Ana Cecília Rocha Veiga

Full-time professor – Museum Studies Course, School of Information Science, Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG)

Graduated in Architecture and Urbanism (Federal University of Minas Gerais – UFMG, 2001) and D.Sc. in Image Art and Technology (UFMG – School of Fine Arts, 2012), with her thesis published as a book: “Gestão de projetos de museus e exposições” (Museums and Exhibits Project Management, 2019, 1st reprint of the book). Professor of the Museology undergraduate program (School of Information Science ECI-UFMG, with tenure), PROMESTRE program (Professional Master’s Program of the Faculty of Education of the Federal University of Minas Gerais, in the subject area Museums and Scientific Dissemination) and PPGCI Program (Information Science Graduate Program of the Federal University of Minas Gerais). Experience, projects and research in the following subject areas: project management, museum management, museum informatics, museums and the web, cultural theory. Coordinator of the LavMUSEU research group and it’s virtual laboratory.

UFMG University
Recent research projects under my coordination
Ibermuseus Award
Museum and Exhibit Projects
Social and academic networks
UFMG University

UFMG (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais) is a free-of-charge public education institution founded 90 years ago. Its community gathers around seventy-two thousand people in four cities, including Belo Horizonte, the capital of Minas Gerais State. It has 75 undergraduate courses, 80 post-graduation programs, 24 museums and cultural centers, 50 distant educational courses and more than 900 research centers. UFMG is a top five university in Brazil, according to the local RUF 2019 Folha ranking. For this same ranking, UFMG received the first place in “Teaching” and the second place in “ Market Recognition”. UFMG is also listed  in international rankings, such as: QS World University Rankings by Subject, Times Higher Education (THE) and the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).

Learn more about UFMG in the Institucional 2017 video.

Recent research projects under my coordination
  • Virtual Museums and Cultural Blogs
  • IT in museums of high complexity: Museum of Mines and Metal as case study
  • ICT and CMS applied to telework in teaching, research and extension: Museology course as a case study
Ibermuseus Award

4th Place (Category II) of the 7th Ibermuseus Program Award for our project “Accessible Circuit of Interactive Exhibitors” (2016)

The “Accessible Circuit of Interactive Exhibitors” project won the 4th place in the 7th Education and Museum Awards – Category II, promoted by the Ibermuseus Program. As a prize, the museum received $ 10,000. The project was the result of a partnership between UFMG / LavMUSEU research group, the Museum of Mines and Metal (Brazil) and the Portuguese university IPB (Polytechnic Institute of Bragança). The partnership, under my general coordination, took place between 2015 and 2019, developing the research project “IT in Museums of High Complexity: Museum of Mines and Metal as a case study”.

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Museum and Exhibit Projects
  • MG Museums Web Portal – Museums System of the State of Minas Gerais (Consulting services for the development of the new web portal – 2018/2019)
  • Accessible circuit of interactive exhibitors” awarded project – Museum of Mines and Metal (Coordinator of the International Research Partnership – 2015/2019)
  • New Wing of Archaeology – Museum of Natural History and Botanical Garden of UFMG (Consultancy – 2015/2016)
  • “Scientific Illustration: Medicine and Health” – CEMEMOR Medical Cultural Center of UFMG (Curatorship and Exhibition Design – 2015)
  • CEMEMOR Project: Architectural and Museological Restructuring (General Coordination – 2009/2011)
  • “Network of UFMG Museums” – UFMG Rectory Gallery (Coordination of the Museum of Architecture School Exhibition Wing – 2009)
  • “Old Photographs of Belo Horizonte City” – Telemar Gallery (Curatorship in team – 2004)
  • “(Des) Rails” – Santa Bárbara Railway Station Cultural Space (Exhibition Design and Art Works – 2003)
  • “Raffaelo Berti: Architect” – Palace of the Arts (Curatorship, assembly and layout in team – 2003)
  • “A Modern School” – UFMG (Curatorship, exhibition design and assembly in team – 2002)

Recent English publications

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Coordinator of LavMUSEU Virtual Lab

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