The international school Museums and Stereotypes is a project developed by ABCittà (Italy) and 4iS – Plataforma para a Inovação Social (Portugal) as an outcome of their collaboration in the framework of Tandem Europe program.
ABCittà is a no-profit organization based in Milan. Founded in 1999 it works on a local, national and international level. Its members are professionals experts in participatory design and planning processes. ABCittà operates in different areas: the work with museums deals mostly with audience accessibility and inclusion, with a long expertise in museum staff training. Stereotypes and prejudices are both subjects of research and practice from many years, since a strong experience with the project Human Library.
4iS is an NGO based at the University of Aveiro – Portugal that aims to create a social value culture supported on social innovation practices through knowledge transfer, services, projects and social enterprises. It works as consultant and promoter of local and community-based projects in Portugal’s central and north region, and promoter/coordinator of several European networks such as: EUniverCities – URBACT, TANDEM EUROPE, VivaCidade – Actors of Urban Change, CityToolBox – ERASMUS+, LUCity – CREATIVE EUROPE.
MUSEUMS AND INSTITUTIONS
Museo Lombroso (Sistema Museale di Ateneo, Università di Torino)
Polo del 900