Visiting the Ore Mountains, you can see how important mining was for the region and its economy. But... mining is not forever and when mining activity decreased in the region, another two industries developed.
Category: museums & exhibitions
Exploring Present Day Heritage at the V&A
You enter a museum. Surrounding you are aged, priceless objects, protected by reflective glass walls. They are unique, rare ‘fossils’ of the past that must be saved from decay, so through them, we can learn about the history and people’s experiences of the past. But if we can learn about the past through objects, what...
Cycling the Limes
Cycling is part of the daily routine in the Netherlands. So, this way of moving has taken over the way of access heritage as well. The Roman limes are visitable in the Netherlands following a 200km long bike lane.
Quarry Turned Gallery – The Case of the Nagyharsány Statue Park
The Nagyharsányi Statue Park presents an alternative to the traditional gallery. It is an open-air statue exhibition in a former quarry - combining the studio, exhibition space and source of the pieces' materials into one site.
Leonardo’s Last Supper in XX century
Milan. Leonardo’s Last Supper hit by the bombs of the Second World War, the incredible restoration that lasted 20 years. Could there be a better way to narrate those moments than through the camera of who were present immortalizing them for us?
Archaeological Visits From Your Sofa
Travelling and visiting museums and archaeological sites is complicated nowadays. But internet offer us several options, created by specialists so we can enjoy these wonders without leaving the safety of our houses
The second article of our two-part series explores what can torn-down monuments tell us and explore new, more inclusive ways of preserving heritage and memories.
Gardening the History
Flowers and trees are part of the human history, and many times they influenced us more than we know.
Convento do Carmo: A Roofless Survivor
In the heart of ancient Lisbon, a roofless convent stood still.
Virtual Heritage: Responding to COVID-19
What does cultural heritage look like without travel?