How to develop inclusive projects for the blind, how to attract teenagers to museums, what is the difference between digital and analogue art?

The first of the outreach events of the Culture 2.0 Open Lectures in Arkhangelsk was the workshop “What hinders the accessibility of cultural institutions for the blind and visually impaired people” by expert audio describer Vera Fevralskikh (Moscow).  

Participants of the open discussion “What do we know about teenagers?” have talked about ways to work with the young audience. Among the participants were Vladislav Kolesnikov, curator of accessibility and inclusion programs at the V-A-C Foundation (Moscow); Sergey Nesvitsky, head of services at the Moscow Transport Museum (Moscow); Daria Malikova, leading specialist for special projects at the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, Ural Branch (Ekaterinburg); Natalia Machikhina, curator of educational activities at the Tsaritsyno State Museum-Reserve (Moscow); Konstantin Andreev, head of the GULAG Museum Educational Centre (Moscow) and Irina Kelner, co-founder of the Centre for Social Innovation in Culture “Museum Experience” (Saint Petersburg).

The retreat finished with a public talk “The digital artist – Who is he?” of Culture 2.0 Zoom Open Lectures with the participation of digital artist Kirill Rave (Moscow). Broadcasts of all Culture 2.0 Open Lectures events are available at our website as well as at our social media channels:

Furthermore, Egor Moskvin, Director of Saint Petersburg International Cultural Forum, took part in the panel discussion “Development of Creative Industries in Regions of the Russian Federation in Conditions of New Economic Realities” of the Festival of New Culture White June.