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2012 Edition Report

  1. 1. Youth and Museums IV 2012CULTURAL PROJECT FUNDED BY ARGES COUNTY COUNCIL AND MINISTRY OF CULTURE AND NATIONAL PATRIMONY 27 June-1July 2012 Goleşti, RomaniaGuests from:Frace, Italy, Republic of Moldova, Greece, Russia, Kazakstan, Armenia, China, Japan,Cyprus, Bulgaria, Syria, Lebanon, RomaniaInternational Organizations Invited: - UNESCO - World Federation of Associations, Centres and Clubs for UNESCO (FMACU) - European Federation of Associations, Centres and Clubs for UNESCO (FEACU)
  2. 2. Project Coordinators 2012:dr. Daniela POPESCU, expert Romanian National Comissionfor UNESCOdr.Filofteia Pally, general manager, Goleşti Viticulture and Tree Growing MuseumCultural education plays a decisive role in constructing the young European generation; itrepresents the key to the development of a society of communication, exchange of ideas,values and tolerance on a sustainable basis.Culture is the sum of human products designed for social interaction events. Language,gestures and manners code, creative art and music, traditions, customs, beliefs and practicesare all individual and community values both cultivated and respected in society.Culture also means knowledge acquired through learning. Through culture one can definepersonal identity, local, national and supranational. Intercultural dialogue mediates thestrengthening of communication ways and exchange networks. Cultural education plays afundamental role in shaping Europes young generation, it is the key to the development on asustainable basis of a society of communication, exchange of ideas and values, tolerance.The museum – nucleus of research and reflection, on one side, and space of encounter anddialogue, on the other side – preserves vestiges of material culture, thus mediating the publicaccess to the non-material dimension of culture. Thereby, artistic, spiritual and identityvalues are put across society, in particular across the youth. Beyond scientific activities (suchas conservation and study), European museums are nowadays called upon to compete withchallenging alternative offers within the market place as well as upon meeting the latest
  3. 3. demands made by a culturally diverse youth. In this particular context, we ask ourselves howmuseums can still attract a young audience and how they can keep the interest of thisaudience alive? The “Youth and Museums” project searches for solutions to these key-issues. Alumnus Club for UNESCO, Ministry of Culture and National Heritage, Golesti Viticulture and Tree Growing Museum and their partners: Romanian Commission for UNESCO (UNESCO CNR) and the Federation of Romanian Associations, Centres and Clubs for UNESCO (FRACCU) held during the period: 27June -1July 2012 the fourth edition of the Youth and Museums project. Please note that this project is in the Action Plan of the World Federation of Associations, Centres and Clubs for UNESCO (FMACU) from 2009.Conference topics:1.Museum services and activities for youth2.Museum of future symbol of identity in a globalized world3.Romanian traditions reflected in the Future Museum
  4. 4. ProgramDay 1, 2012, June 28Hours: 11.00 - 13.30: Official opening of theUNESCO ConferenceOpening speech:PhD Filofteia Pally, general manager, GoleştiViticulture and Tree Growing MuseumPhD Daniela Popescu, expert RomanianNational Comission for UNESCOWelcome speech:PhD Constantin Nicolescu, President of Argeş County CouncilPhD Ioan Opriş, historian, National Center for Research and Documentation in museology “Radu Florescu”, Bucharest, RomaniaPhD Ana Dumitrescu, art historian, UNESCOPhD Mihail Gorgoi, Ministry of Culture and National PatrimonyPhD Virgil Niţulescu, general manager, Romanian Peasant National Museum GeorgiosChristophides, president, World Federation of Associations, Centers and Clubs for UNESCOPhD José Ortega, president, director, Association for Culture, Science and Territories (CST), Paris, France
