What is Open Museum doing? What inclusive and participatory projects are our Museums setting up? We keep you updated here.

Open Museum Report: Personnel Recommendations

Results of our reflection meetings. What are the (invisible) barriers that make the museum sector attractive or not as a place to work? What work needs to be done for recruitment & selection? Personnel management? Internal communication? External positioning?

Brussels Museums Inclusive Language Charter

Inclusive or gender-neutral language first aim is to reduce gender stereotyping by paying more attention to how certain images and words can be (unconsciously) discriminatory or biased and how to avoid such formulations. Besides gender, inclusive language in English actively avoids ableist and racist phrasings. We strive for a representative, gender-equal and non-sexist language use.

Brussels Museums’ Mini Diversity Plan

Brussels Museums’ Mini Diversity Plan – With a desire to become an establishment that is more reflective of our city, Brussels Museums has engaged in transforming its internal functioning.

Meet the Think Tank

Meet the team of people working to redefine museum culture with Open Museum. ICHRAF NASRI Ichraf Nasri (she/her) is a Tunisian visual artist based in Brussels. Holder of a Master’s degree in Plastic Arts from the School of Fine Arts in Sousse, Tunisia, she complimented this curriculum with a Master’s degree in Photography at ENSAV […]

Open Museum conference: thank you!

On Tuesday 9 March 2021 we broadcasted our very first Open Museum conference live from art house Zinnema in Anderlecht. The theme “Re-imagining Museums as Safe Spaces” dealt with the structural obstacles that museums have to overcome to become more inclusive and participatory places. We would like to thank all speakers and the almost 150 […]

BeMuseum 9 October 2020

We moderated the panel discussion “Museums and Activism: Neutrality Questioned” at BeMuseum.

Museum of Ixelles x Open Museum

The Museum of Ixelles was the first to follow the Open Museum workshop on unconscious bias.