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Museums Dialogue© Goethe-Institut Rio de Janeiro

Museum Dialogues

As part of the anniversary celebrations of the National Museum/UFRJ, the Goethe-Institut, in partnership with the National Museum and institutions in Germany and South America, promoted the virtual event “MUSEUMS IN DIALOGUE - Cooperation and connections to society”, on June 4 (Friday). It was held on June 4 at the Goethe-Institut Rio de Janeiro Channel on YouTube. The goal was to promote cultural and ideas exchange between museums in Brazil, Germany and Colombia, in addition to bringing discussions about connections to society in these spaces.

June 4, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. (CET) / 11:00 a.m. to 13:00 p.m. (BRT)
Live in English, Portuguese, Spanish and Sign Language
Participation is free and open to all interested parties.

Live stream

Museums Dialogue Divulgação

Live in Portuguese and Sign Language

Museums Dialogue Divulgação

Live in English

Museums Dialogue Divulgação

Live in Spanish


Welcome speech

Alexander Kellner (Director of the National Museum of Rio de Janeiro)
Dirk Augustin (Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Rio de Janeiro)

Presentation of ongoing project
The use of technologies and social networks to promote inclusion and reduce barriers

Michael Faber (President AVICOM, Germany)
Amanda Cavalcanti (Museologist, National Museum Rio de Janeiro)

Discussion panel
How can social participation and the appreciation of constructive solidarity strategies contribute to the sustainability of Museums?
Cristiana Serejo (Deputy Director of the National Museum Rio de Janeiro)
Emiliano Valdés (Chief Curator of the Museum of Modern Art in Medellín)
Inés de Castro (Director Linden-Museum Stuttgart)
Nanette Snoep (Director Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum Cologne)

Marília Bonas (Director of the International Council of Museums in Brazil - ICOM Brasil)

More information: museus-rio@goethe.de