Preliminary Programme

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North Building, Conference Hall

9.00   Registration

9.30   Welcome Opening Address

9.45   Keynote Panel

Yohko Watanabe (Keio University Art Center)
Andrew Simpson (UMAC/Department of Ancient History, Macquarie University, Australia)
Judy Willcocks (Central Saint Martins, London University of the Arts, UK)

Moderator TBA

11.30   Lunch break

13.00   Session 1 (Poster Session): Case Studies
Moderator TBA

  • Step by Step: From Research to Education and Public Engagement in a University Museum: A Project at MSA, University of Padova, Italy
      A. Menegazzi, P. Zanovello (Univerity of Padova)
  • Impact of Museum Culture Activities on Students' Cross-Cultural Communication Competency
      T. Zhao (Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University)
  • Bringing Life to Museum Collections: The Case of the University Art Museum, Tokyo University of the Arts
      M. Kirishima (University Art Museum, Tokyo University of the Arts)
  • Exhibition as a Result of Cooperation of Different Stakeholders: A Case Study of the Smoluchowski Biographical Exhibition
      M. Kluza (Jagiellonian University Museum), M. Pawłowska (Jagiellonian University)
  • Ukiyoe Art Meets Natural History: Example of Hiroshige's One Hundreds Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo Hyakkei)
      H. Kitazato (TUMSAT), Y. Oki (TUMSAT), Y. Homma (Keio Museum Commons)
  • Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul Museum (UFRGS Museum)
      E. Muratore, L. Ketzer Fagundes (UFRGS)
  • New Challenge of the Museum in Tokyo Tech, A Science and Engineering University
      S. Tanabashi (Museum and Archives, Tokyo Institute of Technology)
  • How to Return to the University: Cooperation Experience of University Museums and Endowment Fund  (Case of Perm University)
      M. Romashova, K. Punina (Perm State University)

13.45   Panel ‘What we think about Keio Museum Commons’
Members of the Keio Museum Commons Preparation Office

14.45   Coffee break

15.30   Session 2 and 3

East Research Building (rooms tbc)

Session 2: Citizensand University Museum

Moderator TBA

ConnectingCollections, Citizen Science, Education and Conservation

K.Tanja, V. Pirjo, T. Jonna (University of Jyväskylä, Open Science Centre/Museum)

"Dinosaurs:Giants from Argentina": An Exhibition as Meeting Point Between theUniversity and the Municipality of Padova (Italy)

M.Fornasiero, Letizia Del Favero (Museum of Geology and Palaeontology, PadovaUniversity Museums Centre)

Barrio Museo,University Museum and Community

G.A.Ortiz Serrano (Museum of Contemporary Art Bogotá)

Rural Outreach as aMandate for State-Sponsored University Museums: Building Global Awarenessthrough Technology and Empathy

R.M.Straughn-Navarro (Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas)



Session 3: New Type  of Curation

Moderator TBA

Performing Arts,  Performing Art: Bringing Theater into the University Art Gallery

S.  Hendler, S. Aronson-Lehavi (Tel Aviv University)


Developing  University Collections Curatorial Approach

Patrizia  Luzi (University of Florence)


Plastic  Entanglements and Intimate Encounters: A Heuristic Phenomenology

J.A.  Wagner-Lawlor (Penn State University)


 Art and Science  Collaborations: The Case of Plastic Entanglements

H.  Davis (Eugene Lang College, The New School, New York)



17.00   Session 4 and 5

East Research Building (rooms tbc)

Session 4:  Ethical Issues

Moderator TBA


Melting Pot or  Cauldron? Addressing Race Relations in American Art Museums Today

J.  Deupi, B.G. Lynn (University of Miami)


The Museum of the  University of Rosario: Living and Virtual Museum and a Collection within  Everyone's Reach

M.  Guzmán Bejarano (Museum of the Rosario University)


The Post-Colonial  Legacy in University Museums: Addressing the Spoils of Slavery at the  University of Glasgow

S.C.  Scholten (The Hunterian, University of Glasgow)


Collection Legacies:  Celebrating, Critiquing and Stimulating Global Thinking

C.  Straughn, S.R. Hardy (Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas)



Session 5: Future ofUniversity Museum

Moderator TBA


Should the UniversityMuseums Be Only Museums?

H.Dreysse (University of Strasbourg)


Brazilian Network ofUniversity Museum and Collections: Challenges and Perspectives

M.Candido da Silva (Museum of Veterinary Anatomy of the School of VeterinaryMedicine and Animal Science of the University of São Paulo)


Historical ScientificInstruments in the Collections of the University Museums in Poland: Research Projectof the National Science Center Poland 2018-2020

E.Wyka (Institute for History of Science of the Polish Academy of Sciences/JagiellonianUniversity Museum)


University is a Museum

L.A.Lozovaya (Tomsk Polytechnic University)



18:30   Closure


9.30   Session 6 and 7

East Research Building (rooms tbc)

Session 6:  Object and Display

Moderator TBA


Museum Display andCultural Politics: Experimental Art Exhibition to Reexamine Museum Politics andCultural Equality

S.Shiraiwa (University of Helsinki)


Compartmentalizationas an Effective Tool in Creating Study Guides for Exhibitions

V.C.Fuentes (Fundacion Sansó Inc.)


Arranging Spaces of Relation(s): What CanObjects Do?

L.O'Neal (Lamont Gallery, Phillips Exeter Academy)



Session 7: Student  Participation

Moderator TBA


Critical Collage:  University Art Galleries, Collections and Arts Based Inquiry Across Academic  Disciplines

L.  Dalton (Acadia University Art Gallery)


The Stations of a  Nation Project

G.  Torres (Center for Campus Art, De La Salle College of Saint Benilde)


Putting Out the  Welcome Mat: Innovative Student Engagement at the University Museum

J.  Hartz (Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, University of Oregon), B. Rothermel (Daura  Gallery, University of Lynchburg), J. Sheats (University Galleries, Fisk  University), J. Wetenhall (George Washington University Museum and the  Textile Museum, George Washington University)



11.00   Closure/Lunch


13.00   Visits to University Museums in Tokyo


18.00   Closing Reception