On the occasion of COMCOL’s 13th annual conference we will join forces with the Chinese Association of Museums (CAM) in Taiwan in 2023. For this conference we will focus on contemporary practices of care in collecting.
In the wake of the adoption of the new museum definition at the ICOM General Conference in August 2022, we would like to explore how we can look at the new aspects that were added, emphasizing the social role of the museum, but also its involvement in and with diverse societies. The new definition is both a recognition of existing practices as well as opening new avenues. What does it mean for the act of collecting, but also for the ways collections are dealt with? Read more