UMAC invites all museum and heritage professionals to participate in the Off-Site Meeting day of UMAC 2019 in Kyoto, 5 September 2019.
The day will be entirely dedicated to Japanese University Museums and Collections, comprising two parts: i) Open Session in the morning, for everyone interested, free of charge (Keynote, two sessions dedicated to ‘The Future of University Museums in Japan’, and visit to Kyoto University Museum of Cultures); and ii) Field Visits in the afternoon (restricted to UMAC members and UMAC 2019 participants).
THE FUTURE OF UNIVERSITY MUSEUMS IN JAPAN
Kyoto University of Foreign Studies (how do I get there?)
9.00 Keynote address
University Museums Association of Kyoto (UMAK) and Beyond: New possibilities for university Museums
Seishi Namiki, UMAK/Kyoto Institute of Technology
Moderator: Hiroshi Minami, Kyoto University Museum of Cultures
9.30 Challenges of Public Access
Moderator: Hugues Dreyssé, Jardin des Sciences, University of Strasbourg, France
Aspirations and activities of Kokugakuin University Museum
Takashi Uchikawa, Satoshi Oikawa & Rira Sasaki, Kokugakuin University Museum, Tokyo
Nanzan University Museum of Anthropology: The museum for everyone’s curiosity
Hiroshi Kurosawa, Nanzan University Museum of Anthropology, Nagoya
Challenge for the future at the University Museum of Tokyo Tech
Sayuri Tanabashi, Museum and Archives, Tokyo Institute of Technology
10.30 Challenges of Collaborations and Resources
Moderator: Hiroshi Kitazato, Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology, Japan
Community contributions and human resources development through external collaborative activities of university museums
Hiroshi Minami, University Museum of Cultures, Kyoto University of Foreign Studies, Kyoto
Life-size model of the One-Mat Room bridging past and future
Megumi Gushima, Tomoko Kobayashi, Maho Takase & Naoko Fukue, International Christian University, Tokyo
The value of collaboration between university museums
Kunihiko Wakabayashi, Doshisha University Historical Museum, Kyotanabe
Art collection as scholarly resource and business-academia collaboration
Rintaro Terakado, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba
11.30 Visit to Kyoto University Museum of Cultures
Guided by Hiroshi Minami
Lunch is not provided, but UMAC will recommend restaurants nearby.
- Guided tours of the two exhibitions will be held.
- Workshops will be held with the support of citizen and student volunteers: (1) Experience of Japanese carpentry tools, and (2) Play with traditional Japanese toys and games.
14.00 Visits to Kyoto University Museum and the Museum and Archives of the Kyoto Institute of Technology
Akiko Fukuno firstname.lastname@example.org