The new Museum

Conference "The New Museum" on 28 and 29 February | Hospitalhof Stuttgart

Ideas for the ethnological museum of the future.

At the end of February, a group of renowned scientists, architects and museum experts will meet in Stuttgart to discuss the Museum of the Future in a two-day conference. The speakers travel to Stuttgart from all over the world. The agenda is closely timed. Stuttgart is becoming a place where the future is discussed, designed and planned. Seven facts:

1. who invites?

The Linden-Museum Stuttgart.

2. What is the occasion?
The occasion for this top-class conference is the consideration of a new building for the Linden-Museum Stuttgart.

3. who is invited?

All interested citizens. Admission is free.

4. what are the most important topics?

Trendsetting concepts for ethnological museums, modern museum architecture and the role of museums for society.

5. who are the speakers?

16 speakers from 5 countries: Olimpio Alberto (Forum der Kulturen), Natalie Bayer (FHXB Museum), Mandy Sanger (District Six Museum Cape Town), Hamady Bocoum (MCN Senegal), Marieke van Bommel (MAS Antwerp), Friedrich von Bose (HU Berlin), Inés de Castro (Linden-Museum Stuttgart), Sara Dahme (moderator/ mediator), Andreas Hofer (IBA Stuttgart), Duane Jethro (CARMAH), Sumaya Kassim (author/curator), Volker Kirchberg (Leuphana University Lüneburg), Nora Landkammer (ZHdK), Barbara Plankensteiner (MARKK Hamburg) and Michiel Riedijk (architect).

6. what is the aim of the event?
To find answers to the questions of what a new building for the Linden Museum could look like and what an ethnological museum means for Stuttgart and its urban society today and in the future.

7. who are the cooperation partners?

The conference is funded within the initiative "Social Cohesion" of the state government of Baden-Württemberg. The impetus for the conference is provided by Minister President Winfried Kretschmann. The event will be opened by Minister of Science Theresia Bauer with a welcoming address.

Press photos

 Nora Landkammer  | Download

Natalie Bayer (photo: Stephanie Maier) | Download


Marieke van Bommel | Download


Sara Dahme (photo: Dominique Brewing) | Download