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Activism and museums

Collaborations and processes of productive tension

23.06.-24.06.2022 Museumsakademie Joanneum

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Work. Care. Museum

Concepts of care work in exhibitions

23.05.-24.05.2022 Museumsakademie Joanneum

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The museum as soundscape

Possibilities of acoustic exhibition design

25.04.-26.04.2022 Museumsakademie Joanneum

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Under lock and key?

On dealing with Nazi art in museums

23.03.-25.03.2022 Museumsakademie Joanneum

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Broadening the museum as a place of learning

Digital formats for schools

11.03.2022 Museumsakademie Joanneum


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Potential of postcards

Methodological questions on exhibiting, cataloguing, and communicating

04.11.-05.11.2021 Museumsakademie Joanneum

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And now?

Perspectives on Holocaust education in museums

14.10.-15.10.2021 Museumsakademie Joanneum

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Visibility of history in public space

22.09.-24.09.2021 Museumsakademie Joanneum

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Climate. Activism. Museum

Cultural dimensions of the climate crisis

17.06.-18.06.2021 Museumsakademie Joanneum

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Having Their Say

Concepts for contemporary witnesses in exhibitions

31.05.-01.06.2021 Museumsakademie Joanneum

More and more exhibitions are giving people the chance to speak. How can we give people a space to be heard? What social processes does this set in motion, and how is the way in which the interviews are conducted related to scenographic decisions? more ...

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Digital museum practice, quo vadis?

Unanswered questions about digital transformation in corona year 2

23.04.2021 Museumsakademie Joanneum

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Documenting educational work

15.03.2021 Museumsakademie Joanneum

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Data on Display

Visualisation as a form of argumentation in exhibitions

30.11.-01.12.2020 Museumsakademie Joanneum

Together with curators, graphic artists, and information designers, the workshop will explore the contemporary use of visualisations in different types of museums and inquire into what options exhibitions have to work with ‘data on display’. more ...

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Religion in the Museum

Mediating cultural action

19.10.-20.10.2020 Museumsakademie Joanneum

What socio-political roles—between inclusion, knowledge transfer, and conflict moderation—do public museums play here? And what forms of awareness raising are needed? more ...

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Curating and Educating

Models of networked working

17.09.-18.09.2020 Museumsakademie Joanneum

What forms of collaborative work are emerging? What resources, processes, and dynamics are needed? How can different kinds of expertise communicate with each other? more ...

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Bella figura?

Excursion to Milan

07.05.-08.05.2020 Museumsakademie Joanneum

How can Milan bridge the gap between popular showcase projects and unused spaces, crisis and high culture, overtourism and obeisance to its heritage? What do cultural institutions, both small and large, look like in this city? more ...

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Negotiating London

07.04.-09.04.2020 Museumsakademie Joanneum

A look at our area of interest reveals London’s dynamic development, both in terms of the creation of new museum and cultural spaces as well as in the way the city and urban issues are collected, exhibited, and communicated in these spaces. more ...

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The Queer Museum

Interventions in collective memory

12.03.-13.03.2020 Museumsakademie Joanneum

If museums tend to portray heteronormative images, this raises the question of alternative approaches. In this workshop, we will examine possibilities of incorporating queer content in museums. more ...

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21st Century “Museum Guards”

Concepts for contact zones

21.11.-22.11.2019 Museumsakademie Joanneum

The workshop examines the heterogenous profession of providing security, assistance, and communication in the museum. What job descriptions and preconceived roles define today’s everyday museum practice? more ...

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The 24/7 Museum

Projects for a digital audience

17.10.-18.10.2019 Museumsakademie Joanneum

The expansion of museums onto the Internet is one of the most fundamental changes currently taking place within the institution. The key concept of going digital is audience orientation. more ...

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Uneasy Times

Political action in the museum

26.09.-27.09.2019 Museumsakademie Joanneum

May/can/must museums be political sites? What does this even mean in practice? And does being apolitical thus mean being meek too? more ...

Event, Exkursion

Excursion: Kraków, Auschwitz

Holocaust commemorative culture and mass tourism

26.08.-29.08.2019 Museumsakademie Joanneum

We will explore the historic sites and reflect on their particular significance, discuss the current state of global Holocaust remembrance culture and its national characteristics, and finally deal with the issue of how commemorative culture and mass tourism interact with each other. more ...

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Expanding Horizons

Social history museums elsewhere

13.06.-14.06.2019 Museumsakademie Joanneum

Invited speakers will present and lead discussions on a wide range of ambitious and successful permanent collections from less visited regions of Europe and locations outside Europe. more ...

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Words and Things

Creating literature exhibitions

16.05.-17.05.2019 Museumsakademie Joanneum

Hardly any other field in museum practice has changed so fundamentally in the last few decades as the exhibiting of literature. more ...

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The Order of Images

Photo albums and (museum) practices

08.04.-09.04.2019 Museumsakademie Joanneum

Our changed visual practices make the photo album – as a physical object – appear historical nowadays. Perhaps this also partly explains the growing interest in its value as source and research material. more ...

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Museums in Tune with the Times

Is contemporary relevance imperative?

21.03.-22.03.2019 Museumsakademie Joanneum

Historically speaking, the museum’s role as a place of orientation and opinion-shaping is undisputed. more ...

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Material Memory

Collecting Plastic

06.12.-07.12.2018 Museumsakademie Joanneum

But how does one select from the seemingly infinite number of plastic objects those worthy of being included in collections? How does one even go about conserving and restoring all the various kinds of plastics? more ...

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Diversify your audience!

Visitor Research and Museum Development

08.11.-09.11.2018 Museumsakademie Joanneum

What forms of visitor research are suited for museums of differing sizes? What developments are possible with information on how visitors experience and respond to museums? more ...

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What Remains of the Mass Phenomenon of Photography?

Selection – Sorting – Acquisition

11.10.-12.10.2018 Museumsakademie Joanneum

More than ever, the question becomes what should be done with this massive physical legacy of the 19th and 20th centuries. more ...

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Museums as Urban Players

13.09.-14.09.2018 Museumsakademie Joanneum

What role do museums actually play in the context of sustainable urban development? What is preserved, and what is eliminated when the paradigm is dynamic change? more ...

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