Our programme for English speakers (Sep-Dec)

Here's what we have prepared for the period September - December: Online debate The activist museum: going deeper With Mike Murawksi and Emily Pringle 14 September 6.30pm WEST (Lisbon | London) - 10.30am PDT (Los Angeles) Online seminar Disability and Cultural Management With Maria Vlachou 14 and 15 October 9am-12 noon WEST (Lisbon | London) … Continue reading Our programme for English speakers (Sep-Dec)

The activist museum: going deeper, with Mike Murawski and Emily Pringle

In his book Museums as agents of social change, Mike Murawski presents the potential of museums to be “transformative spaces of human connection, care, listening and deep learning.” As he analyses concepts such as community, neutrality, justice or leadership, he challenges us to think: “What if love, above everything else, was the core value that steered … Continue reading The activist museum: going deeper, with Mike Murawski and Emily Pringle

Debate – The activist museum: going deeper, with Elaine Heumann Gurian

The second debate in the series "The activist museum: going deeper" takes place online on 1 July 2021, at 7pm CET | 1pm EDT. Our guest is Elaine Heumann Gurian. Register here Elaine's book Civilizing the Museum (which includes a number of essays under the title "The importance of 'and'" or the article "Turning the … Continue reading Debate – The activist museum: going deeper, with Elaine Heumann Gurian

Suggestions regarding the Preliminary Report of the Museums in the Future Project Group

  A few days ago, the Museums in the Future Project Group made its final report (a preliminary version) publicly available. Acesso Cultura | Access Culture was heard by the Group in the consultation phase, together with various entities and professionals, in May 2019. Now, we were asked to read the preliminary report and make … Continue reading Suggestions regarding the Preliminary Report of the Museums in the Future Project Group

Debate “Culture: an essential service”

Tonight, at 9:30 pm, we will be talking with Ana Isabel Bragança and Ricardo Baptista (ondamarela), Hugo Cruz (creator and cultural programmer), Madalena Victorino and Giacomo Scalisi (artistic directors of Lavrar o Mar), Márcio Laranjeira (Lovers & Lollypops) and Vera Mantero (dancer and choreographer, O Rumo do Fumo). Assuming that Culture is an essential asset, … Continue reading Debate “Culture: an essential service”

United for the Present and Future of Culture in Portugal

Dear Mr.President of the Republic, President of the Assembly of the Republic, Prime Minister and Minister of Culture, On 19th and 26th of April 2020, the following representative structures of the sector were gathered: Fundação GDA; Plateia - Associação de Profissionais das Artes Cénicas; CENA-STE - Sindicato dos Trabalhadores de Espectáculos, do Audiovisual e dos … Continue reading United for the Present and Future of Culture in Portugal