12th CoMuseum International Conference Culture, Care and Healing


Registration for the Conference and Masterclasses is now open!

On December 7-9, the Benaki Museum, the U.S. Embassy in Greece, and the British Council will present the 12th International CoMuseum Conference: Culture, Care and Healing.

This year's Conference will take place on December 7 from 12.00-19.00 in a hybrid format, with physical presence at the Amphitheatre of the Benaki Museum/Pireos 138, as well as with Live Streaming available for those who cannot be with us in person. Pre-registration is required for both options. Regarding your physical presence, and in order to be able to accommodate as many participants as possible, please note that once you register, your seat will be held for maximum one hour after the beginning of Conference.

The Conference will focus on healing through cultural and creative outlets. It will explore how the cultural and creative sector - museums and cultural organizations - may contribute to the recovery and development of our societies, institutions, and relationships.
During the 12th installment of this annual Conference, professionals from international museums and cultural organizations, civil society representatives, educators, culture and health professionals as well as academics will examine the above issues through keynotes, panel discussions, workshops and masterclasses.
On Thursday, December 8, between 10.00-18.00, the CoMuseum will present a series of workshops and masterclasses in-person at the Benaki Museum/Pireos 138. Extra workshops offered online only. Please note that workshops/masterclasses are addressed to museum and cultural professionals only.
Check out this year's Confirmed Speakers.
Check out this year's Masterclasses.
The Conference schedule will be announced very soon on our website.


The working languages for the Conference are English and Greek. There will be simultaneous interpretation for EN-GR and GR-EN and Greek Sign-Language interpretation. The working language for the Workshops/Masterclasses is mainly English (except for the Masterclass: Museology and Neuropsychology: New interdisciplinary synapses which will be held in Greek)

Please note that a SEPARATE registration is required for each of the events - the plenary session online and in-person as well as each workshop/masterclass. As demand is high, each participant can register for up to TWO workshops. More than two registrations will not be taken into consideration.
Registration for the Conference will remain open through December 7 and for the workshops/masterclasses through December 1 on the CoMuseum website.
Participation in the 2022 CoMuseum International Conference is admission-free.


This year's conference organised by the Benaki Museum, the U.S. Embassy in Greece and the British Council takes place in collaboration with the British Embassy in Athens, the Norwegian Embassy in Greece, the Netherlands Institute at Athens, the Thessaloniki Concert Hall, and with the support of MICROSOFT Hellas, the Benaki Museum Official Hospitality Sponsor Coco-Mat Hotels and the Benaki Museum Official Air Carrier Sponsor AEGEAN.
Looking forward to seeing you all at the Benaki Museum/Pireos 138!

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