Green'telligence: Ixelles museum
Currently undergoing renovations to reopen in the Spring of 2024, the Ixelles Museum is considering what services to offer to the general public when it reopens. These services should ultimately enable the Ixelles Museum to reduce its financial dependence on public institutions while retaining its identity.
Created in 1892, the Ixelles Museum receives more than 100,000 visitors on an annual basis and exhibits over 15,000 artworks.
The Ixelles Museum is a permanent, non-profit institution, at the service of society and its development, open to the public, which acquires, preserves, researches, communicates and exhibits the tangible and intangible heritage of humanity and its environment for the purposes of education, study and entertainment.
To enable it to respond sustainably to its various missions, the Ixelles Museum is seeking to gain financial autonomy by developing new services that will enable it to no longer depend on budgets from the public authorities. These new sources of income must be in line with the Ixelles Museum's DNA, whose values are based on accessibility, sharing, societal commitment, critical thinking, humanism, and authenticity.
More particularly, the Ixelles Museum wishes to answer the following two questions:
Here are some ideas proposed by the students in order to tackle the problem: