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Dr. Isabella


”My dream is to network the analogue and digital offering for all target groups. I want our guests to have a participatory, interactive and inclusive museum experience and to discover the exhibitions both from home and on site with us..“

Current position

Digital Curator

Science-led digitization

Field of Research
Digital Mediation of Art and Culture, Digital Inclusion

Archaeology and History


Photo: DSM/ Helena Grebe

Dr. Isabella Hodgons

+49 471 48207 24

Curriculum Vitae

Seit Nov. 2020    

Digital Curator at the German Maritime Museum


Volunteer at the Hetjens - German Ceramics Museum responsible for the area of digitization; supervision of a cooperation with the Chinese-German Center for Artificial Intelligence


Cooperation on medieval excavations of the company BfAD Heyse, Schwarzach


Management of cultural tours in Italy, Greece and France for Wikinger Reisen / conception of seminars for Verdi Bildungswerk


Research stay in Athens and Rome supported by the DAAD (scholarship abroad) and the Marita Horster Foundation (final scholarship)


Research assistant at the Research Archive for Ancient Sculpture at the University of Cologne / Arachne database, there responsible for the application of metadata standards


Doctorate at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn on polychrome Hellenistic relief ceramics in Italy and Greece


Freelance work at the antiquities collection of the Museumslandschaft Hessen-Kassel


Studies of Classical Archaeology, History and Mineralogy at the Julius-Maximilians-University of Würzburg; Master's thesis awarded with the Kassel Prize for Art Historical Works






Pioneers in museum digitization

With it´s digitization team, the German Maritime Museum / Leibniz Institute for Maritime History is looking for answers to questions that many museums are asking themselves.



Digital Materialities - Virtual and Analogue Forms of Exhibition

The joint project "Digital Materialities. Virtual and Analogue Forms of Exhibition", DigiMat for short, is looking for new exhibition and mediation formats for digital exhibits.


Opening hours

Cog hall: daily from 10 am to 6 pm

Ships: daily 10 am to 5:45 pm

3G+Mask obligation

how to reach us

Deutsches Schifffahrtsmuseum
Hans-Scharoun-Platz 1
D-27568 Bremerhaven


T. +49 471 482 07 0

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