Museum Week 2019 to celebrate women in culture

One of the world's first social media cultural events has announced its themes for this year’s celebration of the arts around the world.

Since 2014 Museum Week has given museums, galleries and other cultural institutions a chance to show off their best content around themed hashtags. This year the event will run from 13-19 May with the overarching theme of #WomeninCulture, giving cultural institutions the chance to see their best collection items going viral. More than 5000 museums worldwide are participating.

Recently Museum Week announced that the 2019 hashtags are:

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George Dunford was Director of Content at ArtsHub, Screenhub and GamesHub (2019-2022). He has also written for Meanjin, The Big Issue, Lonely Planet, The Good Food Guide and others. He has worked in digital leadership roles in the cultural sector for more than 10 years including at the National Library of Australia, National Museum of Australia and the Wheeler Centre. He is currently employed by Museums Victoria and is a mentor in the CEO Digital Mentorship program working with Back to Back and Desart. You can follow him on Twitter: @Hack_packer