MUSEUMS AND BIOGRAPHIES 11–12 September 2009
[please forward to interested parties]
The 2009 Museums and Galleries History Group conference will be held
at the National Gallery in London on Friday 11th and Saturday 12th
September 2009, co-organised by the International Centre for Cultural
and Heritage Studies at Newcastle University.
The conference will bring together those who study the interconnections
between museums and galleries, collecting and biography. Drawing together
analyses of representation, material culture and personality, papers will cast
new light on the study of lives, objects and display.
Keynote speakers: Arthur MacGregor, Nicholas Penny.
Other speakers will address the following topics:
• Museums and the Self
• Donors and Legacies
• Oral History
• Women and Museums
• Object Biographies
• Individuals Shaping Collections
See the provisional programme at www.mghg.org/events
Please note lunches will not be provided.
Price (for 2 days):
Non-MGHG members £55.00
MGHG members (concessions) £40
To register, buy tickets on the National Gallery events page,
www.nationalgallery.org.uk/what/events/2009/sep/default.htm; please note
that concessionary prices become available further into the procedure.
Please direct queries to Catherine Todd - [log in to unmask] (or to
Catherine Todd, Publications & Conference Assistant, ICCHS, Bruce Building,
Newcastle University, NE1 7RU).