The Alzheimer’s CCCB program

The Centre of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona has created the Alzheimer’s CCCB project, a stable initiative by the Museum Educational Department dedicated to people with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers.

The Centre doesn’t have a specific program about accessibility, after discovering the MOMA program; we have decided to dedicate the effort in this collective. Alzheimer’s is the most common form of senile dementia in Europe.

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Museum, a place for all

Museum, a place for all is a long term programm of the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya in involving adults with cerebral palsy, learning difficulties and mental disorders in the museum.

Museum, a place for all is a programm for museum non-users or for all those people who can’t visit on their own. The programm has the commitment and collaborates with other cultural, educational and social institutions in widening the access of people to culture. Thus the museum becomes a promotor of participation that contributes to the develompment of strategies to eliminate physical, communication’s and relationship’s barriers and to avoid any kind of social, cultural, physical, cognitive, economic and sensorial exclusion. Continue reading