Theory and Practice in Museum Work

In October-November 2012 at the Center for Urban History in conjunction with the exhibition "Sport and the City: People. Society. Ideology" there was a program for students, who wanted to deepen their knowledge and receive practical experience in making a modern museum.

The goal of the program was to create a group of students of various humanities departments and universities, who received the opportunity to participate in the program and received theoretical knowledge and practical experience in working in a museum space, working with historical artifacts and digital materials. The program was composed of 6 lecture seminars, each of which was combine theoretical teaching with the results of practical individual and collective work.

Program Contents:
  • Introduction to the Museum
  • Heritage and Memory
  • The Museum Artifact: Ways to Tell History
  • The Contemporary Museum: Forbidden Territory or Space of Leisure?
  • What does a Museum Tell, and to Whom?
Participation was free of charge. At the end of the program participants received a certificate of completion. The program took place in the space of the Center for Urban History (Lviv, vul. Akad. Bohomoltsia 6).

The program was led by the Center for Urban History of East Central Europe together with the Department of Teaching Methodology of the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv.