Museums

Digital culture: museums take big steps forward

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In the last year, all cultural institutions were forced to adapt to a new normal. That also included shaking off the dust and embracing new technologies to keep audiences in the loop while they had to close down. Our contributor Maeva Badouin shares a round-up of some of Leipzig's best digital cultural offerings in 2021.

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Re:Inventing the Future – A Talk with Léontine Meijer-van Mensch

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Lisa from LeipGlo had the chance to interview the new head of the Grassi Museum of Ethnology about her work, the challenges of the ethnological field and rethinking old structures away from the post-colonial top-down perspective.

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Lübeck: city of 3 Nobel winners and 4 martyrs

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Thanks to Corona, domestic travel is becoming more and more attractive. For a hidden gem within Germany's own borders, find out from LeipGlo contributor Lito why Lübeck is a great destination and what its rich history can tell us about our present.

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Jugendstil in Wiesbaden: a stunning collection

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The Museum Wiesbaden displays a stunning new collection of Jugendstil (Art Nouveau) pieces that will please art enthusiasts and casual appreciators alike.

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Discovering ancient Egypt in Germany

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"The Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum in Hildesheim is not as big or famous as some others. However, it houses a good collection of well-organized and showcased Egyptian antiquities. These exhibits appeal to children and adults alike."

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Polynesia and the accidental tattoo model

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On her transition into adulthood, she lent a French Polynesian tattoo artist a piece of her skin for his art, and ended up part of the living archive at Leipzig's Grassi Museum - connecting with her own history and others' in ways she couldn't have imagined.

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