1. BACKGROUND AND PRIMARY OBJECTIVES
The COME-IN! Label promotes accessibility and inclusion aiming at a museum experience for all. It is based on the COME-IN! Guidelines, including the United Nation-Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities and European laws. It aims at being a worldwide label for museums engaged in accessibility, promoting democracy, non-discrimination and equal opportunities, as well as accessible culture and equal cultural rights for all interested people. It also promotes new ways of thinking and accessing culture through multi-sensory experiences and innovative approaches.Furthermore, it aims at raising awareness of various dimensions of the added value of inclusion as well as giving promising and reliable information for visitors with disabilities.
2. WHO CAN APPLY
Any Museum may apply for the label. For COME-IN!, a museum is:
- a non-profit, permanent institution in the service of society and its development, open to the public, which acquires, conserves, researches, communicates and exhibits the tangible and intangible heritage of humanity and its environment for the purposes of education, study and enjoyment»1;
- of any size;
- anywhere in the world
Other cultural activities, other non-cultural activities and individuals cannot apply to the label.
3. HOW TO APPLY
To apply, please read carefully the text of the call ” COME-IN Label Call_June 2020”.