Annual Lecture: 17 Feb 2020, 6pm

Museums, Galleries, Collections and Heritage Institute (MGCHI) Annual Lecture Monday 17th February 2020, 18:00, School 3. David Anderson, Director General, Amgueddfa Cymru-National Museum Wales  “The challenges of cultural democracy: St Fagans National Museum of History” David Anderson was appointed to Amgueddfa Cymru as Director General in 2010. Prior to that he was Director of Learning … Read more

Invited Lecture: Jane Milosch

Jane Milosch, Director, Smithsonian Provenance Research Exchange Program (PREP) Provenance Research and Museums: Prioritizing Stewardship Over Ownership. Let’s Get Creative. Monday 7 October, 5.15pm, University of St Andrews (School V) Provenance research is an integral museum practice that documents a chain of ownership—ideally unbroken—from the creation of an object to the present. Since the end … Read more

Call for Papers

International Conference on Community Heritage University of St Andrews, Scotland, Friday 8thNovember 2019   Call for Papers: “Community Heritage” is front and centre of many new heritage strategies and visitor attractions in Scotland, and yet it is largely managed by volunteers and lacks definition as a sector in its own right. Over the past two … Read more

Conference – cancelled

Museum Studies: Past, Present, Future Conference  Due to the developing situation surrounding Coronavirus (COVID-19), it is with sincere regret that the Museums, Galleries and Collections Institute (MGCI) has decided to cancel our upcoming Museum Studies: Past, Present, Future conference, 7-8th May 2020. A full refund will be issued to those who have already booked their … Read more

Public lecture – 15th April 2019

Museum, Galleries and Collections Institute Annual Lecture Picasso in the 21st century: new meanings, new disciplines Monday 15th April, 6.15pm in School III (University of St Andrews) This year we are delighted to welcome Anna Guarro Navarro of the Museo Picasso in Barcelona, where she runs interdisciplinary outreach programmes to interpret Picasso for the 21st … Read more