How Cultural Institutions Help to Solve Social Problems

11:45 — 13:15

The modern museum has ceased to be a temple of art, a repository of artifacts and valuable exhibits. Today, the museum is an important element of urban development, which, together with socio-economic factors, creates conditions for a comfortable life. Cultural institutions are becoming a driving force to form strong civil society, especially in a period of growing social uncertainty. Cultural institutions are turning into a kind of centers of social innovation.

Experts from leading cultural institutions will discuss how cultural institutions work with migrants, what opportunities they provide for adolescents, parents and teachers to solve the problems of bullying, how art therapy helps to cope with stress and fears.