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The Conference aims to be catalyst for change within the museum sector, covering a broad range of subjects. It will be an exhaustive medium and of exchange of information and ideas for museum professionals and visitors. Bringing together the best and the brightest in the industry.

More than 3,600 museum professionals from across the world, representing 122 countries, regions and international organizations, are invited to attend this major event for the world museum community. Museum Directors and Experts from India and neighboring countries like Bangladesh, Bhutan, Srilanka, Nepal etc are invited as partner countries.

The conference will have meetings on topics related to museums, management, events, institutional changes in museums and news from different museums around the world.

The conference will enable Museum, Antiquity, Preservation/Conservation, Monuments and Heritage professionals, experts, researchers and scholars from other related disciplines to build network, discuss key issues in the field and share resources, ideas and information on best practices through variety of presentation options and session types.ashmolean_musuem_randolph_hero__detail-1


Founded by a group of professionals who are also ardent art lovers, ArtCultureFestival is your gateway to the world of forms and traditions. A first in India, ACF provides a multi-dimensional platform that employs a holistic approach to showcase art and its forms. It brings together the three pillars of creativity and attempts to network the spaces in the creative ambit, promoting talents and connecting the various dots to complete a larger picture.

International Conference on Museum and Heritage Preservation

The Art Culture Festival announces International Conference on Museum and Heritage Preservation, March 2018 /Trade Fair/awards for the International Museums to be held at the capital city of India, New Delhi, in March 2018.

More than 3,600 museum professionals from across the world, representing 122 countries, regions and international organisations, are expected to attend this major event for the world museum community. Participating countries include France, Italy, Denmark, Belgium, the Netherlands, Sweden, Slovenia, Latvia, Hungary, the Czech Republic.

Conference details

This event would set the bar as the most important meeting place in the category of art culture Industry.
The Conference will provide museum professionals with a unique opportunity to exchange ideas. It will bring together the best and the brightest in the industry.
The International Committees set up by the organization would hold meetings on several scientific and academic topics related to museums, its management and specific museum activities. The idea being to build a strong museum heritage and share valuable insights into the working and management of museums internationally shape the bright future of Museums worldwide.
A special focus of this conference would be a section on museums from south-east Asian countries, under which special invites would be extended to Bhutan, Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.
These countries would be invited to share how multifarious the historic monument preservation and restoration sector is in the region. An exhibition would be put up to explore the cultural memory and concepts of historical identity.

Roadmap to exchange of ideas

Global subjects of historic monument preservation and restoration in the professional programmes would be discussed in high-caliber conferences, specialist events, panel discussions and expert talks. Best-practice examples from national and international restoration and historic monument preservation projects would also be presented.
The forum for building culture will devote time to the history of India, Bhutan, Nepal and Bangladesh to discuss their architectural heritage.
The conference intends to promote contemporary art from all over the world.
In addition to the cross-disciplinary mix of exhibitors, visitors can expect high-caliber international professional programmes at museums and specialized events.

Trade fair

Four exhibition areas, institutions and companies from all relevant segments of the culture market would present new products, solutions and concepts revolving around exhibiting, restoration and cultural heritage.
The presentation platform for startups to include:

  •  Carrying history further: Which methods and technologies are best suited for the preservation of cultural heritage?
  • Preserving the unique: What new techniques are there for securing heritage buildings and works of art even better for future generations? What has proven itself in practice over a longer period – and what hasn't? How can digital technologies help, for example, with surveying? Providers would present products and solutions revolving around the restoration and preservation of heritage buildings and works of art in the exhibition area.
  • Staging through video, interactive media and scenography.
    Staging experiences to include: How do "virtual reality" and "augmented reality" applications allow completely new visitor experiences? How can virtual online exhibitions sensibly complement a real visit to a museum?

Needless to highlight, India’s capital will come to life with a plethora of cultural events, digital audiovisual displays, workshops of museum works which are otherwise not possible to exhibit.

