#TheMuseumsLab is a platform for joint learning, exchange and continuing education on the future of #museums in both #Africa and #Germany. The aim is also to establish close and lasting networks between future shapers of #museum concepts on both sides. Learn more: https://themuseumslab.org/
Find below the programme of the kick-off event as well as further information about the project. //
Introduction #TheMuseumsLab // • Karen Taylor, The Advisors //
• Heiko Maas, Foreign Minister, Federal Foreign Office, Germany (@AuswaertigesAmtDE)
• Joybrato Mukherjee, President of the DAAD @DAAD Worldwide)
• Johannes Vogel, Director General of the Museum für Naturkunde Berlin
• Carsten Busch, President of the University of Applied Sciences Berlin (@HTW Berlin)
• Facil Tesfaye, Deputy Chairperson, The Advisors // Keynote //
• Nana Oforiatta Ayim, Director, ANO Institute of Arts and Knowledge The project was developed by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), the Museum für Naturkunde Berlin and the Master‘s Programme in Museum Management and Communication at the University of Applied Sciences Berlin (HTW Berlin), in close cooperation with the African consultancy group The Advisors.
Ten museums as well as several other cultural institutions are partners with the programme. The project is ﬁnanced by the Federal Foreign Oﬃce and supported by the Minister of State for Culture and the Media as well as the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development.
More information: Museum für Naturkunde Berlin