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liveARCH 2006-2009 (Culture 2000)
LiveARCH is a network of museums with a focus on , aiming to disseminate historic knowledge and to promote a greater interest in our common European cultural heritage among the general public.
Promoting in just 7 minutes - is that possible? LiveARCH thought it was and the Italian , Museo Civico Archeologico Etnologico (Modena) actually did it! From archaeological finds, which are our most important source about life of the past, through archaeological research, and demonstration with attention for and living history, liveARCH intends to show the importance of these museums and its critical success factors. Examples are taken from all 8 countries of liveARCH.
Under the patronage of EXARC, eight members: Lofotr Viking Museum (NO), The Museum of Foteviken (SE), Pfahlbaumuseum Unteruhldingen (DE), Historisch OpenluchtMuseum Eindhoven (leader) (NL), Araisi Archaeological Museum Park at the Latvian National History Museum (LV), Matrica Múzeum és Régészeti Park (HU), Parco Archeologico e Museo all’aperto della Terramara di Montale (IT) and The Scottish Crannog Centre (SC) joined in a 3 years Culture 2000 project called “liveARCH”.
The plan can be devided in 5 components:
|1||4 training workshops. 4 – 5 days each, spread over the 3 years and amongst the co-organisers. The workshops have the following themes: Marketing & Communication; Skills training; The Dialogue of Knowledge; The Dialogue with the Visitor.|
|2||Approximately 90 staff exchanges, taking between 2 and 10 days each, within the 3 year time frame; approximately 10 exchanges per Partner.|
|3||A jointon living history presentations including an exhibition catalogue. It will be shown a minimum from the 3rd year of the project onwards, in most cases running as a permanent exhibition.|
|4||Existing workshops will be coordinated between the partners. Existing and new events will be coordinated between the partners. This will be achieved through a web based application and through publishing flyers for distribution. This will be done during the complete length of the project.|
|5||The quality development will be addressed continuously during the length of the project. The quality of the co-organisers will be assessed on a self evaluation base, and enhanced according to standards which will be set up during this project.|
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