Museum Day
The ArtCultureFestival along worldwide community of museums celebrate India museum day on and around May 18, 2018.


To be set up under the auspices of the Council of museums and ACF.
The aim of the Museum of the Year Award is to recognize excellence in the museum scene. The Awards will go to museums which contribute most in terms of attracting audiences and satisfying their visitors with unique atmosphere, imaginative interpretation and presentation, solutions and concept revolving around exposition, restoration of cultural heritage and digital audiovisual display.
This event would cover a range of medium and concepts, from emotional to spiritual, installation, social musings in sculptures and digital art.

The conference hashtags are #ACF and #InternationalConferenceIndiaMeet2018

Proposals are invited for Paper Presentations, Workshops/Interactive Sessions, Exhibitions and Talks, Virtual Posters on following themes:

The conference seeks submissions from Academia, Industry Experts, Professionals and Researchers presenting novel research on all theoretical and practical aspects of museum practices, collections, management, and other related issues in the field of Archaeology, Curation, Preservation/Conservation, Monuments and Heritage.

Paper or Video Presentations describing new methods and application of technologies in museums, advanced systems, tools and techniques in art and culture sector and vision papers indicating future directions and scope are also encouraged.

  1. Issues and Roles of Museums
  2. Museums and Tourism
  3. Museum    new management ,Administration ,Training for growth and Profitability Concept Reality and  Key Factors
  4. Heritage , Art-Craft,  Preservation and Restoration
  5. Museum, Monuments Protection & Restoration Technology.
  6. Museum  Digitalization  & Social Media Marketing
  7. Multiple Museum Funding ,Donor Support  Revenue Generation  Streams
  8. A guide to  museum practices
  9. Museum Stakeholders and Participants
  10. Role of Museums in Education and Communication
  11. Government Stakeholders (local, state, national, transnational):  Museums in Politics and Navigating Government Funding and Policies
  12. How Museum Relates to Visitors
  13. Digitization of Collections and Exhibitions/ Technologies in Museums
  14. Changing Work of Curator
  15. Artifacts of Museum
  16. Social Inclusion/Exclusion of Communities in Museums
  17. Institutional Changes in Art and Culture Sector
  18. Social Inequity and Role of Museums
  19. Stronger Impact of Museums in Communities
  20. Museums and Inclusion of Differently-Abled







Authors can submit their work in the form of a Regular Paper, representing completed and validated research, or as a Position Paper. A position paper presents results that are preliminary or that simply require fewer pages to describe. A position paper may be a short report and discussion of ideas, facts, situations, methods, procedures or results of scientific research (theoretical or experimental) on one of the conference topics.

We welcome submissions to our call for papers, which we publish ahead of each conference. The call is open to everyone with an innovative and inspiring presentation idea.

Other ideas and suggestions will be warmly received by our organization.

Friday, March 10
7:30 am-8:30 am- Registration hours for the day (onsite)

9 am – 11:00 am- workshop 1, technology & museums (exhibitors)

11:00am- 11:45 am- Talk on museum as inclusive places- single session (45 minutes.)

11:45am – 12:30 pm- professional networking breaks

12:30pm - 1:45pm – documentary – changing work of curator

1:45pm – 2:00 pm – discussion

2:10 pm- 2:45- lunch

2:45 pm- 3:30 pm – video presentation- a guide to museum practices

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm- paper presentation- museum and tourism

4:00pm – 5:00 pm- workshop 2, technology & museums (exhibitors)

Saturday, March 11

7:30 am-8:30 am- Registration hours for the day (onsite)

9am – 11:00 am- Debate, changing roles of museums from collection to communication

11:00 am- 11:45 am – video presentation, different museum tours

11:45am – 12:30 pm- professional networking breaks

12:30pm – 2:30pm-    workshop 3 digitization of museums and collection (exhibitor

2:30pm - 3:10pm –    lunch

3:10pm – 4:30pm-    how museum relates to visitors, pedagogic role of museums, (double session)

4:30pm-5:00pm- World museums quiz

Sunday, March 12

7:30 am-8:30 am- registration for the day (onsite)

9 am – 11:00 am- workshop 4, technology for museums, (exhibitor)

11:00 am- 11:45 am- video presentation- museum, managements, training institutes of museum studies, growth and profitability in museum industry.

