Programme 2015

After having spent a great deal of time last year on how museums communicate rather onerous issues of contemporary history, more...

Stages of the Enlightenment

Museums in Halle


Early museums were not as determined and defined as one might think today. As a centre for documentation, it was a site of active knowledge production more...

Don’t lose the thread

On the future of textile museums and collections


A good number of European textile museums were established with a clear regional focus, and many of them specialise in individual aspects of historical textile production: more...