Foundation of the working group "Museums in the Protestant Area" with 5 founding members.



Enlargement by 4 members. Decision on rules of procedure and election of spokespersons.


Neun Museen in der Landkarte











The then 9 members and their position on the map:

  1. Museum Kirche in Franken, Bad Windsheim
  2. Löhe-Zeit-Museum Neuendettelsau, Neuendettelsau
  3. Ausstellung "einBlick" Mission EineWelt Neuendettelsau, Neuendettelsau
  4. Diakoniemuseum Rummelsberg, Schwarzenbruck
  5. Klostermuseum Heidenheim, Heidenheim
  6. Museum Lutherstiege - St. Anna, Augsburg
  7. Lernort Sozialdorf Herzogsägmühle, Peiting-Herzogsägmühle
  8. Evangelisches Museum Oberösterreich, Rutzenmoos
  9. Museum im Haus Bethanien (Diakoniewerk), Gallneukirchen



Five museums from the WG together with "bildung evangelisch in Europa e. V." decide on a larger joint project in 2023 under the "umbrella theme" of

"Evangelische Migrationsgeschichte(n)" - Protestant migration story/stories


until June 2021

Six other Protestant museums from five European countries/USA join in


Central principles: 

  1. Independent organisation of exhibitions in the respective institutions in 2023 institutions in 2023
  2. Maximum possible cooperation in research, advertising, funding issues
  3. Joint appearance at the 2023 Kirchentag & further networking meetings


This includes cooperation in research and advertising:

  • Independent organisation of individual exhibitions (research, design, selection of objects, on-site advertising, accompanying programme).
  • Scientific exchange in the case of thematic contacts (e.g. Huguenots D/F, Exiles D/A, D/Ro, Emigrants D/USA)
  • Joint publication of a scientific publication
  • Joint organisation of two conferences (Neuendettelsau 10/22 and Budapest 10/23)Presence of the museums and exhibition contents on their own joint website
  • Joint image film