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Extra Impact of OpenArch

In the application many activities and products are mentioned, but there are 'more good things' happening. These 'impacts' or 'additional developments' are very important to show that we have even been more successful than planned. But also that what we do with OpenArch does make a difference outside our project. These activities are about what partners have done differently because of the project.

Workshop volunteers in museums

Basel: Historisches Museum, 29 January 2014
Following his presentation at the Rio ICOM Conference, the treasurer of EXARC Luc Eekhout was invited to Basel. Mrs. Marie-Paule Jungblut, the director of the four historical museums of this Swiss city, was interested in how to work with a substantial volunteer group...

Visually Impaired visit to Archeon

On September 1st 2013, as part of the ongoing Dialogue with the Visitor, Archeon was host to a large group of visually impaired visitors. For the occasion, a special park guide was produced in braille. However, the rest of the day was conducted as an everyday visit to Archeon, to test how accessible the park is to the visually impaired. Archeon passed with flying colors.

All EuroREA online

The old Journal EuroREA is no longer available in hard copy (although we have a small stock left for those really interested). In seven years, we published an abundance of 128 articles (760 pages). In 2012 we started to make some of them available as HTML in our Journal, but it would take a long time to add them all. So we have now put all these articles in full online, in PDF...

Success for the 7th UK Conference on experimental archaeology

Early January saw the 7th UK Conference on Experimental Archaeology in Cardiff. With 20 speakers from over 6 countries, several demonstrations, lots of posters and an excursion to St Fagans it was a very successful edition. The over 100 participants came from academia, archaeological open-air museums, skills backgrounds or otherwise. EXARC took an active role in promoting...

OpenArch in Mérida (ES)

The OAM Calafell was invited by the Regional Culture and Education Ministry of the Government of Extremadura and the Association of Cultural Managers of Extremadura to deliver a lecture in the framework of the Industrial and Creative Conferences that took place on December 3-4, 2012 in Mérida...

Shadowlands exhibition from Wales tours to the Netherlands

Early June, cooperation between the Hunebedcentrum (NL) and St Fagans (WLS) resulted in an exhibition. This is a presentation of Welsh megalithic monuments, their history and purpose through times. ‘Shadowlands’ as the exhibition is called would never find its way to the Netherlands if not both museums had met in the backdrop of the OpenArch project...

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