2006 – Paris : The Exhibition – An Instrument of Dialogue between Cultures

November 6-8, 2006


Monday, November 6, 2006

Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Auditorium de la Grande Galérie de l’Évolution, Jardin des Plantes, 36 rue Geoffroy Saint Hilaire

  • 10:00-10:30 Registration and Tour Selection
  • 10:30-11:30 Opening Session

• Francois Tremblay (Musée de la Civilisation Québec, ICEE President): Opening Remarks
• Bertrand-Pierre Galey (Director-General, Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle): Welcome
• Jean-Michel Van Praët (Director, Department of the Exhibition Galleries, Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, Member of the Executive Board of ICOM): Keynote Address

  • 11:30-12:00 Questions and Discussion (Moderator: Francois Tremblay)
  • 12:00-14:00 Lunch (on your own)
  • 14:00-16:00 Session 1: The Exhibition – An instrument of dialogue between cultures (Moderator: John Coppola, Independent Museum Consultant)

Sophia Vackimes (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin)

  • 16:00-18:30 Marketplace of Exhibitions and Ideas (Moderator: Karl-Heinz Ziessow, Open Air Museum Cloppenburg – for participation contact ziessow@ballodora.de)

• Alex Susanna (South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology, Italy): New Touring Exhibitions
• Judith W.J. Wang (National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts): Macro Vision, Micro Analysis, Multiple Reflections – Contemporary Art in Taiwan since 1987
• Afshan Heuer (Pully, Switzerland): Travelling Exhibitions as an International Communicative Medium
• Jeanne Verhulst (George Eastman House, Rochester, NY): Why Look At Animals? – Pete Turner: Empowered by Color – Paris: Eugene Atget and Christopher Rauschenberg
• Nancy Zinn (The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore): New Exhibition Offerings from The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore
• Shosh Yaniv (Tower of David – Museum of The History of Jerusalem): “Soundscapes” – New Acoustic Vistas in Jerusalem
• Nicolas A. Gauvin (Canadian Museum of Civilization): Ongoing and new exhibition projects at the Canadian Museum of Civilization
• Robin Groesbeck (The Field Museum, Chicago): New Exhibitions from The Field Museum
• Tony Glen (Canadian War Museum): Recent Partnership Projects and Exhibtion Projects of the Canadian War Museum
• Carolyne Krummenacker (LORDCulture): Work with Museums for Touring Exhibitions

  • 18:30-19:00 Annual General Meeting
  • 19:00-21:00 Reception at the Grande Galérie de l’Évolution


Tuesday, November 7, 2006 – Morning

Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Auditorium de la Grande Galérie de l’Évolution, Jardin des Plantes, 36 rue Geoffroy Saint Hilaire

  • 10:00-11:30 Session 2: Language & Literacy (Moderator: Nicolas Gauvin, Canadian Museum of Civilizitation, Gatineau)

• Helene Larsson (Riksutställningar, Swedish Travelling Exhibitions)
• Moira McCaffrey (Director, Research and Exhibitions, McCord Museum, Montreal)
• Helene Larsson (Riksutställningar, Swedish Travelling Exhibitions)

  • 11:30-12:00 Networking Break
  • 12:00-13:30 Session 3: Reaching Out to Minority Communities (Moderator: Mats Widbom, Cultural Counselor, Embassy of Sweden, Washington, DC)

• Diana Pardue (Statue of Liberty National Museum, New York)
• Hélène Lafont-Couturier (Director, Musée d’Aquitaine, Bordeaux)

  • 13:30-15:00 Lunch & Travel to Quai Branly (on your own)


Tuesday, November 7, 2006 – Afternoon

Musée du Quai Branly, 37 Quai Branly – Portail Debilly

  • 15:00-17:00 Session 4: Musée du Quai Branly – A Different Perspective (Moderator: Nancy Zinn, The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore)

• Stéphane Martin (Director, Musée du Quai Branly): Welcome
• Laurence Reculet (Chargée de mission auprès du Président, et relations institutionelles, Musée du Quai Branly))
• A tour of the Quai Branly galleries will follow the session.


Wednesday, November 8, 2006 – Morning

  • 10:00-12:30 Study Tours: A look behind the SCENES

• Centre Pompidou (Coordinator: John Coppola): We will be greeted by Jean-Pierre Mohen (Directeur Patrimoine et Collections), Camille Morineau (Commissaire), Katia Lafitte (Architecte et Scenographe), Philippe Puicouyoul (Producer of the exhibition: Yves Klein, Body, colour, immaterial) >> Centre Pompidou
• Musée des Arts et Métiers (Coordinator: Francois Tremblay): We will be greeted by Dr. Anne-Catherine Hauglustaine (Directeur, Département Expositions et Éditions Bétons). A special visit will be provided of the exhibition: Bétons, étonnez-vous! >> Musée des arts et métiers
• Musée du Louvre (Coordinator: Nancy Zinn): We will be greeted by Guillaume Faroult (Curator of the William Hogarth exhibition) >> Louvre

  • 12:30-14:00 Lunch & Travel to Swedish Cultural Center (on your own)


Wednesday, November 8, 2006 – Afternoon

Centre Culturel Suédois – Swedish Cultural Center, 11 Rue Payenne

  • 14:00-15:30 Session 5: New Directions (Moderator: Jane English, American Museum of Natural History, New York)

• Jacqueline Eidelman (chercheur, Centre de recherche sur les liens sociaux, CNRS/Paris 5
• Bénédicte Boissonnas (former Head of Exhibition Department, Réunion des Musées Nationaux)
• 15:30-16:30 Closing Remarks: ICEE 2006 (Nancy Zinn, The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore)
• Evening Farewell Reception at the Swedish Cultural Centre / CCS
• Annika Levin (Director of CCS and Cultural Counselor of Sweden in France): Welcome
• Maria Ridelberg Lemoine (Curator): The Exhibition “Mois de la Photo”
• Dinner

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