25 May 2022 - 16:30

08 June 2022 - 16:30

15 June 2022 - 16:30

22 June 2022 - 16:30

29 June 2022 - 16:30

28 September 2022 - 16:30

19 October 2022 - 16:30

09 November 2022 - 16:30

23 November 2022 - 16:30

The project

From May to November 2022, nine talks with leading experts in the field of cultural management and promotion of Italian and international contemporary culture heritages, to explore the theme of participatory museums, the museums of the future.

The project, curated by Pierluigi Sacco, is promoted and organised by Fondazione Brescia Musei in collaboration with Fondazione Scuola dei beni e delle attività culturali and NEMO – Network of European Museum Organisations, under the patronage of Ministero della Cultura; ICOM Italia – International Council of Museums; Federculture; Associazione Mecenate 90; Centro Universitario Europeo per i Beni Culturali di Ravello (SA); ANCI – Associazione Nazionale Comuni Italiani; AICI – Association of Italian Cultural Institutions; Associazione Abbonamento Musei Lombardia; Accademia Tedesca di Roma Villa Massimo.

25/05/2022 – Opening event

Opening event of Open doors. Participatory Museums Today

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08/06/2022 – Participation for unity

Museums can become a centre of social cohesion and a safe and welcoming space for all those suffering discrimination and marginalisation.

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15/06/2022 – Participation for possibility

Museums can become a space of empowerment, where awareness of our human potential and the capacity to develop it can be cultivated.

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22/06/2022 – Participation for education

Museums have always been important educational institutions whose mission today is growing increasingly extensive and multifaceted, helping today’s citizens to face and navigate the growing complexities of our world.

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29/06/2022 – Participation for creating dialogue between differences

Cultural differences have always been one of the primary resources of humankind, and museums are the place that allows experimentation of new forms of dialogue and mutual encounter.

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28/09/2022 – Participation for wellbeing

Scientific evidence is confirming that culture can have very positive effects on psychological and physical wellbeing. Museums can therefore also become spaces where people can enjoy a sense of wellbeing.

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19/10/2022 – Participation to help us be creative

Creativity is not only about intuition. Being creative is also about being constantly open to new ideas and new points of view. Museums are spaces to be discovered and that allow us to develop our creative potential day after day.

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09/11/2022 – Participation as co-creation

New digital technologies offer us ever more possibilities to make and create together, developing our collective intelligence. Museums are spaces allowing us to try our hand with these new possibilities and their exciting potential.

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23/11/2022 – Participation as a solution to collective problems

Culture has always helped human beings solve important issues addressing them from different perspectives. Museums can also become the place where we can together design more effective solutions to our everyday problems.

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How to participate

Participants attending in person must register at cup@bresciamusei.com
(mon-sun 10-18)

Participants attending online must register at fad.fondazionescuolapatrimonio.it

All talks will be simultaneously translated into Italian, English and LIS (Italian Sign Language).