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commonalities and regional differences between the cultural heritage of various European regions and na- tions (COP 3).
When looking at the results of the project in detail, the highly positive response to the seven ex- perimental EuroVision Lab.s is particularly satisfying. Some 93,700 visitors saw the exhibitions that took place in seven partner countries and/or participated in one of the accompanying workshops and events. Moreover, the EMEE partners placed emphasis on different areas in the Lab. activities, depending on the museum type and/or area of expertise. This was re ected in the programme of the EuroVision Lab.s, which was astonishingly wide-ranging and diverse. The project’s ambition to represent all three levels of the Change of Perspective in the Lab.s was success- fully implemented by almost all participants.
Furthermore, during the partners’ Lab. activities it was possible to implement yet another major goal of the EMEE project, which focused on international exchange. The exhibition that showed the best sub- missions of the EMEE Young Scenographers Contest, which aimed to interpret selected Exemplary COP- units and had the tagline One Object – Many Visions
– EuroVisions, travelled about 7,500 km across seven European countries and was presented and discussed as part of the Lab. activities.
‘This project changed my perspective on museums. I think it’s very important to not only show people the past, but also to deal with real people and with actual topics.’
Gela Theuring, visitor and co-curator of the EuroVision Lab. Augsburg/Kaufbeuren
The  ve EMEE Toolkits and 33 published Exemplary COP-units constituted a sound basis for the success- ful implementation of the EuroVision Lab.s. These publications served as an instrument to provide sug- gestions, methods, experiences and best practice examples. The Toolkits and the Exemplary COP-units are available both as a print and online version – the latter can be downloaded for free. Crucial to the con- ceptualization of these tools was the close link be- tween theory and practice, which many museums of the network regarded as a very large desideratum
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