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Museum Social Impact Summit

22 - 23 May 2024

Virtual Conference

Trusted by leading museums

Museums are transcending their traditional roles to make significant contributions to addressing pressing societal challenges, such as poverty, climate change, mental health and equality for all.

These cultural institutions, once seen primarily as repositories of history, art and science have evolved into dynamic hubs for social impact and change. They are no longer content with simply showcasing the past; instead, they are actively shaping the future by engaging with the most pressing issues of our time.

The Museum Social Impact Summit 2024 will delve deep into this transformation, highlighting how museums are harnessing their unique resources, collections, and expertise to drive positive change in society.

Delegates can join us live from anywhere with wifi. All our Museum Social Impact Summit presentations will also be available to watch on-demand for 12 months.


  • Gain insights into practical strategies that can be implemented in your own museum or cultural institution.
  • Discover how museums are redefining their role as change makers in 2024.
  • Learn how to fostering dialogue and address these critical issues head-on.
  • Be inspired and get excited about your work again.
  • Put your questions to the speakers.
  • Connect with like minded people through our MuseumNext members area.











David Glasser

A platform for uninhibited fresh thinking with a really effective balance between the fresh technical and fresh thinking - nothing less from Museum Next!

David Glasser Ben Uri Gallery and Museum
Magnus Jensner

The MuseumNext conferences, whether it is live or digital, always manage to gather a great variety of people and speakers. It is always very accessible, held in a friendly including spirit which promotes good dialogue and discussions between speakers and audience. You're always looking forward to attending the next conference or gathering.

Magnus Jensner Hallands Konstmuseum
Lu Spriggs

Absolutely top-notch conference. All the talks I attended were informative and valuable, giving me not only aspirational motivation but also a lot of practical, applicable advice and insights. I can't wait for next year!

Lu Spriggs The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens