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<nettime-ann> New University Program : EXHIBITION DESIGN & MANAGEMENT

E X H I B I T I O N   D E S I G N  & MANAGEMENT (Certified Program) 

The modularized, low-residency certified program *Exhibition Design
and Management* focuses on the conception and management of
exhibitions with a special eye on experiential worlds and immersive
exhibition strategies, and imparts the fundamental competencies of
contemporary exhibition practice. 

=> IN ENGLISH - After being offered 4 successful years in German, the
program will now step into the European scene and be offered for the
first time in English.  

=> EXPERTS - With a faculty of international experts: Prof. Herbert
LACHMAYER (Staging Knowledge; U.- Arts & Design, Linz), Gerfried STOCKER
(director; Ars Electronica), Frank den OUDSTEN (designer, teacher,
writer, performer), Lutz ENGELKE (founder; Triad- Berlin), Martin FRITZ
(curator, consultant, writer), Dr. Harald GRÜNDL (founder; EOOS *
Vienna), Pat MUNRO (exhibition evaluator), Dr. Dieter BOGNER (museum
planner), Prof. Jorge WAGENSBERG (scientific director; Fundacio *la
Caixa*, Barcelona, Becky GILBERT (board member; European Fundraising
Association), Dieter RONTE (art museum director; Hannover, Bonn, Krems),
Audrey O'Connell (Natural History Museum, London) and others.
Case-studies and best-practice examples from today and tomorrow will be
shown for their far-reaching insights into the contemporary varieties of

=> PROGRAM - The certified program is a part of the post-graduate
masters program at the Department for Image Science, under the direction
of the American exhibition developer Wendy Jo Coones, M.Ed., who has
been a part of the realization of 60 international exhibitions. Based on
the needs and schedules of the students, the credits earned in
Exhibition Design and Management can be combined with other programs to
upgrade to an academic expert or masters degree.

Module 1: From Theory to Practice: competent planning and organization
of exhibitions 
16. - 24. April 2011

Module 2: From the Practice to Preparation: professional realization of
05.11.2011 - 17.11.2011

=> CONTENT OF TEACHING - In our modern knowledge society, exhibitions
are more than just presentations of artifacts; they enable experiences
to take place in special staged spaces with a variety of purposes.
Exhibitions inform, entertain and animate. Whether for a museum, theme
park, science center, exhibit hall, or experiential world * a
harmonious visitor experience can only be accomplished through sensible
implementation of design and organizational knowledge. 

=> FACTS - The program addresses anyone who needs current skills and
competencies for handling the realization of exhibition projects. For
example: Staff in museums, collections and similar institutions,
promoters and curators of science or art / culture, and staff in
tourist, fair or theme park establishments. 
More information on the program and application www.donau

=> DANUBE UNIVERSITY KREMS - located in the UNESCO world heritage
Wachau, 70km from Vienna, is the only public university in Europe
specializing in advanced continuing education by offering low-residency
degree programs for working professionals and lifelong learners. Our
students & faculty members come across Europe and beyond. Without
interrupting their career, students have the opportunity to learn
through direct experience, social learning in small groups and contacts
with institutions and specialists. 
The Center in Monastery Goettweig, where most Exhibition Design and
Management courses take place, is housed in a 14th century building,
remodeled to fit the needs of modern research in singular surroundings.

=> Contact  
Andrea Haberson
Department for Image Science
Danube University Krems
Dr.-Karl-Dorrek-Str. 30, A-3500 Krems
Tel: +43(0)2732 893-2569 
andrea.haberson {AT} donau-uni.ac.at  

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