European Museum of the Year Award and the Council of Europe Museum Prize celebrate 40th anniversary

EMYA 2017, Zagreb, 3 - 6 May 2017

Short Programme Overview

European Museum of the Year Award 2017
Zagreb, May 3rd - 6th 2017


Venue:
Zagreb
Organizer:
The European Museum Forum
Coordinator in Croatia:
Ethnographic Museum Zagreb
Supporting partners:
the City of Zagreb, Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Croatia, Council of Europe
Cooperation with partner institutions in Zagreb:
Mimara Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art, Museum of Arts and Crafts, Archaeological Museum, Zagreb City Museum, Museum of Broken Relationships, Klovićevi Dvori Gallery, Modern Gallery
Post-conference programme:
Vukovar
Media coverage:
(planned): HRT, Jutarnji list / Večernji list

PROGRAMME OVERVIEW

Wednesday, May 3rd

Arrival of participants in Zagreb and accommodation in hotels.
Participants who arrive early will be offered to participate in a tour of selected museums.
Registration at the Ethnographic Museum 11:00 - 17:00
Organized tours of temporary and permanent exhibitions for participants.

Ethnographic Museum Zagreb:

13:00 - 17:00 EMF Board of Trustees meeting
19:00 - 20:00 Welcome Reception by the City of Zagreb at the Palace Dverce
20:00 - 22:00 Visit to the Museum of Broken Relationships

Thursday, May 4th

Museum of Contemporary Art (Gorgona hall)
09:00 – 17:00 Registrations

Welcome and official Opening EMYA 2017
* Snježana Pintarić, Director, Museum of Contemporary Art
* Introduction to EMYA 2017 - 40 years of EMYA - Goranka Horjan, EMF Chair
* The City of Zagreb representative
* Republic of Croatia Ministry of Culture representative
* Council of Europe representative

Presentation of awards nominees (in multiple sessions).
Introduction by Jose Gameiro, Chair of EMYA 2017 Judging Panel.
Sessions - presentations of 6 nominees.
Free time for lunch.
Sessions - presentations of 6 nominees.

17:00 - 18:30 internal meeting EMF-a (BoT, JP and NC)
17:00 - 18:30 Guided tour of the Museum of Contemporary Art
20:00 Visit to the Museum of Arts and Crafts
Welcome address of Museum Director and guided tour
21:00 Cocktail at the restaurant Museum

Friday, May 5th

Museum of Contemporary Art (Gorgona hall)
09:00 - 17:00 Registrations

Presentation of awards nominees (in multiple sessions).
Introduction by Jose Gameiro, Chair of EMYA 2017 Judging Panel.
Sessions - presentations of 6 nominees.
Free time for lunch.
Sessions - presentations of 6 nominees.
Ending at 17:00

19:00 - 20:00 Visit to the Archaeological Museum and Modern Gallery
20:30 Cocktail at the Archaeological Museum Lapidarium

Saturday, May 6th

Klovićevi Dvori Gallery

10:00 - 12:00 EMF Open Forum – 40 YEARS OF EMYA
Topic: Museums and excellence for social development (to confirm)
Estimated/Potential speakers:
* Welcome address - Director, Klovićevi Dvori Gallery
* Introduction by the President of the European Museum Forum
* President of the International Committee for Museums ICOM, Suay Aksoy
* President of the Network of European Museum Organisations - NEMO, David Vuillaume

Panel with the representatives of the City of Zagreb, the Ministry of Culture, the Council of Europe and the European Commission
12:00 - 13:00 Nominated museums award / Award ceremony
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch buffet
Visit to the the Zagreb City Museum
Free afternoon

AWARD CEREMONY
Mimara Museum
19:00 Guest welcome/reception
19:30 The beginning of the ceremony
Welcome addresses:
* The Mayor of Zagreb
* The Minister of Culture
Introduction to the awards - President EMF
Presentation of Council of Europe award winners - Speech of Council of Europe representative
Musical performance
Assignation of special awards / Special awards presentation - EMF representatives and the host
Sustainability Award - Mayveart representative and the host
Musical performance
K. Hudson Award -EMF Board of Trustees representative and the host
Silletto Award - J. Gameiro, Carol Jackson (Silletto Trust) and the host
EMYA Award - EMF Chair and host

Gala dinner for all participants and guests
The Westin Zagreb Hotel, Crystal Ballroom