Olive Oil Production Museum of Lesvos Site of Award Ceremony for Innovative Museums

Olive Oil Production Museum of LesvosThe Luigi Micheletti, DASA,  and Heritage in Motion Awards will be presented on behalf of European Museum Academy (EMA) at their annual conference on the island of Lesvos, Greece from May 19th-21st.  These awards are considered a great achievement internationally for innovative museums specializing in technology and science.

Events during the conference will also include seminars, lectures, and exhibitions revolving around the theme of modern trends in museology. Event participants will also have the opportunity to visit some of the museums on Lesvos and learn about the island’s history.

Organizers of the conference include the Piraeus Bank Group Cultural Foundation (ΠΙΟΠ) and the European Museum Academy, along with the participation of 37 other countries. The EMA is a non-profit whose mission is to promote research in the field of museology and to disseminate ideas of museum innovation amongst professionals in the field and the use of museums as instruments of social education in the memory of distinguished innovative museologist Kenneth Hudson.