  5. 5. PhD Mihai Dăncuş, honorific manager, Village Museum from Sighetul MarmaţieiPhD Ştefan Trâmbaciu, general manager, Câmpulung Municipal MuseumWorks of the conference:Gheorghe Păun, member of the Romanian Academy, Museum, which way? Informatic shockPhD José Ortega, manager, Museum of Science, Paris, France, Young people and science museums – scientific centers in FranceHours: 13.30 - 15.00, lunch breakHours: 15.00 – 18.00: Works of the conferenceModerator: PhD Ioan OprişPhD Yang Jin, deputy director, Shaanxi History Museum, China, Activities for the Youth in Shaanxi History MuseumDoina Schobel, PhD Mihaela Varga, vice-president RFACU, From the history of Public Relations Department of the National Art Museum of Romania (1948 - 1982)Marie-Bénédicte Seynhaeve, curator, Bargoin Museum, Clermont-Ferrand, France, The museum, intercultural dialogue space, resource center, discussions and questions for for current and future generationPhD Mihail Gorgoi, Ioana Rozmarin, Ministry of Culture and National Patrimony, Romania, Night of Museum, Impact on youthProf. Iakovos Michailidis, Despoina Papadopoulou, UNESCO Center for Women and Peace in the Balkans, Greece, Towards a European identity: The role of history museumsPhD Ştefan Trâmbaciu, general manager, Câmpulung Municipal Museum, Romania, Cultural – educational projects at Campulung Municipal MuseumRositsa Bineva Binkova, curator, Open-air Museum Etar, Gabrovo, Bulgaria, Training programs for young people in Etar Open-Air MuseumPhD Dragoş Neamu, president, National Network of Romanian Museums, Why museums are prohibited for children and young peopleElena Ilie, curator, Gabriela Cloşcă, curator, Brăila Museum, Romania, Educative and cultural – artistic valences of interactive activities: The Perpessicius dayGabriela Cloşcă, curator, Brăila Museum, Romania, Promoting of cultural patrimony - a new educational resource. Activities in the project Au fil de l’eau en Europe and the festival At the ancestorProf. Vasily Sukhikh, manager, Municipal History and Ethnography Museum, Irina Loginova, professor, Irbit, Russian Federation, Irbit as Cultural and Historical Centre
  6. 6. Discussions:PhD Ionel Cândea, general manager, Brăila Museum, RomaniaPhD Zamfir Bălan, manager, Brăila Museum, RomaniaPhD Doina Ciobanu, Buzău County Muzeum, RomaniaPhD Ligia Fulga, general manager, Ethnographic Museum of Braşov, RomaniaPriest Mihail, abbot, Comana Monastery, RomaniaIonică Pârvu, Head of the Center for Professional Training in Culture, RomaniaAlexandru Oprea, Ministry of Culture and National Patrimony, RomaniaRaluca Neamu-Bem, curator, National Art Museum of Romania, Bucharest, RomaniaElena Ramona Potoroacă, curator, Ethnographic Museum of Braşov, RomaniaCristian Cocea, general manager, County Department for Culture and National Patrimony, Argeş, RomaniaRadu Oprea, counselor, County Department for Culture and National Patrimony, Argeş, RomaniaPhD Mihai Sachelarie, general manager, County Library Dinicu Golescu, Argeş, Romania.PhD Spiridon Cristocea, general manager, Argeş County Museum, RomaniaProf. Gabriela Pendiuc, general manager, Popular School of Arts, Piteşti, RomaniaSimona Şerban, general manager, Cultural Center I. C. Brătianu, Ştefăneşti, RomaniaPhD Sorin Mazilescu, general manager, County Center for Preservation and Promotion of Argeş Traditional Culture, RomaniaPhD Sevastian Tudor, general manager, Alexandru Davila Theatre Piteşti, RomaniaAdeline Popescu, treasurer, European Federation of Clubs, Centers and Associations for UNESCOReiko Seta, student, University of Tsukuba, JapanMidori Hidaka, student, University of Tsukuba, Japan
  7. 7. Hours: 18.00 – 20.00Visiting of Goleşti Museum and opening of the exibition Restored objects from GoleştiMuseum heritageHours: 20.00: Classical Guitar ConcertDay 2, June 29, 2012Hours: 9.30 – 11.00: Works of theconferanceModerator: PhD Ana DumitrescuPhD Ioan Opriş, historian, National Center for Research and Documentation in museology “Radu Florescu”, Bucharest, Romania, Active Museum and the new generationsProf. Tatevik Grigoryan, Aram Khachaturian Museum, Armenia, Activities for young people of Aram Khachaturian MuseumPhD Filofteia Pally, Curator Ion Tiţa-Nicolescu, Goleşti Viticulture and Tree Growing Museum, Goleşti Museum between culture and ludicConstantin Iliescu, Bucharest, Romania, The relationship Museum – SchoolHours: 11.00 – 11.30: coffee break.Hours: 11.30 – 13.30: Works of the conferanceModerator: PhD Mihaela Varga
