Symposia and Study Days of Museums in France
Find the papers of the colloquia and study days organized by the Directorate-General of Heritage on several themes related to museums in France: digital, the study of collections and professions.
"Museums in Europe: what challenges for the future?" Paris, 3 - 4 May 2022
As part of the French Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the Ministry of Culture gathered directors of European museums at the Centre Pompidou on 3 and 4 May 2022 for a symposium entitled “Museums in Europe: What Challenges for the Future?”
Digital Days in Museums in France
«The digital strategy in museums», Paris, 5 October 2018
Following the report Museums of the 21st Century and the Assises des métiers des musées, the Ministry of Culture, in collaboration with the National Institute of Heritage, ICOM France and the Association Générale des Conservateurs des Collections Publiques de France, organized a professional day dedicated to the digital strategy in museums. This day was held on October 5, 2018 in the auditorium of the National Institute of Art History.
"The museums of France facing the new challenges of digital" Paris, 22 September 2015
On 22 September 2015, the French Museum Service invited heritage professionals to participate in a day of reflection and exchange on the new digital issues facing museums in France.
"Museums in the digital age: networking, reusing and contributing", Paris, 7 June 2013
On June 7, 2013, the French Museum Service gathered heritage professionals for a new day of reflection and exchange around the computerization of collections.
"Computerization, digitization and online presentation of the collections of museums in France", Paris, 8 June 2012
On June 8, 2012, the French Museum Service organized a professional day in Paris on the theme of computerization, digitization and on-line publication of the collections of museums in France. You will find the communications on this page.
"Documentary databases: current situation and prospects", Paris, 22 May 2007
On 22 May 2007, in Paris, the Collections Department of the Direction des musées de France organized a day of study dedicated to an inventory of the situation and the perspectives offered by the documentary databases, the museums of France.
Days dedicated to the study of the collections of museums in France
"The 2nd Ten-Year Review: Progress Point and Prospects", Paris, 11/03/2022
A new national day entitled "Le 2e récolement décennal: point d'étape et perspectives" was organized by the Service des musées de France (Direction générale des patrimoines et de l'architecture) on Friday, March 11, 2022, at the Musée Guimet in Paris.
«Inventory, documentation, research of provenance: what are the challenges for the extra-western collections of museums in France?» , Paris, 07 October 2019
The Directorate-General for Heritage - Service des musées de France and the musée du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac organized a day of study on October 7, 2019 entitled «Inventory, documentation, research of provenance: what are the challenges for the extra-western collections of museums in France?».
National Day on the First Decennial Collection in Museums in France, Review 2004-2014, Paris, 10 October 2014
On October 10, 2014, the French Museum Service organized a national day in Paris on the first decennial year in the museums of France. Thus, an assessment of this regulatory procedure, implemented by all museums in France between 2004 and 2014, was made.
National Day on the Decennial Collection in the Museums of France, Paris, 12 December 2013
On December 12, 2013, in Paris, the French Museum Service organized a national day on the decennial collection in the museums of France. A large square was dedicated to the testimonies of professionals in the field.
National Day on the Decennial Collection in the Museums of France, Paris, 17 December 2012
On December 17, 2012, the French Museum Service organized in Paris a national day on the decennial collection of French museums throughout the country. An important moment of debate, exchange and feedback, shared on the page accessible below.
"Archives and documentation for proofing", Saint-Germain-en-Laye, 25 October 2012
On October 25, 2012, in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, the French Museum Service organized a day of study on the ten-year collection of national museums, particularly dedicated to the question of the place of archives and documentation.
Study Days on the Ten-Year Record in National Museums, Saint-Germain-en-Laye, November 24-25, 2011
On November 24 and 25, 2011, in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, the French Museum Service organized two days of study on the ten-year recognition in national museums. The reflections and exchanges are published on the page accessible below.
Days dedicated to France’s museums
Professional Days on the Exhibition Professions, Paris, 15 November 2019 and 17 January 2020
The two days of 15 November 2019 and 17 January 2020, dedicated to the exhibition’s professions, were organized by the Service des musées de France (SMF) of the Directorate-General for Heritage, in collaboration with the Institut national d'histoire de l'art (INHA). The first day focused on the definition of the professions, and on their relations with public procurement; the second day offered an exploration of two themes: the innovative technologies at the service of the exhibition and the issue of eco-economicsconception. Here are the sound and textual renderings.
Assises des métiers des musées, Paris, 18 and 20 December 2017
Museum professionals, cultural administrations and elected officials questioned the evolution of practices, training and careers in museums today and tomorrow, on 18, 19 and 20 December 2017, in the auditorium of the National Institute of Art History.