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Starptautiska konference


Konference starptautiskā projekta "Muzejs, kurš mācās" ietvaros

10. oktobris – 12. oktobris. 2011

The overall objective of the event is that of sharing the knowledge existing within the LEM Network project, giving participants an opportunity to compare experiences and exchange ideas with colleagues from all over Europe. The conference “The Open and Learning Museum” has been registered on the Comenius Grundtvig Catalogue with the code IT-2011-706-001. The deadline for applications is April 29.


When: Oct 11, 2011 12:00 AM to Oct 12, 2011 12:00 AM

Where: Tampere, FI

Contact person: Margherita Sani

10 October

Arrival of the partners and get-together in the evening

11 October

LEM partner meeting at the Labour Museum Werstas

Dinner (probably at the Museums Center Vapriikki)

12 October

The Open and Learning Museum Conference


Draft of the programme

9:30 Registration and coffee/tea

10:00 Opening and introductions by the organisers (LEM, FMA/Open Museum, The Labour Museum Werstas)

10:30-12:30 Keynote speeches

Art and Culture for Well-being (TBA)

Adult Museum Visitors´ Learning Identities (tentative title), Dr. Lynda Kelly, Head of Web and Audience Research, Australian Museum

Museum as an open learning environment, Mr Kalle Kallio, Director of the Finnish Labour Museum Werstas

12:30 Lunch

13:30 Sharing best practices workgroups I

The unemployed as museum visitors (Ms Ulla Rohunen, Labour Museum Werstas and Ms Anna Bunney, Manchester Museum)

Intercultural dialogue /new communities in museums (Ms Jaana Ylänen, TAITE and Ms Janice Lane, Glasgow Museums,)

Visitor studies (Ms Carmen Willems, Gallo-Roman Museum and TBC)

Seniors as museum visitors (Ms Anni Venäläinen, Pori Art Museum, Ms Outi Kivimäki, Satakunta Museum and Ms Sara Grut, Jämtli)

Engaging and participatory learning in museums (Ms Leena Tornberg, CICERO Learning network and TBC)

Learning and technology (Ms Leenu Juurola, Museum of Technology and Mr Jean-Alain Pigerais, Cap Sciences)

14:45 Coffee

15:15 Sharing best practices workgroups II (six parallel workgroups repeated)

16:30 Closing of the seminar and a glass of wine


Sharing best practices - six parallel workgroups

Six parallel workgroups will be held twice so that a participant can attend two workgroups (I and II). In each workgroup there will be two introductory speakers (10-15 min) who will share their own best practice and after that discussions (45 min).



The whole programme will take place at the Finlayson area, a former industrial premises which flourishes today as an active cultural and business centre. The Finlayson area has versatile services for everyone to enjoy: in addition to The Labour Museum Werstas, there are other museums, art galleries, theatres, boutiques, a cinema complex and numerous restaurants.

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