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

Meet the Think Tank

Meet the team of people working to redefine museum culture with Open Museum.   VANESSA VOVOR Vanessa Vovor (she/her) is a European project coordinator and freelance consultant on race equity issues. Her experience in intergovernmental organizations and NGOs has covered issues such as climate and energy policies, gender equality, and disability rights. Her various positions […]

Africa is / in The Future, 6th Edition

Africa is / in the Future, the interdisciplinary festival on African and diasporic contemporaneities, is back for a new edition. AIITF invites you to change perspectives, starting from other experiences, other narratives, other aesthetics to imagine other possible futures

Matrimony Days 2021

The Matrimony Days shed light on the historical Brussels matrimony – architectural, sculptural, urbanistic, social. On the other hand, the Matrimony Days are also an opportunity to discover the current heritage – artistic, political and feminist.

Open Museum’s 2021 Conference Day

Open Museum’s 2021 Conference Day presented the ambitions of this Brussels Museums’ initiative and inveited activists and museum professionals to discuss how they would reimagine museums. You can now access the study day report as a pdf.

App “Centre Pompidou accessibilité” – Autism in the Museum

“As part of its commitment to enhancing accessibility to its spaces and cultural offerings, the Centre Pompidou offers a free visitor assistance application available on phone and tablet (Apple and Android).

Q.Artz Festival

“After the Covid-19 pandemic made its appearances it became very clear that Pride is a verb that resonates throughout the whole year. Therefore the organisation of The Belgian Pride decided that instead of creating visibility for the LGBTI+ community only once a year, it is important to raise awareness for diversity and inclusion all year round!

Belgian Pride & Museums

On the importance of documenting LGBTQIA+ experiences through archives and collections.

Fashion & Lace Museum X Open Museum: Masculinities

How do we see the values of masculinity? Are they different in fashion, sports or culture? From the masculine codes of rugby to the stereotypes conveyed in the cultural world, James Brandon (Tate London) opens the debate during a free online event on 22 April.

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 […]