Open call: Reimagining Museums for Climate Action

20th May 2020

In the lead-up to COP26, Museums for Climate Change invite concept and design proposals that radically reimagine the museum as an institution to help shape meaningful climate action.

Eight competition winners will be awarded £2500 each to develop their ideas for an exhibition at Glasgow Science Centre ahead of and during COP26.

What can museums be?

This competition invites you to think about how new approaches to the design, organisation and experience of museums can amplify and accelerate climate action in diverse contexts and at various scales, enabling museums and society to move farther, faster, together to a net-zero or zero-carbon future.

The organisers, Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Heritage Priority Area and Glasgow Science Centre, particularly welcome proposals that address the following two priority themes: climate justice and green futures.

Important dates

Registration deadline: 31st July 2020

Submission deadline: 15th September 2020

Winners announced: 8th October 2020

Exhibition opens: March 2021 (dependent on rescheduled COP26 dates)

For more information and to download the full brief, visit Reimagining Museums for Climate Change.


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