Arquivo mensal: outubro 2013

XXIII Education Meeting: the museum and the school

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The Argentine Federation of Friends of Museums (Fadam) supports the “XXIII Education Meeting: the museum and the school”, which has the goal of bring together the professionals of those two areas. Through the meeting they can exchange experiences and work together to make the museum and the school a better place to education in all ways.

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XVth World Congress

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Are you prepared to XVth World Congress of the World Federation of Friends of Museums which will be realized in Berlin? Read the letter written by Daniel Ben-Natan, WFFM’s president!

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It is my great pleasure to invite you to Berlin, Germany, next May for the XVth World Congress of the World Federation of Friends of Museums which will be preceded for the first time in many years by the meetings of the Council and General Assembly of the World Federation of Friends of Museums. This will ensure a large participation of our leadership and members and will be of great importance for the further development of the WFFM.

The World Congress will be focusing on issues relating directly to ways and means of supporting our museums as friends and volunteers and will give us a rare opportunity to compare, learn from and share knowledge and experience with our peers from all corners of the world. The program of the Congress will follow and will undoubtedly wet your appetites to come yourselves and bring colleagues and friends with you.

Berlin is not just another great city which has experienced an enormous renewal ever since the Berlin Wall was destroyed. It is perhaps THE cultural capital of the world and is the home for hundreds of excellent museums and galleries. We will be able to combine serious discussions with a wonderful program prepared for us by our German Federation led by Ekkehard Numann, WFFM Vice President for Europe, and his colleagues.

May I encourage you to join me in registering early both to take advantage of the very reasonable “early bird” registration fee and to ensure your participation in this very special event.

Looking forward to sharing Berlin with you and with best regards,

Daniel Ben-Natan
President

Stanley Kubrick

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Who like movies and the film industry can’t lose the exhibition “Stanley Kubrick”, in Sound and Image Museum (Museu da Imagem e do Som), in São Paulo. More than a special space, where the visitors really can feel the scenarios which were created following the small details, the exhibition present his sketches, story board and personal objects.

If you are going to be in São Paulo until January 14th 2014 do not lose the chance to know one of the most innovative film directors of the History!

“Stanley Kubrick” – Museu da Imagem e do Som
Adress: Europa Avenue, 158 – Jd. Europa – São Paulo
Date: until January 12th 2014
Time: Tuesday to Friday, from 12 am to 9 pm; Saturday and Sunday, from 11 am to 8 pm

Aztecs: Conquest and glory

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Discover the fascinating and ultimately tragic story of the Aztecs through an array of cultural treasures and dramatic multimedia from Mexico’s major museums.

Enter the exhibition temple to uncover the mysteries of the Aztec afterlife. See striking statues that tell a story of belief, devotion – and human sacrifice. Delve into Aztec daily life through archaeological finds and intricate models made exclusively for the show. And set the family loose on the Character Trail to find their place in Aztec society.

The modern art landscape

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If you are interested in the directions and landscape of modern art, you can’t lose the “AFFM AGM and Conference 2013”. Promoted by Australian Federation of Friends of Museums, the meeting, that call “Brave New World: adapting to the modern arts and cultural landscape”, will put together important people to discuss the issues.

The event will happen on Friday 18 and Saturday 19 October, in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney. For more information, check the program with the Federation or send an e-mail to membership@artgallerysociety.org.au. The RSVP deadline is Friday 11 October, at 5 p.m.

Learning Science

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Know the Science in a funny and interactive way is the best option to show children how this subject is important. Better than that is learn it in using the day by day things. This is the proposal of Museo Interactivo Tijuana El Trompo, in Mexico.

Learning Science in the daily actions and things we are used to do is the easiest way to understand how the world works. And in El Trompo children and their parents can discover together all the Biology, Physics curiosities. Visit them!

Amsterdam DNA

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If you like to know the city’s history, you can’t lose “Amsterdam DNA”. The exhibition offers a fascinating and concise overview of the history of Amsterdam in less than an hour through interactive images, sound, movement and specially chosen objects.

Let’s watch the video to understand, just in one minute, what the exhibition shows us in 45 minutes!