Space For Culture

The project Space for Culture aims to expand and consolidate the national cultural program "Timișoara - European Capital of Culture in 2023" by creating interdisciplinary educational contexts with cultural, artistic, and scientific content for the activation, development, and involvement of the local community, focusing on the local and European cultural heritage and the strengthening of European cultural relations.

The project aims to build an active community, united by culture and connected to local and European identity and heritage through access to activities that combine art with science, culture with education.

The objectives of the project:

1. Capitalizing on the multicultural landscape and local resources by involving at least 900 students, 100 preschoolers and 75 young people between May and December 2023 in at least 25 activities with artistic, scientific, and interdisciplinary content in Timișoara.

2. Creating cultural educational contexts for a minimum of 150 teachers from pre-university education who shall participate in cultural mediation activities and continuous professional training held in Timișoara between May and December 2023 and a minimum of 300 teachers who shall participate in 3 online events within the project.

3. The involvement between May and December 2023 of 20 non-governmental organizations and local, national, and international institutions and 10 artists/facilitators/scientists in at least 30 project activities such as: artistic workshops, conferences, trainings, webinars, panels, discussions, interviews, exhibitions, plays to encourage the development of artistic content and to strengthen the local community.

4. The development between May and December 2023 of at least 15 open educational resources with interdisciplinary cultural approaches that will be downloadable from the website.

The project is part of the national cultural programme "Timișoara – European Capital of Culture in 2023" and is funded through the Grow Timișoara 2023 programme, implemented by the Center for Projects Timișoara, with funds allocated from the state budget, through the budget of the Ministry of Culture.