Category Archives: News

ARCHES mentioned in recently published seminal book on Visual Impairment

The ARCHES project is mentioned and described in the chapter “Classical philosophies on blindness and cross-modal transfer, 1688–2003” by Simon Hayhoe, of the seminal publication “The Routledge Handbook of Visual Impairment“, edited by John Ravenscroft, published in March 2019 by Routledge ISBN 9781138085411 (hardback) | ISBN 9781315111353 (ebook) ISBN:

Article on ARCHES at the KHM Vienna

The Vienna groups’ achievements have been covered by the Austrian Television. Congratulations! https://wien.orf.at/news/stories/2967169/ (in German, but with some nice pictures)

Press Material in the making

Yesterday, we started shooting interviews with participants of the research groups, as well as our working process in the museums, and interviews with the team. Now we are preparing an edited version and raw clips for TV, online and agencies. Thank you to MisterNilson Producciones, and the

ARCHES celebrates the International Day of People with Disabilities

ARCHES would like to celebrate the International Day of People with Disabilities by giving the word to the member of its participatory groups, which meet in 6 museums around Europe. Here are their contributions. Many thanks to everybody who has made this great work possible.

Vienna Consortium Meeting Nov. 2018

Closing notes on Consortium Meeting in Vienna

After two days of intensive meetings, discussions and testing, we are happy to coles our ARCHES Project consortium meeting in Vienna. We resolved maybe pending issues and focused on Project monitoring, Technical Advances, Exit Strategies, Demo sessions, How to guides, Publications, and the Final Event.

ARCHES Presentation at REA Workshop, Brussels

On Nov. 14, 2018, we presented ARCHES at the Workshop “Common challenges and perspectives for Digital Cultural Heritage in H2020 projects: building on lessons learnt and strengthening the societal impact” in Brussels. Organized by the REA B3 Cultural Heritage team, which belongs to the Research

5 participants sitting around a table with a iPads

‘Lights! Camera! Action! And then?

The London Exploration group has started an exciting new project. With the V&A they have taken up film editing short course to be able to film, record and express their views in the most dynamic way. Below are two images one of Wen-Sheng teaching about

training session in Madrid

Training session in Madrid

On Monday, 11th September, the museum partners received a training session from the Open University and University of Bath. The training was organised at the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum. Museum partners from the V&A, the Wallace Collection, the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, the Lazaro Galdiano Museum and the Fine

Photograph of a groups of people observing the Portrait of the Ferrara Court Jester Gonella and 3D relief. Copyright KHM-Museumsverban

Preliminary steps to organise ARCHES sessions in Austria

On Wednesday the 3rd May, the Open University (leader of WP2 “Working with participatory research groups”) met ARCHES’ Austrian museum partner, the Kunsthistorisches Museum, in Vienna. With the aim of familiarising the museum with the London Exploration Group’s ways of working, our colleagues Rotraut (Kunsthistorisches