10/12/2019 - 09:00 - 16:00
The Hirschsprung Collection, Stockholmsgade 20, 2100 Copenhagen

Nordic seminar 10 December 2019, The Hirschsprung Collection, Copenhagen

“Stay Real”

How to identify, preserve and work with authenticity in House Museums and Collection Museums in the Nordic countries

A platform for knowledge sharing between curators, researchers and conservator-restorers working with house museums and collection museum in the Nordic Countries.

8:30  Registration

9:00  Welcome
Gertrud Oelsner, director, on behalf of The Hirschsprung Collection, and Britta Tøndborg, director of research at Museum Vestsjælland, on behalf of the Danish Network for House Museums

9:10 “House museums, collection museums and authenticity, a short introduction to the seminar”
Rasmus Kjærboe, Aarhus University and Ribe Art Museum

9:20  “Is there a museum in the house? Sceptical ways of looking at house museum”
Linda Young, Deakin University
Linda Young is a recently retired academic, teaching for many years in cultural heritage and museum studies in Canberra and Melbourne. Her PhD was inspired by working in house museums, and some years later she began to research house museums as a species of museum. It identified six sub-species, defined by the motivation of their foundation.
Chair: Britta Tøndborg, director of research at Museum Vestsjælland

10:20  Networking and coffee break

10:45  Museum voices I
Pecha-kucha talks on authenticity in the museum

11:45 Lunch and social mingling

12:45 Atmospheres in House and Collection Museums

“The elusive potential of atmosphere in house museums”
  Pernille Henriette Wiil, post.doc., Aarhus University

“De-scripting a museum’s presence and atmosphere: An exhibition experiment”
  Theis Vallø, independent researcher

“Museum atmospheres – Embodiment in responsive environments”
  Ida Brændholt Lundgaard, senior advisor at The Agency for Culture and Palaces

Chair: Gertrud Hvidberg-Hansen, director of Faaborg Museum

13:45 Preserving Authenticity

“Sense and sensibility. The conservator’s feeling for authenticity”
Michael Højlund Rasmussen, head of conservation at The Centre for Preservation of Cultural Heritage

“Practical implications, pitfalls and problems within preventive conservation aimed at house museums (and other historic buildings)”
Morten Ryhl-Svendsen, associate professor at the School for Conservation (KADK)

Chair: Rikke Bjarnhof, director of the School for Conservation (KADK)

14:25 Networking and coffee break

14:50 “Art in the Home or a Home for Art: Learning from the Art Galleries of the Fürstenbergs
and Ernest Thiel”

Charlotta Nordström, project director at the Thiel Gallery

15:10 Museum voices II
Pecha-kucha talks on authenticity in the museum

15:50 Summary of the day’s events and further network initiatives
Jesper Stub Johnsen, deputy director at the National Museum of Denmark

16:00 Seminar’s end, a glass of wine and social mingling (the museum closes 17:00)


Place: The Hirschsprung Collection, Copenhagen
Time: 9 am to 4 pm
Fee: DKK 149, includes lunch and coffee
Limited capacity – book early!

The Seminar is organised by:
The Danish Network for House Museums, The Hirschsprung Collection, Faaborg Museum and The Danish Association of Art Historians.

For inquiries and suggestions, contact Rasmus Kjærboe, rkj@arthistory.dk


Photo: Anna Ancher’s studio, Anchers Hus.
Photos: Faaborg Museum and Malergården, a collection museum and a house museum respectively. Both are defined by an intimate experience in historic rooms.
02/12/2019 - 12:00
Pris / Fee:

Dkk 149, includes lunch and coffee