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Day TWO: Session 6
Join COMCOL, the International Committee for Collecting of the International Council of Museums (ICOM), on Thursday, September 20, for the 6th session of its 2020 Virtual Conference: "Collecting Diversity: Divergence as Dialogue." This event is organized in collaboration with ICOM Russia.

Session 6:
“Contemporary Ways of Collecting”
Moderator: Olga Sinitsyna, Advisory Board Member, Mikhail Prokhorov Foundation (Moscow, Russia)

Description
Museums have the responsibility to collect and show collections in an inclusive way. How is this done? How can museums collect and preserve stories and objects that showcase our super diverse societies? How do museums work in an inclusive way with contemporary collecting and collections?

Agenda

15:00 to 16.30 Session 6
“Contemporary Ways of Collecting”
Moderator: Olga Sinitsyna, Advisory Board Member, Mikhail Prokhorov Foundation (Moscow, Russia)

15:00 to 15:15 “Dialogue with Donors”
Joanna Kroll, Head of Digital Collections, and Aldona Modrzewska, Head, Collection Department, POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews (Warsaw, Poland)

15:15 to 15:30 “Collecting in a Minefield. Participative Collecting on the Second World War and Conflicts” Leen Beyers, Curator, and Vera De Boeck, Curator Connection, Museum aan de Stroom, MAS (Antwerp, Belgium)

15:30 to 15:45 “Focus on Changing Rituals, Traditions and Habits”
Els Veraverbeke, Conservator, The Huis van Alijn Museum (Ghent, Belgium)

15:45 to 16:00 “Significance Analysis as a Tool of Communication”
Minna Sarantola Weiss, Head of Research, Helsinki City Museum (Helsinki, Finland)

16:00 to 16:30 Questions & Answers

16:30 to 17:00 Break

Sep 10, 2020 03:00 PM in Paris

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