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Russian Museum Experts To Travel to the USA and Germany

Russian Museum Experts To Travel to the USA and Germany

The Foundation announces the results of two grant competitions under the auspices of the museum professional exchange program Museum Bridges. The program offers museum staff a unique chance to study best practices and cutting-edge techniques in the field; it is aimed at promoting innovation, building partnerships and new professional standards. The internship exchanges include visits to museum sights, group classes, meetings with leading professionals.

The German-Russian Bi-Lateral Training Program Competition Winners are:

  1. Elena Ivanova, Research and Development Centre of the Russian Academy of Arts, St. Petersburg
  2. Sergey Konevskykh, Dom Uchenykh (Scientists’ House) of the Troitsk Scientific Centre, Russian Academy of Science, Moscow Oblast
  3. Lidia Lobanova, Polytechnic Museum, Moscow
  4. Tamara Lutsenko, Polytechnic Museum, Moscow
  5. Anastasia Patsey, Non-Conformist Art Museum, St. Petersburg
  6. Vera Royter, Polytechnic Museum, Moscow
  7. Marina Semko, Polytechnic Museum, Moscow
  8. Natalya Yakovleva, Korolyv City History Museum, Moscow Oblast.

The German-Russian Bi-Lateral Training Program introduces museum’s scene in Germany and Russia to museum professionals and offers them an opportunity to learn new educational approaches to exhibition display, best practices in educational activities, public relations and collection management. The topic for 2015 is Educational Technologies and Audience Development EU – Russia.

This exchange training program for Russian and German museum professionals is co-funded by the Vladimir Potanin Foundation and the Robert Bosch Stiftung. The study program and leadership will be provided by the Goethe Institute in Germany and the ProArte Foundation for Culture and Arts in Russia.

The US-Russian Bi-Lateral Training Program Competition Winners are:

  1. Denis Dokuchaev, Ivanovo State History Museum Named After D. Burylin, Ivanovo
  2. Anastasia Polozova, Volga-Vyatka Branch of the National Center for Contemporary Art, Nizhny Novgorod
  3. Natalya Sergievskaya, Polytechnic Museum, Moscow
  4. Julia Terekhova, Open Collection Cultural Projects Support Foundation, Moscow
  5. Elena Yakubova, Russian Scientific and Artistic Restoration Center Named after Ac. Grabar, Moscow.

The topic of 2015 exchange is Working with the Audience and New Museum Techologies.

The Program is organized by the Vladimir Potanin Foundation, the United States Russia Foundation (US-Russia Foundation), and the US Trust for Mutual Understanding in partnership with the CEC ArtsLink and ProArte Foundation for Culture and Arts in Russia.