23 october

The round table is timed to the museum's landmark exhibition and educational project "In the Name of Crafts. Traditional Russian artistic industries". 

The round table will discuss a wide range of issues relating to the museum's place and role in the creation of an ecosystem of art productions and creative industries.

The main topics are:

- The historical experience of interaction between the museum and folk art industries

- The place and role of a museum in creating an ecosystem of art production and creative industries

- Presenting and popularising folk art and crafts: how to make projects interesting and comprehensible to a contemporary visitor?


The form of participation includes online or offline presentation followed by publication of an article or theses as well as participation by correspondence with publication of the material in a collection of articles.


The time limit is 15 minutes.

Applications for participation in the Round Table will be accepted until September 30, 2023 by e-mail:

Submissions for publication will be accepted until 1 December 2023 and will be published in the roundtable collection in 2024.

Application form:

/ Full name, contacts (phone, email)

/ Organization

/ Position, academic degree

/ Form of participation (offline, online, correspondence)

/ Topic of the presentation (material to be published)

/ Thesis (max. 700 characters with spaces)

/ Number of illustrations

Employees of museums, educational institutions, folk art organizations, designers, and creative industries are invited to take part in the round table.

Contact Person: Irina Shalugina, Scientific Secretary of the WMDPNI