Conference: Museums and galleries responding to the climate and ecological crisis 6/3/2020

NMDC is hosting a conference on the climate crisis, convened by CEO of the Horniman, Nick Merriman who is also Chair of NMDC’s environment and ecology subgroup. Participants will discuss how museum professionals can learn from each other’s efforts to tackle the climate and ecological crisis, and see what sort of collective impact the sector can achieve. The focus will be on positive action and practical solutions relating to five main themes: reducing energy consumption, sustainable exhibition practice, activating the public, sustainable approaches to international working and encouraging biodiversity at museums and galleries’ sites.  The conference will be held at Tate Modern on 21st April, tickets are £15 (concession)- £74. NMDC

Also: The Science Museum is seeking papers on sustainable curation for its one day workshop on the topic on 29th April. Museum professionals, academics and artists are invited to respond by 12th March. SMG