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Open Up Museums! Prospects and challenges of Accessibility, Diversity and Inclusion

inDICEs – in collaboration with projects DANCING, reCreating Europe, and museums MuSe (Museo delle Scienze, Trento) and Mart (Museo di arte moderna e contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Rovereto)  – presents a two-day itinerary workshop on 26-27 May 2022 to explore key issues and tools to promote openness in the cultural sector between law and practice.

Venues: MuSe (Trento) and Mart (Rovereto)

Registration: Register here (Deadline: 15 May 2022, 23:59)


Day 1 – 26 May 2022
MuSe – Museo delle Scienze
Corso del Lavoro e della Scienza 3, 38122 – Trento

09.00-09.30 — Registration

09.30-09.45 — Welcome:  Roberto Caso (University of Trento)

09.45-10.00 — Keynote: Michele Lanzinger, Director of MuSe

10.00-11.15 — Panel 1  “Museums, intellectual property, and access to culture”

Chaired by Giulia Dore (University of Trento).

11.15-11.45 — Coffee break

11.45-13.00 — Panel 2 “Barriers to access to digital culture for vulnerable groups, inclusivity and the implementation of the Marrakesh Treaty”

Chaired by Lorenzo Beltrame (University of Trento).

13.00-14.30 — Lunch break

14.30-16.30 — Training session on legal and practical aspects related to digitisation (in Italian)

Aimed at museum personnel/staff. Booking is required upon registration. Maximum 40 participants

16.30-18.00 — Museum guided visit

Booking required upon registration. Maximum 30 participants (2 groups)


Day 2 – 27 May 2022
Mart – Museo di arte moderna e contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto
Corso Bettini 43, 38068 – Rovereto (TN)

09.10-09.30 — Registration

09.30-09.40 — Welcome: Sara Di Giorgio (Ministero della Cultura – Istituto Centrale per il Catalogo Unico delle Biblioteche Italiane e per le Informazioni Bibliografiche)

09.40-10.00 — Keynote: Aldo Grassini, President of Museo Omero

10.00-11.20 — Panel 3 “Fostering accessibility for persons with disabilities in cultural organisations: legal tools, experiences and best practices”

Chaired by Delia Ferri (Maynooth University).

11.20-12.00 — Coffee break

12.00-12.20 — Keynote: James Bradburne, Director of Pinacoteca Brera

12.20-13.40 — Panel 4Inhabiting culture: digitisation, copyright and creativity in placemaking

Chaired by Marta Iljadica (Glasgow University, CREATe).

13.40-15.00 — Lunch break

15.00-16.45 — Sensory experience “Tactile path” (in Italian)

Led by Ornella Dossi (Mart)

Booking required upon registration. Maximum 20 participants

16.45-18.15 — Museum guided visit (in Italian and English)

Booking required upon registration. Maximum 60 participants

Registration and attendance

Registration is open to all interested parties, including professionals, students and the general public.

Attendance is free of charge – registration is required. Maximum capacity of 100 participants for panels, different capacity for training sessions and museum guided visits (see programme above).

The event is finished.


May 26 - 27 2022


All Day

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