9 August 2012

Museums Association Annual Conference & Exhibition

8-9 November 2012
Edinburgh

As Europe’s largest conference for museum professionals, the event is packed with thought-provoking sessions and essential networking opportunities. It is a great opportuntiy to think creatively, engage with colleagues and develop new skills.

The conference themes are national identity, social justice, and ‘Museums 2020’ - the MA’s new project to create a dynamic vision for museums. 
Keynote speakers include:

  • Fiona Hyslop, cabinet secretary for culture and external affairs
  • Aamer Anwar, human rights lawyer
  • Martin Roth, director of the Victoria and Albert Museum. 
Details of the conference programme can be found at www.museumsassociation.org/conference

There are greatly reduced rates for those booking before 30 August 2012.


Run alongside the conference is the annual exhibition, which will host 60 of the top companies working in the sector. 

The exhibition is free to attend, and in addition there is a free MP workshop programme which will give visitors some great ideas for their museums. 

More information can be found at: www.museumsassociation.org/visitexhibition

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