11:45am – 12:30 pm- professional networking breaks

12:30pm – 1:00pm- paper presentation

1:00pm- 1:45pm- museum and tourism (single session)

1:45pm-2:30pm- exhibitors talk on technological innovation

2:30pm - 3:10pm- lunch

3:10pm -3:45pm- artifacts exhibition, museum shop promotions

3:45pm-4:15pm- open –house discussion on multiple channel museum funding ,donor support  revenue generation  streams Museum stakeholders and participants.

4:15pm – 5:00pm- awards ceremony for museums

5:00pm -6:00pm- closing event, session.

Visitors’ profile

Professionals and experts from museums, cultural foundations, exhibition centers, galleries and heritage foundations are invited for the event. Collectors, creative artists, municipal administrators, architecture officers, librarians will be attending the event.

Exhibitors’ profile

Restorers, archaeologists, builders, planners, researchers, associates of authorities for the protection of monuments and museums and curators of monuments are invited for the event.

There are so many different ways to get involved with international museum conference. Even if you are not directly involved in the museum or related field you are welcome to attend as a delegate or sponsor the event in different ways. Please look for our sponsorship details for more information. You can also attend our seminars and technology workshops and upgrade your knowledge of latest trends and tools in the museum industry.

  • Get inspired. Join an energetic and generous community eager to share and hear ideas.
  • Make connections and networks for future collaborations
  • Get upgraded. Return to your organization armed with the latest trends, innovations, and best practices in museum technology.
  • The entire accepted Abstract will be published in the conference proceedings.
  • All the accepted paper will be published in relevant Journals.
  • Accepted paper will be provided with a Digital Object Identifier(DOI)number with which they can find their research paper uploaded at the
  • Awards will be given for the best research paper as well as best paper presentation.

Last day for abstract submission: 25.12.2017
Last day for full proposal submission: 15.1.2018
Last day for online registration: 1.2.2018


Conference Registration For Delegates For 3 Days - 25,000/ 350 Euros Includes :-
Attendance and participation at all conference sessions and talks For 3 Days
Lunch and coffee breaks and networking breaks during conference For 3 Days
Available for presenters and non presenters For 3 Days
Registration deadline: 1.2.2018
Registration For One Day - 10,000/ 140 Euros Includes :-
Attendance and participation at all conference sessions & talks for 1 day only
Lunch and coffee breaks and networking breaks during conference 1 day only
Registration deadline: 1.2.2018

*10% discount for 3-5 delegates from same organization.
The above fee is inclusive of all taxes. For early bird discounts register before last date.

Individuals requiring an official letter of invitation can contact us at: to receive the letter attendees must first register to the conference and submit payment in full.

The letter of invitation does not financially obligate the conference organizers in any way. All expenses incurred in relation to the conference are the sole responsibility of the attendee.


Visa Requirements

It is the sole responsibility of the attendee to take care of his/her visa requirements. Attendees who require an entry visa must allow sufficient time for the application procedure. Attendees should contact the nearest embassy or consulate to determine the appropriate timing of their visa applications.

The organizers will not directly contact embassies and consulates on behalf of visa applicants.

The registration fee minus a handling fee of Amount 40 EUR will be refunded after the conference closing date if the visa was applied for in time, and an official proof of the embassy confirming that a visa could not be granted, is forwarded to the K.I.T. Group Registration Department.
The centrality of Delhi as the gateway to the rich forms of art, culture and architecture posits it as the ideal location for the conference. Delhi’s culturally rich landscape will provide a beautiful backdrop for participants from a myriad of locations to engage in multi-disciplinary discussions and participate in various tours and travels organized by out travel agent.

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