Cartoon museum meeting 2012

the 4th cartoon museum meeting will be held in Kruishoutem – Belgium

About 2011/11/01

From the 7th till the 9th of September 2012 the 4th Cartoon Museum Meeting will take place in Kruishoutem (Belgium). The European Cartoon Center Kruishoutem will be the host for this 4th conference.

The main aim of the Cartoon Museum Meeting is to bring together directors and staff members of all cartoon and caricature museums in the world. The meeting does not include museums about comic strip, comics, animated cartoons and motion pictures. Sharing experiences and knowledge are key elements to work on sustainabel collaboration between cartoon musea around the world.

The 1st Cartoon museum directors meeting was organized by the Anadolu University of Eskishir (Turkey) in 2009, folowed by Tabriz Cartoon Association Iran (2010) and the International Salon of Caricature Zemun (Serbia) in 2011.

Participation in the meeting is on invitation only. Due to organisational reasons the number of participants will be limited till 30.Every cartoon museum can be represented by maximum 2 participants.

The participation to the conference is free. Participants will however pay their own travel expenses. The European Cartoon Center will shoulder all other expenses including accommodation and reception in Kruishoutem (4 nights).

The language of the meeting is English.

Cartoon and Caricature museums will be invited to take part at the conference in January 2012. Registrations will close on 31st of March 2012.

This blog will keep you informed about all steps in the preparation of and during the meeting.

You can contact saskia.gheysens@telenet.be for all further information.

 

 
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