ARRE conference at the Royal Łazienki
Several dozen experts from Austria, Denmark, The Netherlands, France, Germany, Sweden, Russia, Hungary, Italy, China and Poland took part in a meeting of the Association of European Royal Residences ARRE, which was held at the Royal Łazienki Museum from 21 to 22 September 2017.
The meeting of the Association of European Royal Residences ARRE was devoted to education, which is one of the pillars of activities carried out by European museums. During the two-day meeting at the Royal Łazienki, thirty-five experts whose day to day tasks involve developing educational programmes for museums, discussed modern education practices.
The central theme of the meeting was the role museum educators play in shaping the offer of modern cultural institutions, and how they cooperate with different museum departments. Among other topics, the participants discussed methods of developing educational programmes with subject matters referring to permanent and temporary museum exhibitions. The experts will now prepare recommendations for various educational centres of European residences.
In addition to the debate on education, the participants of the meeting took part in joint workshops and enjoyed a tour of the Royal Łazienki.
Association of European Royal Residences ARRE (Association des Résidences Royales Européennes), based at Versailles, was established in 2001. It counts 24 members – from Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Spain, Netherlands, France, Germany, Poland, Portugal, Monaco, Russia, Sweden, Hungary, Great Britain and Italy. The Royal Łazienki Museum has been a member of ARRE since July of 2015. The Association promotes knowledge of the European heritage and organises joint cultural events.