Together with the Art History Museum Vienna/A, VIA Events offered a practical lighting design workshop and seminar from 20. – 22. June, 2017. The event covered the topic of lighting culturally significant art pieces in theory and practice.

During the theoretical part of the two-day workshop, the lighting designers and workshop heads Francesco Iannone and Serena Tellini from the design practice Consuline in Milan/IT presented their research findings and explained how these have influenced their lighting work in museums and on cultural heritage sites. The practical session allowed attendees to apply the design techniques and experience first-hand what a difference professional lighting techniques can make. The technical coordinator for this workshop was Veronika Mayerböck from the design studio Alles oder Light in Vienna/AT.

Following the two-day workshop, a seminar took place on the third day for the workshop participants as well as additional experts from the lighting design world and professionals from museum authorities, museum directors, curators, restorers, museum technical services teams, researchers, exhibition designers and further professionals. Attendees of the seminar had the opportunity to gain knowledge on how evidence-based quality lighting design can enhance the museum experience for visitors.

Find the complete seminar programme here.

Through this workshop and seminar VIA Events is presenting the lighting design community with a further opportunity to demonstrate the expertise and qualities of lighting designers and the benefits of working with a skilled lighting specialist.

The installations realised during the workshop sessions are maintained in the museum for at least three weeks after the event to allow the public to view the newly lit art pieces.
If you have any questions please contact Kristina Lutscher, klutscher(a)


Event team:

Workshop heads                        Francesco Iannone und Serena Tellini, Consuline, Milan/IT

Technical head                             Veronika Mayerböck, Alles oder Licht, Vienna/AT

Concept and organisation     Alison Ritter, VIA Verlag, Gütersloh/DE

Moderator                                     Joachim Ritter, VIA Verlag, Gütersloh/DE

General organisation                Kristina Lutscher, VIA Events, Gütersloh/DE