See which inclusive projects our Brussels museums are launching, get inspired by (inter)national D&I examples or get in touch with experts fighting against structural discrimination.

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Guggenheim Museum’s DIVERSITY, EQUITY, ACCESS, AND INCLUSION (DEAI) ACTION PLAN

The Guggenheim museum, want to create paths that lead to a more inclusive and diverse institution. Guggenheim museum does not only diversify the team, but it also amplifies the voices of Black people, Indigenous people, and people of color (BIPOC) and broaden the scope of thought and perspectives within the museum.

Restitution policy of the Royal Museum for Central Africa

In the ongoing debate regarding the restitution of African cultural heritage, the RMCA takes an open and constructive position. “The RMCA acknowledges that it is not normal for such a large part of African cultural heritage to be found in the West, given that the countries of origin have moral ownership of such heritage”.

The Empathetic Museum

“The Empathetic Museum represents the collective work of museum professionals dedicated to a more inclusive future for the museum industry. We value and advocate for diversity of thought and authentic integration of empathy in museum practice”.

Black History Month

Black History Month (BHM) is an annual celebration (during the month of March) of the resilience of the black community in the present and the past. Through a people’s history (the past told from the perspective of everyday people instead of leaders) they strive to make history more honest/truthful and inclusive, so more about all […]

Black Speaks Back

Black Speaks Back is a grassroots media platform focused on diverse and underrepresented narratives of Afro-descendants in Belgium and The Netherlands. 

Wetsi Art Gallery

Space for exhibitions and artistic encounters. Its founder, Anne Wetsi Mpoma, selects universes that can be seen as counter-narratives to the erasure or invisibilisation of artists of African descent in the contemporary art world. The objectives are to build bridges between institutions and diverse audiences.

Mémoire coloniale

The collective “Mémoire Coloniale et Lutte contre les Discriminations” (CMCLD) brings together pan-African activists from Brussels, Flanders and Wallonia. It conducts in-depth and accessible research on Belgium’s colonial memory and history.

BAMKO

(FR) Feminist centre for reflection and action on anti-Black racism.

Beyond Afropolitan and other labels. On the Complexities of Dis-Othering as a Process.

This publication recounts the trials and tribulations of a collaborative project designed to engage with the need to deconstruct the practice of forms of “othering” in European cultural institutions.

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