Panel Discussion for International Museum Day - Museums as Cultural Hubs: The Future of Tradition
International Museum Day 2019 will focus on the new roles of museums as active actors in their communities
Join the museum team and panellist at Aotea Utanganui for a discussion about Museums as Cultural Hubs. Join invited panellists who will be in discussion around the role museums play within communities, and you’ll be able to share your views about how contemporary museums reflect your needs, desires, and aspirations. The role of museums in society is changing. Museums keep reinventing themselves in their quest for becoming more interactive, audience focused, community oriented, flexible, adaptable and mobile. They have become cultural hubs functioning as platforms where creativity combines with knowledge and where visitors can also co-create, share and interact.
At once a focal point for the community and an integral part of a global network, museums offer a platform for translating local communities’ needs and views into a global context.
1-3pm Saturday 18 May 2019