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Job: Bavarian World Heritage, Bamberg

Bayerische Landesamt für Denkmalpflege, Bamberg, 01.09.2018
Application deadline: Jun 15, 2018

Das Bayerische Landesamt für Denkmalpflege sucht zum nächstmöglichen Zeitpunkt unbefristet

eine/n wissenschaftliche/n Mitarbeiterin/ Mitarbeiter der Fachrichtung Kunstgeschichte, Denkmalpflege,  oder European/World Heritage Studies (Master oder vergleichbar) in Vollzeit

Das Bayerische Landesamt für Denkmalpflege betreut fachlich das Auswahlverfahren zur bayerischen Tentativliste und daraus folgend die Bewerbungen möglicher zukünftiger, bayerischer Welterbestätten. Zudem berät es bestehende Welterbestätten zu Fragen des Welterbemanagements, des Monitoring und wirkt an der Vernetzung bestehender Welterbestätten mit. Es vertritt fachliche Aspekte der bayerischen  Welterbestätten in nationalen und internationalen Gremien.
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Current Exhibition: Medieval Treasures from Hildesheim

SL-5-2013-1-1s3Current Exhibition: Medieval Treasures from Hildesheim

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, September 17, 2013–January 5, 2014

Hildesheim Cathedral has one of the most complete surviving ensembles of church furnishings and treasures in Europe, with many masterpieces made between 1000 and 1250. As a result, it was designated a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site in 1985. A major renovation of the cathedral provides an opportunity for this extraordinary exhibition of medieval church treasures. Consisting of about fifty works, the exhibition focuses primarily on Bishop Bernward of Hildesheim (960–1022), one of the greatest patrons of the arts in the Middle Ages. In addition to the famous monumental bronze doors and the column in Hildesheim Cathedral that cannot travel, Bernward commissioned many smaller precious works of art, mostly for his monastic foundation St. Michael’s. A silver crucifix and candlesticks and numerous illuminated manuscripts (that he is known to have commissioned), and the Golden Madonna (that he is believed to have commissioned), are part of the exhibition.

The exhibition also examines the artistic production of Hildesheim in the high Middle Ages, including the monumental bronze baptismal font that is a masterpiece of thirteenth-century metalwork.

For additional information see http://www.metmuseum.org/exhibitions/listings/2013/medieval-treasures-from-hildesheim