Eschenfelder, Chantal

Chantal Eschenfelder studied Art history, German and American studies. After achieving a Ph.D., she became a project manager for Culture and New Media at the European Office of the City of Cologne and has been employed as a scientific consultant for the Museum Ludwig, the Wallraf-Richartz-Museum and the Museum für Angewandte Kunst at the Museum Service Cologne. Since 2007 she has been Head of Education at the Städel Museum and the Liebieghaus Skulpturensammlung, and since 2011 also at the SCHIRN KUNSTHALLE FRANKFURT. She considers the process of opening up cultural institutions to all spheres of society an important aim of her work. Currently she tackles this issue also working at the Städel Museum’s digital think tank. Furthermore, she has been Head of Digital Collection at Städel Museum since 2013. In 2015, she and her team won the Grimme Online Award for their Monet Digitorial®.

Guiding the Eye


Guiding the Eye

Visual Literacy in Art Museums

2019,  178  pages,  paperback,  29,90 €,  ISBN 978-3-8309-4112-5