The 22nd International Festival Intermuseum 2020 has moved online and will take place on May 27-29, 2020. The theme of this year’s event is 75th anniversary of the victory in the World War II.

This year, the festival which is annually attended by some 3,000 museum and heritage professionals, includes an interactive museum exhibition, a business program in the format of webinars and a professional museum competition.

Russian Committee of the International Council of Museums (ICOM Russia) is co-curating “Education, customer focus, inclusion”, and has also assisted in the preparation of “Information Technologies” and “Museum Security”. A detailed program of these areas, as well as other events, you can find here.

There are 2 possible ways to view and participate in events:

You can become a participant in live viewing. To do this, the next column contains links to YouTube broadcasts of each section. Broadcasting events on YouTube has no restrictions on the number of participants.

You can participate in the event and ask a question in the chat. To do this, you need to register for the event by clicking the “Registration” button opposite the webinar you are interested in and create a personal account on the ZOOM platform. The number of places to participate in each event is limited to 500 visitors, participants are asked to register for the event in advance.

Examples of presentations include “Digital competencies of museum employees”- a study conducted by the ICOM of Russia together with the Association of Electronic Communications (RAEC), the National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE) and Microsoft in Russia with information support for the project PRO.CULTURE.RF. The meeting “Research on digital competencies of museum employees: presentation of the results together with the RIF.ONLINE conference” will be held on May 28 from 10:00 to 11:55.

Checkout the official website for INTERMUSEUM 2020 for more info in English (& Russian).