A working seminar on Museum Education was organized at the National Museum Institute (NMI) on 20th & 21st February, 2013. It was to initiate a new round of dialogue amongst museum educators, school educators and in-charges and museologists about the potential of museums as an important multidisciplinary, non-formal education resource for supplementing school education.
The Department of Museology, National Museum Institute (NMI) in collaboration with Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) held an International Seminar in Leh, Ladakh from 1-5 Sep 2012. The seminar focused on the theme of ‘Museums and the Changing Cultural Landscape’.
The department also organized a working seminar on Intangible Cultural Heritage on 4th & 5th May, 2012. The seminar proposed to identify and discuss the concept, issues and domains of ICH (Intangible Cultural Heritage) in order to start the process of developing region based formats in the Indian context. The purpose of the two day working seminar was to bring together the advocates, experts, representatives, researchers and practitioners of ICH to explore the range and nature of varied and vast Intangible Cultural Heritage in India.
Department of Museology and Conservation arranged INC-ICOM, two days National Seminar on “Museology and Conservation: A complementary concept, involving modern science”, on 14th & 15th March 2011.
International conference on ‘Museum Education: Indian Perspectives, American Trends’ jointly organized by the National Museum Institute and the United States Educational Foundation (USEFI) on 12th & 13th Oct. 2007.
National Seminar on ‘Planning of Heritage Site Museum in relation to tangible and Intangible Heritage’ held in Bhuvaneshwar from 16th-19th March 2005.