A joint Pomeranian history project with an Anklam museum
On 27 December 2019, a financing agreement was signed for a project titled "History of technology in Pomerania: cross-border cooperation between museums in Anklam and Szczecin" as part of the Germany/Mecklenburg-Vorpommern/Brandenburg-Poland programme co-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) under the European Territorial Cooperation Objective. The agreement was signed between the Landesförderninstitut Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Geschäftsbereich der Norddeutschen Landesbank Girozentrale in Schwerin and the project’s Lead Partner, the Hanseatic City of Anklam.
The Project is being implemented in partnership with the Municipality of Szczecin on the basis of a partnership agreement from 4 October 2018.
The total value of the project by the Hanseatic City of Anklam and the Municipality of Szczecin is EUR 2,980,573.86.
Co-funding for implementation on the part of the City of Anklam and the Municipality of Szczecin: EUR 2,533,487.77.
The purpose of the joint project by the cities of Anklam and Szczecin is to use existing museums – the Otto Lilienthal Museum in Anklam and the Museum of Technology and Transport/Art Depot in Szczecin – to increase the attractiveness of the common cultural heritage of this region, presented in historic building complexes, based on the potential of Polish and German history of technology in Pomerania.
Primary activities as part of the project:
- preparing and implementing museum education activities concerning the history of technology in Pomerania and road safety;
- implementing two trainings for teachers and museum educators – one in Poland and one in Germany, dedicated to introducing and implementing lessons based on the museum education programme on the history of technology in Pomerania developed by a Polish-German group of experts;
- creating a virtual museum: a website on the history of technology in Pomerania and a museum application with an auto-guide function in four language versions including sign language;
- developing a popular scientific publication, The history of technology in Pomerania, with 1,000 copies in German and Polish;
- performing installation work including assembly of audio-visual systems in the
Museum of Technology and Transport/Art Depot in Szczecin;
- preparing and installing an interactive exhibit (Eksperymentarium) in the Museum of Technology and Transport/Art Depot in Szczecin;
- renovating the historic Church of St. Nicholas in Anklam and building a new flooring level in the main nave, renovation of the northern crypt as the central space for connecting external installations with a technical switchbox;
- setting up the Church of St. Nicholas in Anklam as an exhibition space for the needs of the
Lilienthal Lab exhibition, restoring the sacristy and equipping it with technical media;
- setting up an interactive exhibition in the Otto Lilienthal Museum in Anklam.
On the side of the Municipality of Szczecin, the project will be implemented by the Museum of Technology and Transport/Art Depot in Szczecin, while the construction work will be performed by Szczecińskie Inwestycje Miejskie Sp. z o.o.
Eligible costs on the part of the Municipality of Szczecin as part of the project: EUR 1,202,595.55.
The project is co-funded by Pomerania Euroregion as part of the Germany/Mecklenburg-Vorpommern/Brandenburg-Poland INTERREG V-A Cooperation Programme under the European Territorial Co-operation objective co-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).
Co-funding received by the Municipality of Szczecin as part of the project: EUR 1,022,206.21.
The project will conclude on 30 June 2022.