Museums for everyone: Inclusion and Working with Stigma in Museum Spaces

11:00 — 17:00
Culture and Society
The Staraya Derevnya Restoration and Storage Centre 37 Zausadebnaya st., St. Petersburg

An educational seminar for Russian specialists is being organized as part of a large-scale Museum 15/24 Project, aimed at creating new methods and practices of working with museum visitors aged 15–24. This seminar on inclusion and working with stigma in museums has been designed by specialists from The Netherlands under the leadership and with participation of members of the Museum 15/24 Consortium (Hermitage Amsterdam, Outsider Art Museum and the Hermitage Museum XXI Century Foundation), with the involvement of "Samen Sterk Zonder Stigma organisation" (The Netherlands). The results of the seminar will be summarized during the roundtable discussion "MUSEUM 15/24: Experience of Social Inclusion and Working with Stigma in Museum Spaces. The Netherlands — Russia" on November 14, 2019. This event will become an important contribution into creation of the methodological base in the area of social inclusion within the framework of the project "Museum 15/24".