Museums & Stereotypes is an international and independent training school aimed at exploring the complex relationship between museums and stereotypes. Involving international speakers and institutions and combining lessons and workshops, the course will encourage an in-depth debate on challenging museum topics, facilitating informal networking and professional learning, from basic to advance level.

The second edition of Museums & Stereotypes Training School will take place in Milan (Italy) from October 17 to 20, 2019.

LEARNING GOALS 
– to interrogate museum ethical issues, exploring social and cultural impacts of museums- to deconstruct and understand social theories connected to stereotypes and bias in society and in museum settings
– to engage with strategies and approaches for empowering critical thinking
– to prototype solutions based on cases and real experiences

MAXIMUM ENROLMENT
25 people 

TARGET
Museum professionals – educators, curators, exhibition designer, directors
Cultural managers  and artists
Teachers, professors, and educators 

PROGRAM
Subject to change. Additional details to be announced.

Wednesday October 16, 2019
[OPTIONAL]
WELCOME RECEPTION
@GASC Galleria d’Arte Sacra Contemporanea, Milano
19/21 | Chat and drink with Luigi Codemo (Director, GASC)

Thursday October 17, 2019 
MUSEUMS & STEREOTYPES: THE TOPIC
@Museo del Novecento
Jolanda Ratti and Maria Elena Santomauro (Curator and Head of Education, Museo del Novecento)
Museums & Stereotypes: an introduction to the subject (ABCittà and 4iS)
Keynote speech with Nanette Snoep (Director, RJM – Kulturen der Welt, Köln)
Exhibition tour Museums & Stereotypes related
Round table (guests to be announced)

Friday October 18, 2019
MUSEUMS AND STEREOTYPES: THE THEORETICAL FRAME

@BASE
Topics and guests to be announced
[happy hour and chat @Farmacia Wurmkos]

Saturday October 19, 2019
MUSEUMS AND STEREOTYPES: CASES AND PRACTICES
@
Museo della Scienza e della Tecnica “Leonardo da Vinci”
Topics and guests to be announced
[dinner together]

SUNDAY OCTOBER 20, 2019
MUSEUMS AND STEREOTYPES: PROTOTYPING SOLUTIONS
@ICA
Experiential Solution from Design Thinking: a Workshop, Joao Pedro Rosa, 4iS plataforma para a inovação social and Remo Ricchetti, NABA
Toward a non-conclusion: actions for future and greetings

Graphic design by Marta Vireca