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Day 1

8.30 – 9.30 Registration and morning coffee with musical introduction by Marii Väljataga (Kellerteater, Uus 37, Tallinn)

9.30 – 9.45 Introductions from Urmas Dresen (Head of the Estonian Maritime Museum) 

9.45 – 10.00 Opening Speech Kaupo Läänerand (Deputy Secretary General for Maritime at Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communication of Estonia) 

10.00 – 12.05 Session I: Exhibiting underwater cultural heritage (moderator: Mihkel Karu, Estonian Maritime Museum, Estonia)

10.00 – 10.25 Priit Lätti (Estonian Maritime Museum, Estonia) “Ship in a museum. How to exhibit an archaeological shipwreck”

10.25 – 10.50 Ann Kristin Klausen (Helgeland Museum, Nesna, Norway) “The Lovundboat – from wreck to exhibited clenodium”

10.50 – 11.15 Patrik Höglund (Vrak – Museum of Wrecks, Sweden) “Promoting the Cultural Heritage and Sustainable Research”

11.15 – 11.40 Johanna Väpnargård & Andreas Braula (Vrak – Museum of Wrecks, Sweden) “Finding new ways to make digital representations feel authentic”

11.40 – 12.05 Marcus Lepola (Svensksund Project, Finland) “The Maritime Heritage Site at Kotka and the creation of the Fateful Svensksund Exhibit 2020 in the Maritime Center Vellamo”

12.05 – 13.30 Lunch

13.30 – 13.50 Coffee break

13:00-15:05 Session II: Museums, communication and education (moderator: Anna Arnberg, Swedish National Maritime Museum, Sweden)

13.00 – 13:25 Anna Rembisz-Lubiejewska (National Maritime Museum in Gdańsk, Poland) “Popularization maritime/underwater cultural heritage in National Maritime Museum in Gdansk, Poland”

13.25 -13.50 Tomasz Bednarz (National Maritime Museum in Gdańsk, Poland) “Virtual Open-Air Museum of Wrecks in the Gulf of Gdańsk. Virtual branch of the National Maritime Museum”

13.50 – 14.15 Minna Koivikko (Finnish Heritage Agency, Finland) “Bring it up? How can a scientific diver contribute to the popularisation of maritime cultural heritage?”

14.15 – 14.40 Seán T. Rickard (Companion of the Naval Order of the United States, Ireland/United States of America) “The Popularisation of Maritime Heritage and Culture in Ireland. A brief overview of some of the principal organisations engaged in the propagation of Irish maritime heritage and culture and their foci.”

14.40 – 15.05 Marko Marila (University of Turku, Finland) “The scope of maritime archaeology in higher education and popularisation”

15.05 – 15.30 Coffee break

15.30 – 17.35 Session III: (Co-)creative approaches and communities (moderator: Hele Kiimann, Estonian Maritime Museum, Estonia)

15.30 – 15.55 Hilda-Maria Klettenberg (Independent Researcher, Estonia) “The integration of society through museum, general and higher education”

15.55 – 16.20 Tiffany Norberg (Badewanne Dive Team, International) “The role of volunteer organisations in popularisation of Maritime Cultural Heritage”

16.20 – 16.45 Melika Kindel and Ave Paulus (Estonia) “Lahemaa coastal heritage communities – from research of maritime culture to self-identification through Pohiranna cultural space”

16.45 – 17.10 Anu Printsmann (Centre for Landscape and Culture, School of Humanities, Tallinn University, Estonia) “How people perceive maritime culture?”

17.10-17.35 Katarina Vuori (University of Oulu, Finland) “”Unmuting the mute. Creative approaches to the afterlife of an anonymous 17th century lodja””

17.35 – 17.45 Concluding Remarks from Anna Arnberg and Hele Kiimann 

18.00-18.30 Tour at the Estonian Maritime Museum in the Fat Margaret tower with the exhibition curator

18.30 – 21.00 Dinner Reception with music at Fat Margaret 

Day 2 

8.30 – 9.00 Gathering and morning coffee in the classroom at Seaplane Harbour (Vesilennuki 6, Tallinn)

9.00 – 9.30 Keynote“Living on the edge. The value of dialogue while researching cultural heritage.” 

Helene Uppin (Estonian Maritime Museum, Estonia)

9.30 – 10.00 Introduction of the Seaplane Harbour and its permanent exhibition renewal project (focusing on maritime archaeology)

10.00 – 10.30 Erki Russow (Tallinn University, Estonia) “A crate full of questions: an unidentified group of finds from Nargen wreck” 

10.30 – 12.00 Workshop I “Handling artefacts from the sea” (Kristel Halman, Estonian Maritime Museum, EST)

Yes, the Baltic Sea is a perfect preserver of wrecks. However, thanks to our researchers we have a possibility to get acquainted with the maritime richness and heritage, whether on video recordings or observing real objects fetched from the wrecks, that have been so far hiding under the cold waters of The Baltic Sea.

Methods like close looking and handling objects can stimulate memory, enable critical thinking, promote historical empathy, and encourage interactivity. In our museum education programs we emphasize hands-on experiences, thus giving the opportunity to explore physical objects works as a direct way of learning and creating knowledge.

We will introduce objects from the Estonian Maritime Museum collections that have not yet made it to our public exhibition: they are patiently and discreetly waiting to be brought into the limelight at the right time.

During the workshop we will focus on observing, hypothesizing, and creating stories about objects whose purpose or origin we may not yet know, with the purpose of creating tasks for museum programs. Eventually these ideas will be used in creating real museum education programs at the Estonian Maritime Museum.

12.00 – 13.00 Lunch 

13.00 – 14.30 Workshop II “Digital tools in museum education” (Fredrik Lundgren, Vrak – Museum of Wrecks, Stockholm, Sweden) 

The exhibitions depict the maritime archaeological process and take us down below the water surface to a sea with a unique cultural heritage from the stone age, middle ages, great power era, 1700s, World War II and to the present. The wrecks highlight many school subjects. As an education officer at Vrak – Museum of Wreck I have, based on stories about shipwrecks and other remains at the bottom of the Baltic Sea, the possibility to communicate a cross-disciplinary perspective. In addition to history, a school program can address issues in, for example, social studies, biology, physics, religion and also highlight environmental issues linked to water and the Baltic Sea. The workshop will focus on the digital aspect, how learning with digital tools can be applied in museum education.

14.30 – 15.00 Coffee Break 

15.00 – 16.00 Tour of the Seaplane Harbour 

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