Seminar for guides and guides-interpreters

6 March 2020
Press Office of the Amber Museum

On 6 and 23 March, the Amber Museum conducts seminars for guides and guides-interpreters on sections of the permanent exposition of the Kaliningrad Regional Amber Museum.

Themes, which participants are going to master, concern natural and scientific, historical and archaeological, art knowledge about amber..

The Senior Research Associate of the Amber Museum Vitalii Alekseev will deliver a lecture "Amber Forest" and explore one of the most complicated questions – origin of Baltic amber. Keeper of museum items Vera Popova will tell about amber in the art of Europe and Russia in th 16th – 19th centuries.

Lecture on the Königsberg State Amber Manufactory will be delivered by the museum's Research Associate Viktoria Rezchikova.

About the collection of the exhibition "Amber House", the cigarette-case by Carl Fabergé​ company will be spoken by the museum's Deputy Director for Research, art historian, expert of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation Irina Toropova.

One of the most popular topics among guests – "The Amber Room: History of its Creation and Recreation" – will be covered by Zoya Kostyashova, the Leading Research Associate in the Amber Museum, member of the World Amber Council and International Amber Association. She will also give a lecture about amber extraction at the Kaliningrad Amber Combine.

The Senior Research Associate Leonid Efremov will share his archaeological knowledge about the "Baltic gem" with the seminar participants. The head of the Department for Science and Exposition Anna Smirnova will speak about the natural and scientific collection of the museum.

Timing of the seminars from 9.00 to 16.00.

The participants of the seminars will receive certificates after completion of the training.

Inquiries: 53-82-19.