Getty Foundation: Grants for young ICOM members to attend ICOM Prague 2022

ICOM invites you to participate in the Getty 2022 International Program for Young Professionals.

As part of its inclusive approach confirmed by its Strategic Plan, the International Council of Museums (ICOM) is committed to supporting approximately 25 young members preferably from category 3 and 4 countries to attend the 26th ICOM General Conference which will be held from August 20 to 28, 2022 in Prague, Czechia. Fellows will have the opportunity to make new contacts and develop their skills and knowledge which they can then share with their colleagues in their home countries. ICOM is very grateful that these grants are made possible through the support of the Getty Foundation.

Application deadline: February 15, 2022 at midnight (GMT+1)

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Now in its 26th edition, the Triennial General Conference is one of the most important global events dedicated to museums and their professionals. Since 1948, an ever-increasing number of participants from all continents have come together to discuss and share ideas related to current issues facing museums. For the first time in ICOM history, ICOM Prague 2022 will explore a new hybrid conference format, providing attendees from around the world with full remote access to the scientific program of ICOM Prague 2022.

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The Getty Foundation: Connecting Professionals/Sharing Expertise

Connecting Professionals/Sharing Expertise provides invitation-only funding to professional organizations that serve museums and the disciplines of art history and conservation. These grants have primarily focused on supporting the participation of colleagues from emerging economies in international forums for large-scale professional exchange. Through the grants, professionals from often underrepresented countries have the opportunity to connect with international experts working in their field, improve their practical and theoretical knowledge, and learn lessons to share with their local communities. Read more.

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