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On the occasion of  Week of action against racism*, promoted by theUNAR – National Office against Racial Discrimination,Amir | Perspectives issuesproposes a special calendar of online activities, and where possible in presence, aimed at school and after-school pupils, adults and museum professionals, to look at cultural heritage as the result of the age-old mixing and meeting of people, values and symbols, an opportunity for dialogue and education in anti-racism and intercultural comparison.

*The event is held every year on the occasion of the worldwide celebration of the Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, set on March 21 by the United Nations General Assembly, in memory of the massacre perpetrated by the South African police in 1960 , in Sharpeville, of 69 demonstrators peacefully protesting against the racist laws enacted by the apartheid regime.

​​A series of streaming lessons for first and second grade secondary schools conducted by Amir mediators.

March 23rd

PALAZZO VECCHIO MUSEUM | TRAVELING AROUND THE WORLD

edited by MUS.e with Amir mediators

The extraordinary maps of the Hall of geographical maps of Palazzo Vecchio will be the way to explore near and far worlds, in the company of those who were born and lived in these places. A virtual journey through history and geography that helps reflect on the concepts of identity and otherness.

  • Online on digital platform

  • duration  45 min.

10:30 and 11:30

March 24th

TWENTIETH CENTURY MUSEUM | OPEN WORKS

edited by MUS.e with Amir mediators

Some selected works of the Museo Novecento will be the way to read connections with themes, events and protagonists of non-European cultures, thanks to the gaze and knowledge of who belongs to them. An experience of approaching the great masterpieces of the 20th century to discover how works of art are - always - open to meeting the observer.

  • Online on digital platform

  • duration  45 min.

10:30 and 11:30

Videolezioni

online meetings with mediators, educators and museum professionals

March 23rd

18:00

THE ROMAN BATHS AND THEIR LEGACY IN THE MEDITERRANEAN CULTURES

Video conversation with Amir mediators

During the imperial age, frequenting the baths was for the Romans not only an aspect of daily life, but also a symbol of their lifestyle. The observation of the Roman baths of Fiesole will be the starting point for a journey that will lead us to the discovery of habits, rites and symbols that the peoples of the Mediterranean have handed down for millennia.

  • Online event on the meet  platform

  • duration  1h 30

  • booking recommended

THE VOICE OF FOREIGN MUSEUM MEDIATORS: A REFLECTION ON CULTURAL HERITAGE AND CITIZENSHIP PROCESSES

March 24th

18:00

Video conversation in collaboration with ICOM

The conversation starts from the experience of a group of mediators, teachers and educators of the Amir project and of the education area of the Egyptian Museum of Turin, to reflect on the effectiveness of museum programs conducted by foreign mediators in consolidating citizenship processes, strengthening social cohesion with the host communities and promote actions to combat discrimination and xenophobia.

  • Live online event on Facebook on @amirmuseums and recorded on the youtube channel.

  • duration  1h 30

Videoconversazioni

Public event

March 26th

March 23rd

PERETOLA: A MILLENNIAL HISTORY ON THE BORDER OF FLORENCE

edited by Utopia Station with Amir mediators

The church is located in the suburb of Peretola, the place of origin of the Vespucci family. It dates back to the 12th century and its structure still preserves an original Romanesque part. In the following centuries the church, administered by the hospital of Santa Maria Nuova, was enriched with many works of art, including a marble, bronze and glazed terracotta ciborium by Luca della Robbia, the first example of the use of the glazed majolica made famous later from the Della Robbia workshop.

  • In presence except for variations due to anti-covid regulations

  • duration  1h. 30

  • Reservation required

2.00 pm 

4:00 pm 

March 25th

2.00 pm 

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DIGITAL RESOURCES

​​a selection of videos and digital content aimed at educators and teachers