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?


Monday, January 17, 2022 Place du Trône, 1000 Brussels, Belgium   “As every year, the Collectif Mémoire Coloniale et Lutte contre les Discriminations invites you to the “Lumumba Day” to pay tribute to Patrice Lumumba, Joseph Okito and Maurice Mpolo, assassinated on January 17, 1961.   The Belgian State has committed itself in 2020 to […]

Archeo-sexism Exhibition

20 janvier – 21 avril 2022

L’exposition Archéo-Sexisme est une exposition itinérante de témoignages illustrés sur les discriminations en archéologie, du sexisme majoritairement mais également du racisme, de l’homophobie et la transphobie.

Women in Art in the Street – 11 & 12 Dec.

Through this original projection (outside the walls of museums), we wish to contribute, on our scale, to the rehabilitation and cultural recognition of the many women artists omitted from art, history and general culture courses. Women In Art in the street will take place on the 11th and 12th of December 2021 from 17:00 to 22:00, in Brussels, Belgium. (Past event)

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.

Inclusive Language Workshops

We would like to invite all of our museum partners to participate in our inclusive language workshops organized during the last few weeks of the year. With the goal of giving you the best tools available for writing in more thoughtful ways about and to the people visiting your institution.

BELvue Museum: Inclusive Digital Content for People who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

In creating content with the deaf and hard of hearing in mind, the BELvue has successfully created two new activities that can be used by all people visiting their institution. Starting from a place of empathy, we can all work to create initiatives that better serve the people around us.

What Does the Publics Want? Tell Us @ Museum of Ixelles

The adventure of an in-depth consultation of how the public interacts with the Museum of Ixelles.

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.

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