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Museum Ideas 2018, London, 1-5 October. 5 days of workshops, performances, special events, an exclusive ‘Collections, Communities and Collaborative Design’ study day and our essential Museum Ideas international conference. Early-bird registration now open – tickets for 5 days of events start from just £157.

Explore the ideas shaping the future of museums. Each year Museum Ideas brings together a groups of fascinating speakers and challenges them to share innovative ideas in concise, powerful talks. The aim is for delegates to be inspired by perspectives outside their own specialism and locality. What unites the conference is the quality and enthusiasm of contributors along with their desire to share valuable expertise and experience.

You can expect an international speaker line-up and audience. Last year we welcomed speakers from South Africa, Argentina, Hong Kong, the US and Europe. This year the conference features speakers from India, New Zealand, the United Arab Emirates, the United States and Europe. Now in its seventh year, Museum Ideas welcomes hundreds of leading museum professionals from around the world. Delegates from over 20 countries took part in the 2017 conference.

Register for Museum Ideas 2018 for a packed schedule of essential talks, valuable workshops and study visits, and the opportunity to make exciting new connections. With fresh insights you can take directly back to your team, the conference will add tremendous value to your current work and is an active investment in the future and what you choose to do next.

“A conference for mind expanding conversations and international networking with a platform for shared discussions” – Martin Payne, The British Museum

Museum Ideas 2018 includes 5 days of events taking place in London from Monday 1 October – Friday 5 October. The main international conference takes place on Thursday 4 October at the Museum of London and is designed so it can be attended as a standalone event delivering innovative ideas, insights and inspiration.

4 days of additional events – including a special Collections, Communities and Collaborative Design Study Day at the National Maritime Museum – are free to attend for conference delegates but space is more limited and they need to be pre-booked.

Discover more about the speakers, events, venues and more below:

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