In 2018, the Grand Egyptian Museum in Giza, Egypt, will open to the public and the Museum of Islamic Art in Doha, Qatar, will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a new masterplan. Look at the approaches taken by these two exemplars to attract international audiences and diverse local and regional visitors. Explore key characteristics specific to museum audiences in the Middle East. Join a wider conversation on how museums in the West and the Middle East can learn from each other’s experiences and cultures to help develop a more diverse audience. Education, Audience Research & Evaluation track generously supported by the Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Emma Freeman, Martyn Best, Shaika Alnassr, Sherif El-Itriby