Museums as Social Agents

Museums can change people's lives. They contribute to cohesive communities and reflect the history and identity of all citizens. In turn, museums live and develop by the skills and the creativity of their public and they must show their value to society.

One of the major tasks of museums is the development of their audiences, be it the reaching out for new groups underrepresented in museums or the creative engagement with visitors in and outside the museum.

To access publications and other documents that regard Museums as Social Agents, head to the Reading Corner.

Recent News in Museums as Social Agents

Call for Contributions: TRACES Journal News, Projects & Calls, Museums as Social Agents, Museum Management, Intercultural Dialogue

07.08.2017 | TRACES is an independent four-monthly refereed journal, launched within the European research programme Transmitting Contentious Cultural Heritages with the Arts: From Intervention to Co-Production*.
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Workshop on strengthening the Council of Europe’s Indicator Framework on Culture and Democracy (IFCD) News, Museums as Social Agents, Urban Development, Intercultural Dialogue, Cultural Creativity

25.07.2017 | During a workshop on 30 June in Berlin, statisticians in the cultural domain discussed the current Indicator Framework on Culture and Democracy and how it can be improved.
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Resolution on EU strategy for international cultural relations approved News, EU Culture Policy, Museums as Social Agents, Intercultural Dialogue

18.07.2017 | Culture deserves a bigger role in EU diplomacy - with this statement the European Parliament's CULT Committee called for a greater support and acknowledgement of culture as an essential part of EU political dialogue with non-EU...
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