Event, Workshop

A fleeting hold

Immaterial heritage and regional museums

03.12.-04.12.2015 Museumsakademie Joanneum

The “preservation of immaterial cultural heritage” has risen to become a ubiquitous call today. The concept itself, however, not only refers to the documentation of language, knowledge or practices, but it also includes the increased value more ...

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Showing presenting understanding

Analogue modes of perception in a digital age

19.11.-20.11.2015 Museumsakademie Joanneum

Understanding things as realia is a productive process. It assumes the ability to draw, on the basis of an examination of an object, the observation that one's own perception, interpretation and attribution is only one of many possibilities more ...

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Exhibiting knowledge

Communicating knowledge

15.10.-16.10.2015 Museumsakademie Joanneum

Over the next few years, a “museum of knowledge” is to be established in Göttingen. The focus of the museum will be on the production of knowledge in its historical depth and current breadth on the basis of the more than 30 academic collections of the Georg August University more ...

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Communicating architecture

Contemporary positions, methods, media

02.10.-03.10.2015 Museumsakademie Joanneum

Architecture is a document of cultural and stylistic history, a hoard of knowledge on technical and economic history, and an advocate of regional knowledge networks and their transfer. Institutions such as museums, authorities for the protection of monuments and private initiatives are taking great efforts these days to preserve the cultural heritage more ...

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Racing standstill

The museum is movement

17.09.-18.09.2015 Museumsakademie Joanneum

Arranging and arresting: These activities have shaped the image of museums since their inception. Yet activities such as acquiring, collecting, combining and re-sorting have been no less central to the action behind museum walls more ...

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Who does the city belong to?

04.06.-06.06.2015 Museumsakademie Joanneum

While the world looks at Helsinki as a place of education, design and culture, the city is currently experiencing some huge upheavals. This excursion will consider Helsinki as a contested terrain in two senses: First, in terms of the continued existence of historico-political conflicts more ...

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Heroes behind glass

On the future of single-individual museums

07.05.-08.05.2015 Museumsakademie Joanneum

Musicians, artists and scientists, authors, rulers/politicians and revolutionaries: The places where the predominantly male geniuses and heroes lived and worked have been left as they were at the time, and all across the country they together with their legacy have been turned into museums more ...

Event, Workshop

Stages of the Enlightenment

Museums in Halle

16.04.-17.04.2015 Museumsakademie Joanneum

In Halle-on-the-Saale, several centuries of the history of science and education have left their mark on an astonishing number of cultural institutions, among them, a baroque cabinet of curiosities, teaching collections and school gardens, archives, libraries and museums. more ...

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Don’t lose the thread

On the future of textile museums and collections

26.03.-27.03.2015 Museumsakademie Joanneum

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 ...

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