Coming from six Balkan countries, nine individuals have joined the Balkan Museums Access Group (BMAG), a permanent working group of the Balkan Museum Network. The Network is committed to increasing accessibility of museums for everyone, and especially for Deaf and disabled people.
BMAG is made of individuals who are committed to learning and putting social model of disability into daily museum practices. The first trainer’s workshop is organized in Athens (Greece). This two day workshop that will take place on February 16th & 17th will focus on building upon individual skills of BMAG member, their expectation of the professional development process. The main goal of this three year long process is to support members of BMAG to become the most effective as advocates of Disability Equality in museums in the Balkan region.
The Athens workshop is based on the disability case studies from the Region that outline how museums can become better agents of social justice. BMAG members would be working on their presentation skills and a basic coaching approach in order to be prepared them to be able to offering advice and consultancy to other museum professionals.
Member of the museum’s general assembly
National Historical Museum | Greece
Head of the Educational Programs Department
National Historical Museum | Albania
Program Director, Marketing manager and education
Institute and Museum Bitola | FYROM
Museum educator (pedagogue)
Zenica City Museum | BiH
Museum of Tešanj | BiH
Milena Milošević Micić
Executive director, senior curator, art historian
The Homeland Museum of Knjaževac | Serbia
Expert in Museology
Directorate of Museums/Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports | Greece
The National Museum of BH | BiH
Museum Pedagogue Advisor
Typhlological Museum | Croatia