Scientific Cooperation between The University of Szczecin and The National Museum in Szczecin Appreciated by International Scientific Environment!

 "City-creative function of the museum – case study of The National Museum in Szczecin”, a paper by A. Suchocka and K. Kozioł-Nadolna, was presented at TMS ALGARVE 2018: Tourism & Management Studies International Conference, held in Olhão in Algarve, Portugal. The conference schedule included presentations of 350 articles. It was participated by over 550 people. All the papers were subjected to scientific critique. The main organizers of the conference were The University of Algrave (Portugal), Federal University of Pernambuco (Brazil), University of Seville (Spain) and Research Centre for Spatial and Organizational Dynamics in Portugal.

During the final ceremony, the authors received a prestigious Outstanding Paper Award. The scientific co-work on the article was preceded by literature crytical analysis and by research carried out on the spot between March and June 2018 with the support of the management of The National Museum in Szczecin, on account of whom 2013-2017 database was made available, that became the basis of the elaboration. The authors focused on city-creative function of the museum in middle-size cities. The starting point was the example of a Spanish contemporary art museum - The Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao and so-called "Bilbao effect", widely described in scientific literature. The National Museum in Szczecin - The Dialogue Centre Upheavals new exhibition facility, designed by Robert Konieczny KWK Promes studio, is an example of starchitecture. Having won numerous national and international awards, besides the Philharmonic building, it has permanently changed the centre of Szczecin. Its permanent exhibition is a story of the city and the region after 1945 told in a new and multi-aspect way. The building, as an architecture icon, (World Building of the Year 2016 award at World Architecture Festival and European Prize for Urban Public Space in 2016) filled with complicated content of the permanent exhibition combined with works of contemporary art, is, according to the authors of the paper, one of cornerstones in long-term strategy of managing the City of Szczecin brand. The exhibition initiatior was Agnieszka Kuchcińska-Kurcz. The investement of a value of PLN 26,593,315 was carried out by The National Museum in Szczecin, which is the host of the facility. The project has been co-financed by The 2007-2013 EU Regional Development Fund for West-Pomerania. The National Museumin Szczecin is a cultural institution of the local government of West-Pomeranian Voivodeship co-led by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage

Anna Maria Suchocka is the Strategy Development Specialist at The National Museum in Szczecin and a doctoral student at The Faculty of Economics and Management of The University of Szczecin,working on a doctoral thesis on innovative processes in Polish national museums, supervised by Prof. K. Kozioł-Nadolna.

Prof. Dr. Katarzyna Kozioł-Nadolna is the head of Enterprise Economics at The University of Szczecin Faculty of Economics and Management, expert in the field of innovations.


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