Archive 'Museology' Category

A Touch Of Africa

Published on Donnerstag, Juni 28th, 2007

Modern stone sculptures from Zimbabwe, various lectures and films about and from Africa, a „Day of Africa“ and an Open Air Concert Stage for African Artists from here and there. All this is „A Touch of Africa“ in the small town of Immenstadt in the south of this region. Since yesterday, the African continent becomes […]

Maya – Kings Of The Rainforest

Published on Sonntag, April 8th, 2007

„For the significant special exhibition Maya – Kings Of The Rainforest the exhi- bition centre ‚Lokschuppen‘ and the ‚Roemer- und Pelizaeus Museum Hildes- heim‘ were able to gather over 200 valuable objects from all over the world, some of which have never been displayed in Europe before. Important loans from the Maya states Tikal and […]

The Barbarian Treasure

Published on Dienstag, März 20th, 2007

„When a ship sank to the bottom of the Rhine at Neupotz in Rhineland-Palati- nate in the 3rd Century A.D., it took with it over 700 kg of metal artifacts of the Roman period, precious and mundane. Thanks to an international reco- very effort, visitors to the Römisches Museum in Augsburg can soon immerse themselves […]

Silent Post

Published on Freitag, März 2nd, 2007

An already wide-known installation by Angelika Böck titled „Stille Post“ (Silent Post) introduces the new exhibition „Afrika – der andere Blick“ (Africa – the other view) at the Kunsthaus Kaufbeuren. Till the 6th of May sculptures of colonial Africa can be marvelled at as a subject to „the other view“ of African artists. Most of […]

Inca Treasures

Published on Mittwoch, Februar 7th, 2007

„The Curse of the Caribbean“ – not only because of the latest discussion on Disney’s cannibals – but also on gold as a curse itself, Inca gold! After a sensational success in Leipzig and Berlin with more than 80.000 visitors, the Museum für Völkerkunde Hamburg presents the exhibition „Der Fluch des Goldes – 1000 Jahre […]