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      EMERGENCE Closing Event with Keynote by Sharon Heal, Director of the Museums Association in London


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      October 16, 2019

      Wednesday   6:00 PM

      Elephant and Castle
      London, Greater London

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      EMERGENCE Closing Event with Keynote by Sharon Heal, Director of the Museums Association

      Wednesday 16 October6-8pmLondon College of CommunicationFree and open to all. Join us to reflect on EMERGENCE as the exhibition and events programme draws to a close – featuring a Keynote from Sharon Heal, Director of the Museums Association, called Decolonisation, Decarbonisation and Decompression. Can 21st century museums create space for activism, healing and debate? Sharon explores whether museums can help us face contemporary challenges in a divided society. Presented by London College of Communication’s Design School, EMERGENCE is an exhibition and events programme presented by the Design School at London College of Communication, UAL exploring what design can do to achieve goals of sustainable production and consumption, biodiversity, inclusiveness, social cohesion and environmental sustainability. As part of the Closing Event, visitors will be able to find out more about London College of Communication’s MA Design for Social Innovation and Sustainable Futures course, as well as enjoy a drink and enjoy tours of the exhibition before it closes. Schedule: 6-7pm: Keynote from Sharon Heal7-8pm: Drinks and activities8pm: Close About Sharon Heal: Sharon is the Director of the Museums Association, a campaigning membership body that promotes the value of museums to society. She regularly comments on museums and cultural policy in the UK; speaks at conferences and events in the UK and internationally; and has published extensively. Sharon lectures in the history of museums, museum ethics and museums and social impact. She is the chair of the Museum of Homelessness and a member of the Museum Slaskie Council. This event is part of EMERGENCE, an exhibition and events programme presented by the Design School at London College of Communication, UAL exploring the role of design in working towards goals of sustainable production and consumption, biodiversity, inclusiveness, social cohesion and environmental sustainability. Accessibility London College of Communication strives to provide an inclusive and accessible environment for our students and visitors. If you have any specific access requirements for an event or exhibition, please contact us by email (events@lcc.arts.ac.uk) or phone (020 7514 8498) in advance of your visit so that we can make any necessary preparations or adjustments. For full access and route guides for our building, please view our AccessAble accessibility guide. Find Us London College of Communication is located in the heart of London, at Elephant & Castle. The College is based on a single site, within easy reach of various parts of the city and well served by tube, bus and rail networks. Find out more about getting here on our Find Us page. Important Filming and Photography Notice: Please note that filming and photography will be taking place throughout the exhibition. Both bigger crowds, smaller groups and individuals may be captured on camera. All imagery and footage may at some point be published on the College's website, social media channel and in print.

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