Creative practices in Museums

Auditorium Terza Torre, Bologna – Italy on Thursday 8 October 2015


The conference on Creative practices in Museums was organized to explore the potential of digital technologies applied to museums and to connect the Maker Community and digital industries with museums and museum practitioners to define new ways of interpreting collections.


The conference was organised in a plenary session in the morning:
The Creative Museum Project – Cécile Marsan, Cap Sciences, France
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Museums and Makers Inspiring Each Other. A Dublin Experience – Jenny Siung, Chester Beatty Library, Ireland
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A compared analysis of creative practices – Jo Anne Sunderland Bowe, Heritec, United Kingdom
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Museums and Creative Industries. The NEMO Working Group – Ineta Zelca Simansone, Creative Museum, Latvia
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AthenaPlus: creative tools for museums – Maria Teresa Natale, Technical Coordinator AthenaPlus
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Museums and creativity: the artists’ viewpoint – Daniele Pario Perra, Istituto Beni Culturali, Regione Emilia-Romagna, Italy
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Museomix a creative Makethon: feedback from a Museum organisation – Fabrice Denise, Museum Antique Arles, France
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In the afternoon, four parallel workshops:

– Museomix: giving space to the community

– Design thinking for makers and museums

– ESOL: how to teach a foreign language in museums in a creative way

– How to design an interactive programme with makers: Sound gadgets: Arduino platform, Synthomir synthesizer



The conference is organised within the framework of the EU funded project “Creative Museum” in partnership with  Istituto per i beni artistici culturali e naturali – IBC
Organised by The #CreativeMuseum EU Project