Your Venues ... and places to go. 

The Opening Night


18 October

Spazju Kreattiv, The Malta Centre for Creativity, 

St James Cavalier, Valletta

The opening night shall be happening at Spazju Kreattiv - the Malta Centre for Creativity. The venue is part and parcel of the fortification lines surrounding Valletta and also referred to as St James Cavalier. The site is next to Castille square with the main entrance overlooking that same square. The rethinking of St James Cavalier into a centre for creativity was designed and led by international Maltese renowned architect Richard England. The centre runs an international artistic programme featuring the visual arts, theatre and performance, film and other forms of artistic expression.


The opening night shall be happening at the Round Theatre which is right up the main staircase of the building. You would need to access the building from Castille Square. More on Spazju Kreattiv's website.

At Spazju Kreattiv don't forget to visit the MUŻE.X conference portal showcasing three video productions kindly provided by Barker Langham and originally produced for the ICOM UK National Conference of last year (2020). We have also included a selection of case studies and best practices from all over the world, some of which are also being presented at our conference.  
















The Main Conference Venue 

19 & 20 October

Historic Valletta Campus, University of Malta, 

Merchants street, Valletta

The main conference venue is the historic Valletta Campus of the University of Malta. The Valletta Campus, popularly known also as the 'Old University Building' in Valletta, was constructed to serve as a Jesuit College. It now houses the International Collaborative Programmes, the Research Innovation & Development Trust and the Conferences and Events Unit of the University of Malta. You can access the venue from Merchants street or St Paul’s street. The main conference proceedings shall be happening at the Aula Prima. Signage will be provided and directions will be given inside the building for you to reach the main venue. Directions on the University of Malta, Valletta Campus website.

Our Networking Dinner (pre-booking essential)

Our networking dinner shall be happening at La Giara which is within the same block of buildings housing Casa Rocca Piccola. This is a 16th-century house museum in Malta, and home to the noble Maltese de Piro family which is still open to the public. More information on  La Giara Restaurant website.

Are you after more? 

If you have time to roam around and would like more information about where to go and what to visit during your stay, you can download these conference brochures from the Visit Malta website available on this link


The bi-annual conference is an international project developed jointly by Prof. Carmel Borg and Dr Sandro Debono at the Department of Arts, Open Communities and Adult Education (University of Malta). The conference seeks to inform the Department’s vision for and its active advocacy towards democratising the museum space and develop new museum models that are inclusive and polyphonic.