Event, Workshop

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 ...

Event, Workshop

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 ...

Event, Workshop

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 ...

Event, Workshop

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 ...

Event, Workshop

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 ...

Event, Workshop

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 ...

Event, Workshop

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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