massimo negri
Director
European Museum Academy
Italy - Netherlands

MASSIMO NEGRI- European Museum Academy Director.- Member of the Scientific Committee of the Museum of the Cathedral (Museo del Duomo) of Milan.- Professor of Museology, Faculty of Literature and Philosophy, State University of Padua.- Scientific Director of the Executive Master Course in European Museology, IULM University, Milan.rnTwice Fulbrighter at the Pennsylvania State University and later at the Historic American Engineering Record and at the Smithsonian Institution, Massimo Negri has written several books and essays on industrial archaeology and museology. Member of the Jury of the European Museum of the Year Award and of the Council of Europe Museum Prize since 1983, he has been the European Musem Forum Trust Director from 1999to 2009.Fr. Member of the Executive Board of the European Digital Library Foundation in the period 2008-2010.He has also been for six years the Italian Representative in the International Committee for Industrial Heritage Conservation (TICCH).Massimo Negri also teaches Museology at the Post Graduate Master Course in Industrial Heritage of the University of Padua and has been consultant for the Higher Education Courses of the Scuola Normale di Pisa in cultural heritage (Volterra and San Miniato Courses) where also taught Museology teaches also in the Course of Scientific Museography at Cosmocaixa, Barcelona. Formerly Member of the Advisory Board of the British journal “Museum Practice”. He lives in Milan where he runs Kriterion Consulting sas, its own company specialised in industrial heritage and museum related projects An active lecturer, he is regularly invited in Italy and abroad to speak on industrial archaeology, museum innovation and cultural programming. . Consultant, researcher and/or partner in EU projects. He has coordinated many research projects for public administrations in Italy in the field of industrial heritage intepretation and wrote (with Antonello Negri) the first Italian book on industrial archaeology (L’archeologia industriale, D’Anna, 1977).From 1997 to 1999, he has beeen sitting in the Executive Committee of the Board of the National Museum of Science and Technology "Leonardo da Vinci" in Milan.He is currently a member of the Scientific Committees of several cultural bodies like the L. Micheletti Foundation of Brescia for the new local industrial museum project (in this capacity he is also involved in the ASSET Project), the Centro per la Cultura d'Impresa of Milan, the Casa Cervi Museum, he has also been member of the Board of Consultants of the Triennale Design Museum. He has been consultant for training with the Italian Association of Company Museums and other organizations.As a consultant to the Municipality of Milan for exhibition programming and museum innovation from 1993 to 1997, he took part into the start up stage of various important projects, like the renovation of Palazzo Reale, the reconstruction of the Pavillion of Contemporary Arts, the restyling of the Museum of Milan and the Museum of Contemporary History, etc.In year 2000 he was hired as consultant for establishing a new company museums system by the Provincial Government-Dept. of Cultural Affairs of Milan and has been serving in that office till 2009. He cooperates with the Institute for Cultural Heritage of the Emilia Romagna Region (IBC) for the planning and direction of the annual Bertinoro Workshop since 1996.From 2008 to 2013 Director of the Museological Project of the Museum of the History of Bologna and then Scientific Director to the for the development of the local City Museum project; Genus Bononiae. Advisor for renovation of the Gallery of Applied Arts in Palazzo Barberini, Roma.Advisor to the Victoria Museum of Melbourne for the Pompei exhibition project.In 1993 he was awarded the Orden of Isabela la Catolica by the King of Spain for his contribution to the development of cultural relationships between Spain and Italy.Among his most recent works are : Museo e Cultura della Qualità (editor with M.Sani), Bologna: Clueb, 2001; Nuovi Musei di Storia Contemporanea in Europa (editor with R.Guerri), Edizioni Comune di Milano 2002; I sistemi museali in Europa: una sfida per il futuro (editor), Provincia di Milano, 2002; Manuale di museologia per i musei aziendali, Rubettino Editore 2003 (translated in Greek in 2009 and published by the Piraeus Bank Cultural Foundation); Opening Doors, Access to the European Heritage in Museums (editor), Olschki 2003; The Future of City Museums in Europe (editor with G.Campanini), Bononia University Press 2008); Quality in Museums, (editor with M. Sani and F. Niccolucci), Archaeolingua, Budapest 2009; Banks and Museums Beyond Sponsorship (editor with Graziano Campanini, Bononia University Press 2011. rnrn