Date: 29 February - 31 July 2019
The 2016 Annual Conference - Museums for Society: Towards a Cultural Democracy took place at the National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin, on 26 - 28 February.
Date: 13 December -
The 2015 Annual Conference - Museums in Society: Navigating Public Policy was held on Friday 27 February - Sunday 1 March 2015 at the Ulster Museum, National Museums Northern Ireland, Belfast.
Date: 21 February - 23 February 2014
The Annual Conference 2014 took place on 21-23 February in City Hall, Waterford, courtesy of Waterford Museum of Treasures.
Date: 21 February - 24 February 2013
In 2013 the Annual Conference took place in Kilkenny Castle on the theme 'The Porous Museum: Making Connections, Building Partnerships'. The conference followed the national emphasis that was placed on the Irish diaspora in 2013 - enacting its own 'gathering' of professionals that recognized and promoted the powerful networks and...
Date: 24 February - 26 February 2012
In times of national economic stress, the provision of cultural and heritage sector support can seem like a luxury. There are many fractures in the structure of our society. Unemployment rates continue to rise, people are losing their homes and health services are being curtailed.
Date: 25 February - 27 February 2011
Location: Drogheda, Co. Louth
In 2011 The Annual Conference took place in the Droichead Arts Centre, Drogheda, Co. Louth on the theme of 'The Way Forward: Sustainability and the Museum'
Date: 26 February - 28 February 2010
Location: Killarney, Co. Kerry
In 2010 The Annual Conference took place in Killarney on the theme of 'Museum Exhibitions - from ideas to opening' and covered the theory and practice behind exhibitions, audiences, content, touring and buildings. Speakers included Dr Peter Crowther (Ulster Museum), Professor Fintan Cullen (Nottingham University), Andy Horn (Birmingham Museums and...
Date: 27 February - 01 March 2009
In 2009 the Annual Conference was held in the City Hotel, Derry/Londonderry. This conference discussed how the common ground of heritage and history has the potential to encourage museums to depart from tradition and embrace different ways of thinking, working and developing ideas.
Date: 29 February - 02 March 2008
All museums have a local dimension. At the most basic level, collections and visitors provide links with the local community in addition to their international dimensions. Enormous benefits, however, can be gained from developing a strategic approach to local and community partnerships.
Date: 02 March - 04 March 2007
This conference will address issues relevant to the Irish museums community concerning science, technology and society and the role of museums. The status of science is challenging Irish museums just at a time when society is reliant on science and technology for its survival.