Shared Interest: an event to explore collaboration between museums, visual arts organisations and universities in England’s North West
29 January 2010 at Manchester Museum 10:00 – 16:30
A Renaissance North West free event convened by Renaissance NW, North West Universities Association and Arts Council England, North West.
Cultural and educational institutions are being urged to build partnerships in order to survive the current rocky economic climate and to encourage creative practice. Shared Interest, a report commissioned by Renaissance NW, NWUA and ACE, NW shows that there is considerable
collaboration already taking place between universities, museums and visual arts organisations in the NW. But there is much more that could be achieved.
The purpose of this event is to encourage dialogue between institutions, with a view to sustaining existing collaborations and nurturing new ones. Delegates will have the opportunity to:
and research development leads at higher education institutions (HEIs).
10.30 Welcome and introduction: summary of the issues raised in the Shared Interest report. (Dr Abigail Gilmore, co-author of the report and Director of the Centre for Arts Management &
Cultural Policy, The University of Manchester)
11.00 Case studies of collaboration between museums, visual arts organisations and HEIs
14.00 World café (facilitated discussion groups)
15.30 Expert panel to address issues