Manchester Museum and how to renew and reimagine the creative, collaborative and civic role of the university museum.
Wednesday 22 May 18.30 – 19.30
Pembroke College, Auditorium

CCC are delighted to announce we will be joined by Esme Ward Director of the shortlisted For Art Fund Museum of the Year 2024.

With a mission to build understanding between cultures and a more sustainable world, Manchester Museum at the University of Manchester reopened in February 2023 after a capital (and ethical?) transformation and commitment to become the world’s most inclusive, imaginative and caring museum.

In this lecture Esme will draw upon experiences and stories rooted in Manchester, grapple with the complexities and challenges facing ‘encyclopaedic” museums today and reflect on a more open, equitable and values-driven approach to research, care and collections.

The lecture will be from 18.30 – 19.30

Followed by a drinks reception 19.30 – 20.30