Index to exhibition concepts
TITLES LINK TO THE 17 GROUP EXHIBITION CONCEPTS:
Museum professionals, makers, designers, coders and more, joint the July 8 -10 MuseumCamp 2016 in the Allard Pierson Museum.Three days were spent with fellow MuseumMakers, creating a unique exhibition.
The use of digital technology within the museum holds great potential for both museum professionals and visitors. But with so many options it can be challenging to know where to start.
What technologies are available? Wich best suits your goals? What skills do you need to innovate? In this three-day pressure cooker camp, participants investigated the possibilities of technology in exhibition design and created a unique exhibition that incorporates new forms of storytelling.
The Allard Pierson Museum and the Special Collections of the University of Amsterdam provided the objects, spaces and stories. MuseumCamp Amsterdam brought together a group of passionate and talented professionals, keen to learn from and with each other in various workshops and shared activities.
MuseumCamp is inspired in part by the annual MuseumCamp run by the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History.
The Allard Pierson Museum is the archaeological museum of the University of Amsterdam. It is situated at the Oude Turfmarkt 127 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
The Special Collections are home to the material heritage of the University of Amsterdam.
Death mask Otto Lanz
“Best art critic under surgeons, best surgeon under art critics”
Showcase mobility 3
A sealed parcel of the author and TV personality Boudewijn Büch (1948–2002)
In 1983 the author Boudewijn Büch (1948–2002) interviewed his literary hero Gerard Reve for the daily newspaper Het Parool.
Discobolus of Myron
This is a print of a plaster cast of a Roman copy of a bronze Greek original sculpture dating from the fifth century BC.
The Allard Pierson Museum holds a beautiful magic ceramic bowl with Aramaic text from Mesopotamia from the sixth century.
Fragment of a portolan map, ca. 1550
‘Portolan’ is the collective name for late-medieval or early-modern maps of sailing routes, trade routes and harbours in the Mediterranean.
The Ruins of Palmyra
Palmyra: an oasis in the Syrian Desert
Portrait of Caesar
Model (mould) for a helmet
This object is a bronze incense burner dating from around the year 1000 CE. It has elaborate imagery on it, showing scenes from the life of Christ including: his birth, his baptism, the crucifixion, and the resurrection.
Coptic relief (stele of boy with grapes)
This piece is a limestone funerary stele from Egypt. It dates from the Late Antique Period (possibly 3rd to 4th Century), and depicts a young boy sitting in a niche.
Anatomiae amphiteatrum Effigie triplici
This fascinating book by Robert Fludd shows how, according to early modern philosophy, the construction of the cosmos and the anatomy of man are interconnected.
Katalog frühchristlicher Textilfunde & Textile fragment
Franz Bock was one of the most important textile collectors of the 19th century. He was also known under the name of ‘Scheren-Bock’(Scissors-Bock), because he cut up ancient textiles, in order to divide them between European museums.
Iconographie photographique des maladies de peau
Research on the comparison of typographical material
A seventeenth-century cold case: uncovering the printer of Spinoza.
The rosary of Frederik van Eeden
The psychiatrist and writer Frederik van Eeden (1860–1932) followed a remarkable spiritual path. In his early writings, he was influenced by Hinduism, mysticism and panpsychism.
Sail on, skipper! This relief shows two large ships sailing from a harbor.