  8. 8. Ioana Dăncuş, curator, Maramureş Village Museum, Sighetul Marmaţiei, Romania, Rites of transition and interior of the traditional houseMihaela Tudose, curator, Mihail Kogălniceanu Memorial Museum, Iasi, Romania, A noble festival in Memorial Museum Mihail KogălniceanuPhD Mihai Dăncuş, honorific manager, Maramureş Village Museum, Sighetul Marmaţiei, Romania, Two popular technical monuments of national value recently restored in Maramureş Village Museum from Sighetul MarmaţieiPhD Ionuţ Dumitrescu, general manager, Vâlcea Village Museum, Romania, Ethnographic aspects of shepherding transhumance on the Olt ValleyPeter Robbert Oostveen, President of Heritage Association, Netherland, What next?DiscussionsHours: 13.30 - 15.00, lunch breakHours: 15.00-18.30 – Works of the conferanceModerator: PhD Zamfir BălanPhD Andreea Grecu, expert, cultural manager, Association of Cultural Operators from Romania, Museums and young audience: Cultural education and marketingGabriele D’Amico, student, International University College, Torino, Italia, Citizens and young collectors: experiments of dialogue between museums and civil society at Palazzo MadamaProf. Alina Elena Popescu, University of Piteşti, Romania, Local media museum for the new generationPhD Olesea Gârlea, Sciences Academy of Moldova, Chisinau, The Republic of Moldova, 2012 – Night of Museums in Chisinau. Suggestions for futurePhD Remus Cârstea, University of Piteşti, Romania, Educational programs in the Planetarium. The Romanian experienceZhansaya Tankybayeva, curator, The Central State Museum of the Republic of Kazahstan, Youth and museums in KazahstanPhD candidate Ancuţa Elena Soare, PhD candidate Ion Dumitrescu, Argeş County Museum, Romania, The project little archaeologist a popular method of archeology and museum activitiesPhD Hadeel Al Asmar, Member in the Committee of the Rights of the Children, Damascus, Syria, The right for children and youth to reach the information and knowledge they needProf. Leon Nordiguian, Head of Lebanese Prehistory Museum, The prehistory of the meaning of youthKenichiro Hidaka, professor, Univerity of Tsukuba, Japan, Beyond the museum: Regional cultural itinerary based on Oltenian monasteries
  9. 9. Hours: 18.00 - 19.00 - Official closing of UNESCO International Conference and YouthMuseums, Fourth Edition. Discussions and conclusions of the conferance.Moderators: PhD Filofteia Pally, PhD Daniela PopescuNote that the participants from Syria and Lebanon could not travel to Romania, announcingthat they will send their papers to be introduced in the final volume dedicated to thisinternational conference.Hours: 19.00-22.00 Folklore showDay III, 30 June 2012Research on some natural and cultural objectives of the county of Arges, which couldbe included in the list attempts for the UNESCO World Heritage List.
  10. 10. Topics raised and discussed during the work and field research:  Museums: where to?;  Museums and educational activities for youth and not only;  Museum education organized and promoted by a national program;  About the absence of young museographers from the sessions and conferences;  The importance of a virtual tour of each museum website;  The importance of museums in civil society;  "The Revolution" of museum practices;  Rethinking the concepts of the exhibitions;  The existence of many projects with major impact on local communities, national and international;  The role and importance of volunteers;
  11. 11.  The methodology applied in museum pedagogy classes;  What do we prefer? A museum full of artifacts and only some young people or some artifacts and many young people?;  The role and importance of organizing the annual museum night;  Creating a global network of museums under the dome UNESCO;  The role and importance of promoting the museums at a national and international level;  Cooperation between museums in Romania and abroad, especially those near the borders of countries to identify similar elements in the various fields;  Creating museums entirely dedicated to children;  The implementation of projects such as “Story Telling”;  Making some studies on visitors to identify their learning styles and their application in developing and designing exhibitions;  The future relationship between museums, libraries and archives;Documents drafted during the International Youth and Museums 4th editionconference:1. Scientific Report of the Conference (Annex)2. UNESCO resolution project
  12. 12. What will be done in future: - A facebook page for Youth and Museums project - A volume which will contain the papers presented in 2012 at the Youth and Museums 4th Conference.Thanks to:Romanian Federation of Associations, Centers and Clubs for UNESCO, RomaniaMinistry of Culture and National Patrimony, Bucharest, RomaniaNational Network of Romanian MuseumsVictoria Hotel, Piteşti, RomaniaCounty Center for Preservation and Promotion of Argeş Traditional Culture,RomaniaNational Cultural Fund Administration, RomaniaMass-media partners:Magic FMKiss FMRomânia ActualităţiRomânia InternaţionalAntena 1 PiteştiAbsolut TVCurier TVJurnalul de ArgeşCurierul ZileiTOPArgeşul
  13. 13. Youth and Museums IV 2012