Senior Museological Consultant
For over ten years Rainer has specialised in the development and management of high quality cultural projects, particularly museums, exhibitions and visitor centres. Based in Eichstätt, Germany, Rainer regularly speaks at international museum conferences and has published several papers and books on exhibition and museum concepts, vernacular architecture, social and rural history, crafts and work-process. His wide ranging consultancy experience now sees him leading Cultural Innovation's teams on a number of significant European projects including The Museum of Arab Culture in Nürnberg, the Documentation and Education Centre of Heidenheim Abbey, the Kirchenburg Mönchsondheim and the Hop and Beer Musuem in Spalt, as well as the Gutmann Brewery in Titting, Germany.
PhD, Ethnology, Folklore, History and Adult Education
Rainer is a member of American Folklore Society; Deutsche Gesellschaft für Volkskunde; Wartburggesellschaft; Arbeitskreis Hausforschung; Landesverein für Heimatpflege; Museums Association