CoMuseum International Conference 2022 | Culture, Care and Healing

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CoMuseum International Conference 2022 | Culture, Care and Healing

The CoMuseum International Conference 2022 entitled Culture, Care and Healing will focus on healing through cultural and creative outlets.

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Benaki Museum 138 Pireos 118 54 Athina Greece

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  • 1 day 6 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

The 12th International CoMuseum Conference, entitled Culture, Care and Healing explores how the cultural and creative sector may contribute to the recovery and development of our societies, institutions, and relationships. The Conference brings together speakers from Greece, the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, Poland, Norway, the Netherlands, Ireland, France and Italy to discuss and share best practices and ideas about culture and health.

The CoMuseum International Conference 2022 will take place in a hybrid format, with physical presence at the Amphitheatre of the Benaki Museum/Pireos 138, as well as with Live Streaming available for those who cannot be with us in person. Pre-registration is required for both options. Admission is free.

See all Confirmed Speakers here:

See the Schedule here:

Working language for the Conference is English and Greek. There will be simultaneous interpretation for EN-GR and GR-EN and Sign-Language interpretation.

Working language for the Workshops/Masterclasses is mainly English (except for the Masterclass: Museology and Neuropsychology: New interdisciplinary synapses which will be held in Greek)

Please note that a SEPARATE registration is required for each of the events – the plenary session online and onsite as well as each workshop/masterclass.




The Plenary Session of the Conference will be held on Wednesday, December 7, from 12:00 – 19:00 in-person at the Benaki Museum/Pireos 138, and online through Live Streaming.


Please select only ONE option, either attendance in-person or at the Benaki Museum/Pireos 138 or online via our streaming platform. (LINK TBA)



On Thursday, December 8, from 10:00 – 18:00, the CoMuseum will present a series of workshops and masterclasses for museum and cultural professionals. Some of the workshops are IN-PERSON and others offered ONLINE only.

Working language for the workshops/masterclasses is English (except for the Masterclass: Museology and Neuropsychology: New interdisciplinary synapses which will be held in Greek)

Admission to the workshops/masterclasses is free.


As demand is high, each participant can register for up to TWO workshops.

Space for the workshops and masterclasses is limited, in order to offer the opportunity to participants to interact with the experts and each other. Therefore, masterclasses and workshops are open to museum and cultural professionals only (not available for university students or other professionals). Following your registration, where you should fill out your job title and affiliation, you will receive confirmation of your attendance and more info at your designated email address.



We would like to warmly thank the partners and supporters of this year's Conference, and more specifically: our Major Sponsor MICROSOFT Hellas, the British Embassy in Athens, the Norwegian Embassy in Greece, the Netherlands Institute at Athens, the Benaki Museum Official Hospitality Sponsor Coco-Mat Hotels and the Thessaloniki Concert Hall for the long-term cooperation. The Conference is under the auspices of the City of Thessaloniki and ICOM Greece.

The CoMuseum International Conference is organized by the Benaki Museum, the U.S. Embassy in Greece and the British Council.