[WebCultures] Exhibition Development - International faculty - low residency - Certified Program

Wendy Coones Wendy.Coones at donau-uni.ac.at
Thu Oct 25 12:05:56 CEST 2018

Dear Colleagues,
Please share with persons who might benefit from an intensive course in
Europe on exhibition making. For Media enthusiasts, this course can be
combined with MediaArtHistories or Digitale Sammlungsmanagement for a
120 ECTS Master of Arts that enables graduates to pursue a PhD in


Exhibition Development - Certified Program
Preparing professionals for the demands of emerging futures in
Exhibition Strategies.
International Faculty - low residency, parallel to employment – starts
March 30, 2019 
UNESCO World Cultural Landscape Wachau in Austria

==>EXHIBITION DEVELOPMENT - This modularized and low-residency
certified program offered in English imparts the core skills of
contemporary exhibition practice. In addition to individual study and
project work at your home location, students gather for three intense
seminars with internationally active practitioners. 
The different characteristics of special, permanent and traveling
exhibitions are taught, supported by many case studies.
Best-practice-examples of leading experts in exhibition design and
management give thorough insights into contemporary trends and introduce
students to new working fields with a special focus on immersive exhibit
architecture and experiential worlds. The certified program covers
competencies for the professional assessment of chances and risks in
contemporary exhibition planning and shows how to apply these skills in
concrete projects.

==> BRAIN TRUST -, Frank den OUDSTEN (designer, teacher, writer,
performer), Pat MUNRO (exhibition evaluator), Christiane PAUL (curator;
Whitney Museum of Art), Stefan IGLHAUT (exhibition designer & museum
planner), Oliver GRAU (research professor for Image Science; Danube
University), Brigitte FELDERER (freelance author and exhibition
developer) Dr. Dieter BOGNER (museum planner), Christopher LINDINGER
(Director of Research & Innovation; Ars Electronica), Becky GILBERT
(board member; European Fundraising Association), Enrique GUITART
(freelance curator and exhibit developer); Wendy COONES (head of
teaching in Ex-Dev, MediaArtHistories and Media Arts Cultures at
DanubeU), and more are brought together through this singular program –
a network that combines historic vision with the latest knowledge about
current developments and trends on a high level.

==> PROGRAM As part of the post-graduate masters program at the
Department for Image Science, credits earned in Exhibition Development
can be combined with other programs like MediaArtHistories, Fotographie,
Image & Science, or Digital Collections Management to upgrade to an
academic expert or masters degree.

Starts March 30, 2019
==> DURATION and SCOPE: 2 semesters ~~ 30 ECTS ~~ Language of
Instruction: English
1st semester: low-residency presence modules in 2019: March 30 – April
3, June 3-7, and August 26-30. 
2nd semester: research and project work from home. Students can upgrade
to the 120 Master of Arts.
==> DANUBE UNIVERSITY - located 70km from Vienna in the UNESCO world
heritage Wachau region, DanubeU specializes in advanced low-residency
degree programs for working professionals and life-long learners.
Portions of the modules are held either at the modern Campus Krems or at
DanubeU’s Center for Image Science, housed in the Göttweig Monastery, a
14th century building remodeled to fit the needs of modern media arts
research in singular surroundings.
Further information on the program: 
link: application details and contact

( http://www.donau-uni.ac.at/exhibit) link: deeper content information
( http://www.mediacultures.net/exhibitionstrategies) 
link: new publication Museum and Archive on the Move
( https://www.degruyter.com/view/product/480930) 

Primary contact:
Wendy Jo Coones, M.Ed.
Head of Teaching & Coordination : Exhibition Development /
MediaArtHistories / Media Arts Cultures
Department for Image Science ~ Danube University Krems
Telefon +43 (0)2732 893-2543
( tel://027328932543/)  ~ skype: wcoones
Dr.-Karl-Dorrek-Straße 30, 3500 Krems, Austria

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