Aspekte der Sammlungspflege

Judith Burger
Art Sciences and Art Education, Expanded Museum Studies
2024S, scientific seminar (SEW), 2.0 ECTS, 1.0 semester hours, course number S04832

Description

The seminar is dedicated to the conservation treatment and technological determination of metal objects from the Collection and Archive of the Angewandte. The objects are jewelry and artistic goldsmith works by students from the classes of Eugen Mayer, who taught as a professor of metalworking at the then (Reichs-)Hochschule, later Akademie für Angewandte Kunst, between 1936 and 1961.

In addition to contextualizing the objects that were created in the artistic training during the Nazi regime and the immediate postwar period, this hands-on course offers a general introduction to the handling of museum objects and the various challenges of working with collections and archives that have grown historically.  We will also learn about goldsmithing and silversmithing techniques and together carry out a collection care project aimed at improving the storage and documentation of the collection.

 

Examination Modalities

Requirements:

- attendance: max. 1 session unexcused absence.

- active participation

- own presentation


Course grading criteria:

- Preparation of text readings, engagement in discussions and group work (30%)

- Attentive handling of objects and implementation of simple conservation and collection care practices (50%)

- Short presentation of independent research (20%)

Comments

The seminar will be held as a co-teaching format together with Eva Marie Klimpel.

Please register additionally for her course of the same name.

The language of instruction is German, although English texts may be read.

Key Words

Präventive Konservierung, Arthandling, Leihverkehr, Sammmlungspflege, Gold- und Silberschmiede, Schmuck und Kunst, Künstler*innenausbildung 1941-1961

Dates

11 March 2024, 13:00–15:00 Seminar Room Postgasse (preliminary discussion)
18 March 2024, 13:00–16:30 Storage Collection and Archive, Eyzinggasse 23, 1110 Vienna
08 April 2024, 13:00–16:30 Storage Collection and Archive, Eyzinggasse 23, 1110 Vienna
15 April 2024, 13:00–16:30 Storage Collection and Archive, Eyzinggasse 23, 1110 Vienna
22 April 2024, 13:00–16:30 Collection and Archive, Postgasse 6, Mezzanin, 1010 Vienna
29 April 2024, 13:00–16:30 Storage Collection and Archive, Eyzinggasse 23, 1110 Vienna
06 May 2024, 13:00–16:30 excursion
13 May 2024, 13:00–16:30 Seminar Room Postgasse
27 May 2024, 13:00–16:30 Storage Collection and Archive, Eyzinggasse 23, 1110 Vienna
03 June 2024, 13:00–16:30 Storage Collection and Archive, Eyzinggasse 23, 1110 Vienna
10 June 2024, 13:00–16:30 Storage Collection and Archive, Eyzinggasse 23, 1110 Vienna
17 June 2024, 13:00–16:30 Storage Collection and Archive, Eyzinggasse 23, 1110 Vienna
24 June 2024, 13:00–16:30 Storage Collection and Archive, Eyzinggasse 23, 1110 Vienna

Course Enrolment

From 01 January 2024, 00:00 to 10 March 2024, 00:00
Via online registration

Expanded Museum Studies (Master): Expanded Museum Studies: Expanded Museum Studies 537/002.01

Expanded Museum Studies (Master): Electives: Collection Care 537/080.02

Co-registration: possible

Attending individual courses: possible