Ineta Zelca Simansone is a museologist and museum practitioner. Her background is in history, education and museum studies. She started her career as a museum educationist and specialized into museum communications. For 5 years she was leading the Communications Department at the Latvian National Museum of Art.
Since 2012 Ineta is director of the thinktank Creative Museum which offers critical and forward-looking reflection of museum sector in Latvia with a special focus on museums and creative industries. Since 2018 Ineta is a Cultural heritage expert in State Culture Capital Foundation, Latvia. Ineta is active in international museum NGO's and charities such as EMF, ICOM and NEMO. Since 2014 Ineta is leading the working group Museums and Creative Industries within the Network of European Museum Organisations (NEMO). Her main fields of interest are museum leadership, management, museums and creative industries, museum programming and education.
On Saturday 17 September 2018, Ineta will lead the workshop of Museums and Creative Industries. Read more about the workshop here. Please note that you have to pre-register online to the Working Group Meeting.