ARTNOUVEAU2 Strengthening the cultural identity of the Danube region by building on common heritage of ART NOUVEAU

The present project is a continuation of the ARTNOUVEAU project, successfully implemented in the 1stCfP of the DTP. The partnership, enlarged in this project, achieved notable results in creating transnational professional cooperation in the field of Art Nouveau (AN). It also identified challenges faced by the communities sharing AN cultural heritage.
AN certainly is part of the history and everyday life of the cities in the Danube region (DR), and hopefully, it will be integral part of its future. As AN movement contributed to shaping cultural identity of the region, it can be used as a cohesive force for bringing many communities together. As visions of the AN movement dictated many aspects of urban life, they can be used to develop new policies for the cities of today and tomorrow. As AN monuments abound with breathtaking splendor, beauty and display of craftmanship, they can be used to make the region recognizable and more attractive to tourists.
ARTNOUVEAU2 embarks on responsibly and sustainably using the AN cultural heritage as a vehicle for strengthening regional cultural identity and for stimulating economic growth in the DR. To succeed in this, the partnership will increase the level of knowledge related to AN in the general public through educational activities, prompting the public to respect, appreciate, protect and take better care of the AN heritage.
Also, it will develop professional community specialized in AN from the DR and strengthen the institutional framework which will better protect, manage and promote the AN. This, in turn will ensure growing appreciation of the local public for the AN heritage and increase its attractiveness to the tourists.
Furthermore, it will professionalize tourist promotion of AN through involvement of tourism industry, contributing thus to the diversification and improvement of tourist offer and services of the region, which can result in economic growth, generate income and stimulate job creation.

Strengthening the cultural identity of the Danube region by building on common heritage of ART NOUVEAU
Start date
End date
Budget in Euro
Overall: 1827119.5
ERDF Contribution: 1461121.95
IPA Contribution: 91929.62
ENI Contribution: 0
Call number
Call 3
Environment and culture responsible Danube region
Specific objective
Foster sustainable use of natural and cultural heritage and resources


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MAK ARTNOUVEAU2 presentation 23-02-2021 10:49:24
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Project Partners

Name Type Email Country
Oradea Municipality Lead partner Romania
Oradea City Museum - Cultural Complex ERDF partner Romania
National Institute of Heritage ERDF partner Romania
Museum of Applied Arts ERDF partner Hungary
MAK - Austrian Museum of Applied Arts ERDF partner Austria
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Project News

    - 24-01-2022

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    - 21-01-2022

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  • ARTNOUVEAU2 - MAK Online lecture
    - 22-12-2021
    MAK Online lecture

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  • ARTNOUVEAU2 - Workshop at RIPCM
    - 17-12-2021
    Workshop at RIPCM

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  • ARTNOUVEAU2 - Exhibition opened at MAK
    - 12-10-2021
    Exhibition opened at MAK

    ART NOUVEAU2 – Exhibition opening “Showroom Wiener Werkstätte – A Dialogue with Michael Anastassiades” MAK – Museum of Applied Arts (Vienna, Austria) Exhibition dates: 06.10.2021-02.10.2022 More space for the Wiener Werkstätte (WW):...

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