Newest Era

Beginners Course Weaving

Organised by
Pallia (DE)

No experience in tablet weaving yet? With this course we create the basis for understanding tablet weaving. With an understanding of the structure of a board tape, patterns can then be easily woven - with or without a pattern font. This makes it possible to freely weave your own patterns without sample fonts.

Food Festival

United Kingdom

A firm favourite in the St Fagans calendar – our Food Festival brings together the finest local producers and mixes them up with a feast of family fun and foodie treats.

With apples in the orchards, pigs in the pigsties, and fires in the hearths – see the Museum come to life with the traditional tastes of Wales as well as a few more exotic flavours.

Conference Review: Innovation begins within. Resilient museums in times of disruption, NEMO 2022

Roeland Paardekooper
The Network of European Museum Organisations (NEMO) celebrated their yearly conference in October 2022 in Loulé, Portugal. More than 200 people attended. EXARC is a member of NEMO and we decided to take a look. The format of the conference was not tedious at all, and everything was well organised. This made it easy to take in the information from the presenters...

Obituary: Anne Reichert (10 June 1935 - 8 May 2022)

Sabine Karg
Johanna Banck-Burgess
Renate Ebersbach
Wolfram Schier
Helmut Schlichtherle
Shortly before her 87th birthday Anne Reichert, well known for her archaeological reconstructions throughout Europe, died at her home in Southern Germany. From the 1980s onwards she started her career as a freelance and self-taught experimental archaeologist...

Book Review: Craft Sciences by Tina Westerlund et al (eds)

Duncan Berryman
This book sets out to bring the topics of craft science and practitioner-research to a wider audience and integrate them into current craft practices. This is a subject that has seen significant development in Scandinavia but is much less common in other parts of Europe. The essays gathered here present case studies from a range of different crafts, from woodworking and pottery to gardening and textile...