Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Article 27: Everyone has the right to freely participate in the cultural life of the community, to enjoy the arts and to share in scientific advancement and its benefits.

About us

Who we are

art27 is a platform for artists, arts educators and arts organizations working with refugees and asylum seekers in Europe and beyond.

What we stand for

The arts has a vital role to play in creating more inclusive, culturally diverse societies.

Everyone has a right to experience the arts, develop their creativity, express their unique identity and engage in our shared humanity.

We stand in solidarity with refugees and call on all artists and arts organizations to join us in promoting social inclusion and protecting vulnerable people through the arts.

Read and endorse the art27 manifesto

What we do

connect & network

art27 organizes gatherings of socially engaged artists and arts organizations in Europe and beyond, to share expertise and forge collaborations.

share & promote

art27 collects and openly shares resources and knowledge with all who wish to use art to contribute to a welcoming and just society.

advocate & influence

art27 seeks to impact the public narrative on war, refugees and migration. We aim to counter fear and xenophobia and promote social inclusion through participatory arts projects, arts education, community arts initiatives, exhibits, installations and performances.

member map 

art27 maintains a map of its members and their participatory arts projects


The Brussels Fortnight of International Solidarity

The Brussels Fortnight of International Solidarity

The vital role of the arts in creating a more inclusive and culturally diversified society

The Flying Seagull Project

Happiness matters - yours, mine, theirs and everyone else's


Bridging Rhythms – Turkish German Exchange 2015

Welcome Notes

Welcome Notes Rap workshop in Crotone, Italy

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