Contemporary Art in the Heritage Experience Conference 29 & 30 July 2019
This two day international conference at Newcastle University is a key output pf the ‘Mapping Contemporary Art in the Heritage Experience’ research project. It provides a platform to discuss the broader character of contemporary art in heritage and the impact of such projects on their producers and audiences, sharing knowledge across the arts and heritage sector for those engaged in or wishing to develop this area of practice. The conference is focused on the key themes of Creation and Encounters. The programme features presentations from artists, curators, heritage organisations and academic researchers who submitted papers through our Open Call, alongside panel discussions and keynote presentations from leading practitioners within the field. It also includes an opportunity to visit our research exhibition ‘Out of Place’ at Newcastle’s Hatton Gallery and a new MCAHE commission by Marcus Coates for National Trust Cherryburn located just outside the city in rural Northumberland. Participants and attendees staying over in Newcastle on 30 July also have the option of attending a post-conference networking breakfast and workshop on 31 July.
We are very pleased to confirm the involvement of two distinguished keynote speakers in our conference programme:
Click on this link to book your conference tickets.
Early Bird Rates (until 31 May)
Organisations / salaried £150
Freelancers / students £60
Standard Rates (1 June – 12 July)
Organisations / salaried £250
Freelancers / students £100
Rates are for the full two days and include lunches, teas and coffees and the evening exhibition event at the Hatton Gallery on 29 July. Additional fees apply for the conference dinner (on 29 July), the Cherryburn visit and networking breakfast (on 31 July).
Delegates are invited to a conference dinner on the evening of 29 July. Tickets are £25 and can be purchased as part of your registration.
The conference will take place in the Armstrong Building and Fine Art Building at Newcastle University’s city centre campus. Registration will take place in The Boiler House.
Newcastle University Campus Map for location and travel information.
Links to overnight accommodation options in Newcastle will be posted here shortly.