1 July 2021
An experimental laboratory for learning Italian through the encounter with the collection of the Museo Egizio di Torino: this is the experience of intercultural dialogue and alternative teaching approach through the museum experience that involved the students of the Centro Provinciale per l’educazione degli Adulti (CPIA) Torino 1 and their families. The case was presented by Alessia Fassone, curator at the Egyptian Museum of Turin, during the session of June 14th of the International School of Cultural Heritage 2021.
On the occasion of the working table on 23 June, Alessia Fassone and six colleugues from Egypt, Jordan and Lebanon gathered to continue these important reflections on the initiatives aimed at the inclusion of all types of audiences in museums.
In addition to the significant experience of workshops for detained persons carried out by the Egyptian Museum, the conversation was enriched by the discussion of the many projects dedicated to heritage awareness and interreligious dialogue carried out by the General Directorate of Antiquities in the region of Sidon and South Mount Lebanon, Lebanon, the case of the historical centre of the city of Jerash in Jordan and the many experiences of cooperation in the field of educational activities in museums between several museums in Cairo, Egypt and the Egyptian Museum of Turin.