6o International Congress on Education and Accessibility in Museums


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The 6th Edition of the International Congress on Education and Accessibility in Museums and Heritage: “Nothing about us without us” was held in São Paulo – Brazil between 27 and 29 November 2019 in the auditoriums of MAM-SP and Itaú Cultural and on November 30, a parallel program was offered with visits to museums that develop accessibility and inclusion programs in the city of São Paulo.

We have approximately 250 participants with and without disabilities from different states of Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Mexico, Spain, France, Holland and the United Kingdom.

The thematic axes of this edition were: Participation; Education, Accessibility and Human Rights and Accessibility to Historical Heritage.

We are starting to organize the proceedings of the Congress and soon the call for papers will be sent to all authors of oral communications, lecturers and keynote speakers.

The videos with interviews with some lecturers discussing themes of the congress can be accessed in the link: https://www.itaucultural.org.br/secoes/videos/profissionais-de-diferentes-paises-falam-sobre-acessibilidade-em-espacos-culturais

Organised by: IEB-USP, MAM-SP, Itaú Cultural and Standing Committee of the International Congress on Education and Accessibility in Museums and Heritage (EAMP).

Scientific Directors: Almudena Domínguez, University of Zaragoza; Antonio Espinosa Ruiz, Vilamuseu; Juan García Sandoval, Museums of the Murcia Region; Viviane Sarraf,  IEB-USP; Daina Leyton, MAM-SP; Tayná Menezes and Valéria Toloi, Itaú Cultural.

Held by:

Instituto de Estudos Brasileiros – Universidade de São Paulo (USP)

Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo

Instituto Itaú Cultural


With the support of GEPAM – Grupo de Estudo e Pesquisa de Acessibilidade em Museus


Image of logo of the congress: Imagina Estudio Creativo (http://www.imaginaestudio.com/imagina/Imaginacion.html)