The Museum Management programme is the joint project of the British Council, the Art & Culture Development Foundation under the Ministry of Culture of Uzbekistan and Goldsmiths University. It is two-year arts management professional development programme for museums and galleries in Uzbekistan with specific focus on management of modern museums; audience development, marketing and communication; education and learning programmes; facility and project management. The programme content is based on British experience in museum management.
The programme consists of several phases – courses from leading UK specialists in this field and includes sessions on understanding of international practice in museum management, project management, marketing and communication aspects. According to the course lecturers, with all its theoretical format, the material will be as much “working”. The participants will be able to apply the knowledge they gained during the course while designing their museums calendar plans for 2019.
The course participants are representatives of the State Museum of Applied Arts of Uzbekistan, State Museum named after Savitskiy (Karakalpakstan), House-museum of Aybek, State Museum of Art of Uzbekistan, the Art & Culture Development Foundation under the Ministry of Culture of Uzbekistan.
Within the framework of the programme, two weekly trainings have already taken place with the participation of leading experts from the UK. In addition a series of other workshops are planned for coming next two years.