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THE BEST IN HERITAGE

Projects of Influence

14th Edition

Dubrovnik, Croatia, 24 - 26 September 2015

in partnership with EUROPA NOSTRA

with support of Creative Europe programme

& Endowment Fund of ICOM

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dedicated to the memory of Kenneth Hudson OBE and Georges Henri Riviere

With the post-conference event on September 27th

 

THE CONFERENCE PROGRAMME

 

For information on all featured projects and their presenters click here


Thursday, 24 September: Arrival, Registration, Opening



12.00 - 18.45 Registration and a guided tour of the Dubrovnik City walls,  Theatre "Marin Držic" Lobby




18.50 - 21.00 The Best in Heritage welcome ceremony in the Theatre "Marin Držić" with Keynote Address




21.00 - 23.00 Welcome party in Sponza Palace, courtesy of the Dubrovnik Archives



Friday, 25 September, "Marin Držić" Theatre: presentations of awarded projects


9.30 - 9:55 Project No.1: European Museum Forum / Council of Europe Museum Prize 2014 laureate

Baksi Museum, Bayburt, Turkey

9:55 - 10.20 Project No.2: EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Award 2014 Grand Prix winner  

Passage: From a Rusty City to a New Miskolc, Hungary

10.20 - 10.45 Project No.3: National Medal for Museum and Library Service 2014 laureate

Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History, Norman, United States

10.45- 11.10 Project No.4:  Croatian Museum Association Prize for Permanent Exhibition 2014 

Natural History Museum Rijeka, Rijeka, Croatia


11.10 - 11.40 coffee


11.40 - 12.05 Project No.5:   European Museum Academy - Micheletti Award 2014 laureate

MUSE - Museo delle Scienze, Trento, Italy

12.05 - 12.30 Project No.6: Chinese Museum Association - Most innovative Museums Award 2014

Ningbo Museum, Ningbo, China

12.30 - 12.55 Project No.7: EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Award 2014 laureate

Horta Museum, Brussels, Belgium


13.00 - 15.00 lunch break


15.00 - 15.25 Project No.8: Estonian Museum Award 2014 for Permanent exhibition

Ilon’s Wonderland “I am always here. Ilon”, Haapsalu, Estonia

15.25 - 15.50 Project No.9: EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Award 2014 laureate

Teatro Sociale, Bergamo, Italy

15.50 - 16.15 Project No.10: 2014 Governor General’s History Award for Excellence in Museums: History Alive! winner

Les Musées de la civilisation, Québec, Canada

16.15 - 16.40 Project No.11: David Manley Award - Emerging Entrepreneur Award 2014

Little Museum of Dublin, Dublin, Ireland


16.40 - 17.10 coffee


17.10 - 17.35 Project No.12:  EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra 2014 Grand Prix and Public Chice Award laureate 

Dragomirna Church's 17th Century Frescoes, Suceava, Romania

17.35 - 18.00 Project No.13:  European Museum Academy & Hands On! - 2014 Children in Museums Award 

National Gallery of Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark

18.00 - 18.25 Project No.14:  Asia Pacific Network of Science & Technology Centres Creative Award 2014 winner

Miraikan (The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation): "Songs of Anagura", Tokyo, Japan


18.30  - 21.00 free time


21.00 - 23.00 Ethno dinner-party offered by Dubrovnik museums in Rupe Museum

With guided tour of the Rupe Museum 20.00 - 21.00

Greeting by the director of Dubrovnik Museums, Ms Pavica Vilać, MA




Saturday, 26 September, "Marin Držić" Theatre: presentations of awarded projects


9.30 - 9.55 Project No.15: Swedish Museum of the Year 2014 Award

Museum of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden

9.55 - 10.20 Project No.16: Japan Design Space Association Gold Award 2014

Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology, Nagoya, Japan

10.20 - 10.45 Project No.17: European Museum Forum / Kenneth Hudson Award 2014

Žanis Lipke Memorial, Riga, Latvia

10.45 - 11.10 Project No.18: EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Award 2014 winner

Historical Route of the Lines of Torres Vedras, Lisbon, Portugal


11.10 - 11.40 coffee


11.40 - 12.05 Project No.19Austrian Museum of the Year 2014

Textile Centre Haslach and the Museum of Weaving, Haslach, Austria

12.05 - 12.30 Project No.20: European Museum Forum / European Museum of the Year Award 2014

Museum of Innocence, Istanbul, Turkey

12.30 - 12.55 Project No.21: UNESCO Asia-Pacific Heritage Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation - Award of Distinction 2014

Restoration of the Saryazd Citadel, Yazd, Islamic Republic of Iran


13.00 - 15.00 lunch break


15.00 - 15.25 Project No.22:  Museums + Heritage Awards 2014 International Award

National Archives: The Memory Palace, The Hague, The Netherlands

15.25 - 15.50 Project No.23: Chinese Museum Association - Most innovative Museums Award 2014

Nanjing Museum, Nanjing, China

15.50 - 16.15 Project No.24:  National Medal for Museum and Library Service 2014  winner

Children's Museum of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, United States

16.15 - 16.40 Project No.25: European Museum Forum / Silletto Prize 2014

Saurer Museum, Arbon, Switzerland


16.40 - 17.10 coffee


17.10 - 17.35 Project No.26: ICOM Russia Award 2014 laureate

State museum-reserve "Rostov Kremlin", Yaroslavl Region, Russia

17.35 - 18.00 Project No.27: EU Prize for Cultural Heritage/Europa Nostra Award 2014 laureate

The Coen Case, Hoorn, The Netherlands

18.00 - 18.25 Project No.28: Museums + Heritage Awards 2014 – Best of the Best

Victoria and Albert Museum, London, United Kingdom

18.25 - 18.30 Vote on the "Most influental project of the year" by the audience



18.30 - 21.00 free time


21.00 - 23.00 Closing ceremony, Dinner and farewell party in Rector's palace

With guided tour of the Cultural History Museum 20.00 - 21.00




Sunday, 27 September, Inter University Centre Dubrovnik

The Post Conference Event:

Financing Heritage Insitutions in Times of Scarcity

In partnership with The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Croatia

More information here


Online registration



Sunday, 27 September

The Post Conference Excursion by bus (only upon reservation)

THE CITY OF KOTOR (UNESCO World Heritage Site) and THE BAY OF KOTOR (MONTENEGRO)



 

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