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OpenArch worked with stones

Thanks to a wonderful organisation, almost 90 participants met for a five days filled with workshops, breakout sessions and lectures about "Working with stones in European Pre- and Protohistory in theory and in practice" at the Archaeological-Ecological Centre Albersdorf (DE)

EXARC Facebook groups reach milestone

EXARC is very active on Facebook, both for our members as well as for others professionally interested. We for example manage or co-manage two active groups, one on experimental archaeology, the other one archaeological open-air museums (AOAM)...

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.

European Route of Megalithic Culture established

With an official ceremony in Denmark, The Council of Europe certified the organisation “Megalithic Routes” as ‘”European Route of Megalithic culture”. On 27 August, the Megalithic Routes Chair Bodo Zehn received the certificate in the presence of the Culture Minister of Denmark, Marianne Jelved...

Out now: the new EXARC Journal Digest

We have just released our latest EXARC Journal Digest. It was sent to our members only and covers the best articles we published online over the past six months. Interested to know more? Join EXARC and become part of a tight-knit network of (semi) professionals in over 30 countries worldwide. www.exarc.net.

EXARC in Rio

The largest Museum Convention worldwide, ICOM in Rio 2013, was attended by EXARC. Financed by the EU Project EXARC Treasurer Luc Eekhout was in Brazil as one of the 2,000 delegates. Eekhout presented archaeological open-air museums in this...

EXARC: a worldwide map of museums

Finally we can also show non-European archaeological open-air museums! With almost 250 presentations in Europe, we now have published the first 70 descriptions of non-European museums. The world map suddenly looks very different...

2nd OpenArch Exeter workshop

From Monday May 20 till Friday the 24th, at University of Exeter 10 participants met at the 2nd workshop organized within OpenArch project. The title of that workshop was "The life cycle of structures in experimental archaeology: an object biography approach"...

At the AAM in Baltimore

The American Alliance of Museums (AAM) is a large organization, supporting 21,000 museums, individuals and companies.
Mid May, the AAM held its annual conference, in Baltimore. More than 5,000 people, including over 460 from 50 different countries joined...

Archeon Conference successful

A few days with very fine spring weather marked the OpenArch conference in Archeon. Besides a lot of papers on the dialogue with visitors a special mention needs to be made for the workshop on how to handle food in archaeological open-air museums. In the shoulder of the Conference, EXARC held its Annual Meeting 2013 at Archeon...

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