Can a museum go into therapy? What does it mean to decolonize an institution? Questions asked by Mirjam Linschooten (DAI, 2017) & Sameer Farooq in their film The Museum Visits a Therapist. Screening followed by a panel discussion on April 19, 2024 at Museum Sophiahof. Watch the trailer here.

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The Museum Visits a Therapist (19 min.) navigates the history 
of violence, religion and trade that shaped the collection 
of the Amsterdam Tropenmuseum (today Wereldmuseum). 
With a focus on repair and restitution, the film asks: 
What if the museum visited a therapist?  
Organised by the Indisch Herinneringscentrum, including 
panel discusion with the makers, writer Jos van Beurden, 
historian Ligia Giay and curator Paul Voogt.
Museum Sophiahof (The Hague) Friday 19 april 19:00 - 21:00