ICOM Webinar | Local Communities Strengthening Museums | 5 August 2020, 3:00-4:15 p.m. (CEST)

Following the two webinars on the impact of the COVID-19 crisis and innovative solutions to face it, ICOM wants to continue its commitment to support the museum community, with an online discussion that will explore fruitful synergies between museums and their communities.

On 5 August 2020, 3:00-4:15 p.m. (CEST) the ICOM Webinar “Local Communities Strengthening Museums” will present an open online debate regarding the current relationship between museums and local communities, proposing actions and activities recently implemented in different areas of the world. The webinar aims to emphasize the crucial role that local communities can play towards cultural institutions of any size. Especially within the current context of a global pandemic, fruitful synergies bonding museums with the surrounding communities can lead to high-impact projects, for the benefit of both the cultural sector and society.