility, representation, workers’ rights, sustainability, audiences, and technology.

This event is for anyone interested in the latest thinking from the next generation of museum professionals who look set to reshape the sector.


26 – 28 September 2022

If you’re struggling to keep up with the ever changing nature of digital collections, this event is for you.

Over three days you’ll hear about the latest digital platforms, strategies and tools, and get the guidance you need to move forward with confidence.

From digitisation to collection management, online collections to digital storytelling, DAMS to NFTs. We ask what’s next?


Past Events

6th – 8th June 2022

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 brings together more than forty international speakers to share action orientated presentations to help your museum find digital success.


9th – 11th May 2022

Museum visitor numbers have been hit hard by the Covid Pandemic, so what are the strategies museums can use to rebuild their audiences? How can museums position themselves for success in summer 2022? And how can museums grow their audiences beyond those who traditionally visited pre-pandemic?

The Growing Audiences Summit will bring together museum professionals from around the world to share inspiration, actionable idea and new ways of working.


28th – 30th March 2022

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 will bring together museums professionals from around the globe to share inspiration, actionable ideas and new ways of working.


28th February – 2nd March 2022

In an age of shortened attention spans, it’s becoming more evident that museums can’t simply be something nice to look at — they must actively engage their visitors. To do this, museums are turning to play, in its many forms, to both engage and educate those who walk through their doors.

This virtual conference will bring together museum professionals from around the globe to share best practices in creating engaging, playful experiences both in the museum and online.


31st January – 2nd February 

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

From improving mental health to combating social isolation, building resilience in children, to serving those suffering from age-related conditions, this virtual event will ask what’s next for health, wellbeing and museums.