CFP- MCG Museums+Tech 2020: Museums in a crisis | December 2020 | Museums Computer Group
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"Museums+Tech 2020 will be hosted virtually on 9 and 10 December 2020.
This year museums, galleries and other cultural organisations have faced challenges beyond what anyone could have imagined only a year ago. With the onset of COVID-19 and the world going into ‘lockdown’, institutions have been forced to make changes that have never been made before in peacetime. The world was then shaken by the death of George Floyd and the global response of the Black Lives Matter movement with greater calls for the decolonisation of cultural institutions. How museums respond to these crises will shape the future of our organisations. This year, cultural organisations have been presented with critical turning points where important decisions will need to be made. Our 2020 virtual conference is asking what role digital can play for museums in a crisis. How can museums and other cultural organisations respond to crisis, both in terms of their collections, programmes, and internally? Do they have what it takes to survive when their doors can no longer open to the public? What role can digital play in responding to crisis and how might it be used to respond to issues of colonisation, access and inclusion? ...
The call for proposals will close at 23:59 (BST) on 4 September 2020...."