On Friday 13th & Saturday 14th June, as part of the Un-Straight Museum, we will be broadcasting 5 events live as part of the conference. You will be able to watch and share these via the Youtube links below. You can contribute to the conference via twitter using #unstraightconference
Scheduled for 9:45am on 13 Jun 2014 Representatives from the Swedish-based online project ‘Unstraight Museum’ will discuss and analyse the situation in Swedish institutions famed for their liberality and social justice.
Scheduled for 13:45pm on 13th June 2014
National Museums Liverpool and Homotopia discuss their partnership work that has resulted in the Heritage Lottery Funded April Ashley exhibition as well as two major art exhibitions at the Walker Art Gallery (David Hockney: early reflections’ and ‘The Living and the Dead: Paintings and sculpture by John Kirby’) and annual ‘queering’ events at the galleries.
Scheduled for 10:00am on 14th June 2014
Zorian Clayton, assistant curator at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London and Marcus Dickey Horley, Curator of Access and special projects at Tate Modern and Tate Britain, discuss ways in which their institutions have tried to diversify their audiences and their collections.
Scheduled for 11:30am on 14th June 2014
Hunter O’Hanian, from the Lesley Lohman Museum in New York, and Michael Furst, from the Schwules Museum in Berlin, discuss how their museums, dedicated to celebrating LGBT lives and work, were established.