Past Conferences

MAC AGM 2019 – Martinique

“The Museum: Identity Marker, Actor of Cultural and Socio-economic Development in the Caribbean and its Diasporas.”
Held 12-16 November 2019.
Hosted by the Collectivité Territoriale de Martinique.

The final bilingual programme of the conference can be viewed here.

MAC AGM 2018 – Barbados

International Museums Conference “Itinerant Identities: Museum Communities/Community Museums”
Held 6-9 November 2018.
Organized in collaboration with EU-LAC-Museums, the University of the West Indies (UWI), and the Barbados Museum & Historical Society.

MAC AGM 2017 – Miami, Florida

MAC AGM 2017 Excursion

“Beyond Boundaries: Transcending Geographies, Disciplines, and Identities”
Held 23-26 October 2017.
Hosted by the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) and the Association of African American Museums (AAAM).

The final programme of the conference can be viewed here.

MAC AGM 2016 – Cayman Islands

Delegates at the 2016 MAC AGM, Cayman Islands

The Essential Museum: Redefining the Role of the Cultural and Heritage Sector for 21st Century Audiences
Held 9-11 October 2016.
Hosted by the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands.

The final programme of the conference can be viewed here. Videos of all presentations can be viewed in this playlist.

MAC AGM 2015 – St. Lucia

Delegates at the 2015 MAC AGM, St Lucia

Museums’ Sustainability through Youth Engagement
Held 19-21 October 2015.
Hosted by the Le Pavillon Royal Museum, Saint Lucia National Trust and Saint Lucia Archaeological Society.

The programme of the conference can be viewed here.

Museum Education Workshop 2015 – Barbados

Museum Education and Professional Development Workshop
Held 17-19 June 2015.
Organized by the Commonwealth Association of Museums, ICOM Barbados, ICOM/ICTOP and MAC.
Hosted by the Barbados Museum & Historical Society, Museum of Parliament and Nidhe Israel Museum.

MAC AGM 2014 – Jamaica

Delegates at the 2014 MAC AGM, Jamaica

Innovation, Research & Education: The Future of Caribbean Museums
Held 16-19 November 2014.
Hosted at the University of the West Indies Mona Campus.

The second circular of the conference can be viewed here.

MAC AGM 2013 – Belize

Delegates at the 2013 MAC AGM, Belize

Pooling our Resources: Collaborations, Connections & Partnerships
Held 27-31 October 2013.
Hosted by the Museum of Belize & Houses of Culture and the National Institute of Culture & History.

A press release following on the conference can be viewed here.