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A Culture of Lates: how do Museum Lates build audiences & generate income?

Friday 1st June 2018

Culture24 is running a conference about museum after-hours events at the National Gallery in London on June 1st. ‘A Culture of Lates is aimed at museum/gallery after-hours events programmers and will be a fabulous opportunity to learn about Lates and network with colleagues.

Tickets are available now from the conference sales page via Event Brite here

The speaker list includes:

•    Kim Streets, CEO of Museums Sheffield

•    Ashlie Hunter, Producer of Public Programs, Art Gallery of New South Wales
•    Bill Griffiths, Head of Programmes, Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums, creator of Newcastle/Gateshead's annual culture crawl The Late Shows
•    Marilyn Scott, Director, The Lightbox, Woking, whose Thursday Lates attract a new audience of local young professionals
•    Lucy Woodbridge, Head of Visitor Events at the Natural History Museum, who opens up access to the museum's collection while generating income
•    Tatiana Getman, Head of special projects & events, the State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
•    Tim Ross, Australian comedian and TV presenter who uses comedy to create original heritage interpretation events and Instagram to market them.
•    Neil Mendoza, entrepreneur and consultant who recently published the DCMS Mendoza Review, an independent review of museums in England 

 

The programme will feature presentations, panel discussions, socials and practical sessions including:

Programmers’ Question Time – Is your venue’s Lates programme blighted by lack of funding? Do you have a crop of talented local artists but are unsure how to reap the best out of them? Our panel of Lates event programming experts will grapple with your event challenges and help you create your after-hours Garden of Eden!