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Participation in Museums

How do museums facilitate different forms of participatory processes?

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Wednesday 19 April 2023,  at 13:00 - 17:00


Kasernen, Building 1584, Door B, Room 124. Langelandsgade 139, 8000 Aarhus C

How do museums facilitate different forms of participatory processes? The focus of the seminar is on empirical research and the practice in museums. The seminar is organized by the research program Cultural Transformations on the occasion that Associate Professor Eleonora Redaelli from School of Planning, Public Policy and Management at University of Oregon. Redaelli is a visiting researcher during April and May 2023. During her visit at AIAS, she will be collaborating with several major Danish museums.

The seminar is organised by Louise Ejgod Hansen, Centre for Cultural Evaluation as an activity within the research programme Cultural Transformations, School of Communication and Culture, Aarhus University. It is open for academics and practitioners. Read more about Participation in Museums here

13.00: Welcome
13.15: Eleonora Redaelli: Examining Participation Design in Danish Museums
14.00: Martin Djupdræt: Museum, identity and value
14.30: Coffee break
14.45: Birgit Eriksson and Tina Louise Hove Sørensen: Embroidering, Weaving and Knitting Participation at Trapholt Museum
15.30: Break
15.40: Christiane Særkjær: Visitor voices in the museum space – sharing art experiences as a participatory mode in museum communication
16.10: Discussion and final remarks
16.30: A glass of wine