Culture Summit Abu Dhabi is a forum that convenes leaders from the fields of the arts, heritage, media, museums, public policy and technology, to identify ways in which culture can build bridges and promote positive change. In its 2018 edition, the Culture Summit was attended by 350 delegates from 85 countries.
The Summit is organised by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi in collaboration with five global partners that will curate and lead on their specific area of expertise. These partners are the Royal Academy of Arts, UNESCO, Guggenheim, The Economist Events and Google.
The theme of this year’s programme is Cultural Responsibility & New Technology. A series of panels, performances and workshops throughout the event will engage participants on their ideas about the role of culture in improving our world.
Alexandra Munroe: How can museums activate the past in our present?
Closing Panel and Remarks:
In our last session of #CultureSummitAD2019, Summit Moderator Mohammed Al Otaiba sat down with HE Mohamed Khalifa Al Mubarak, Chairman, Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, Alexandra Munroe, Senior Curator, Asian Art, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Tim Marlow, Artistic Director, Royal Academy of Arts, Anna Paolini, UNESCO representative to the countries of the Gulf and Yemen and John Prideaux, US Editor, The Economist for closing remarks and discussing the way forward