Mireya Salinas

Event management and cultural education

Mireya Salinas has been working for the Musical Instruments Museum of the Staatliches Institut für Musikforschung (State Institute for Music Research)since July 2013, and since 2016 she has been responsible for the area of Cultural Education and Events. Her work includes the development and implementation of numerous educational and event formats, from the "MiM Kids" to the "SIM Science" series. She also focuses on the conception of educational programs in the museum's permanent and temporary  exhibitions. In addition, Mrs. Salinas strengthens the education department by regularly acquiring third-party funding.

Mireya Salinas studied music with a major in viola at the University of the Arts Berlin with Prof. Hartmut Rohde as well as cultural and media management at the Hanns Eisler Academy of Music, both of which she completed with a diploma.

Third party funded projects

Keys – Keyboard – Interface
An educational project for blind, visually impaired and sighted people
About the project: https://www.simpk.de/museum/besuch/projekte/klaviatur-tastatur-interface.html
The Project is developed as part of "dive in. Programme for Digital Interactions" of the Kulturstiftung des Bundes (German Federal Cultural Foundation) with funding by the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media (BKM) through the NEUSTART KULTUR programme.”

"B" and Me
An educational project for the Beethoven Year 2020
About the project: https://www.simpk.de/ueber-uns/veranstaltungen/beethoven-jahr-2020/b-and-me.html
The project was made possible by funding from the Beauftragte der Bundesregierung für Kultur und Medien (BKM).

Magische Musikinstrumente (und wo sie zu finden sind)
About the project: https://www.berlin.de/sen/kultur/kulturerbe/artikel.777659.php
The project was funded by the Senatsverwaltung für Kultur und Europa im Rahmen des Europäischen Kulturerbejahres 2018 – Sharing Heritage.

Der forschende Besucher. Vermittlung besucherorientierter Sammlungsarbeit
About the project: https://www.museumsbund.de/der-forschende-besucher/
The project was funded by the Deutscher Museumsbund as part of the module Visitor Orientation & Collection Work of the project "Hauptsache Publikum!? The Visitor-Oriented Museum".

Cultural education for exhibitions and special events

  • „Klang. Kunst. Konstruktion. Orgeln im Berliner Musikinstrumenten-Museum“ (2021)
  • „Ché Bandonéon“ (2019)
  • „Good Vibrations. Eine Geschichte der elektronischen Musikinstrumente“ (2017)
  • Tage der offenen Tür (in Kooperation mit den Berliner Philharmonikern) (2018, 2022)
  • Lange Nacht der Museen (seit 2016)
  • Internationaler Museumstag (seit 2016)

Lectures | Presentations

23.02.2023: digitaler Donnerstag (SPK) „Touch >> Sound: Klaviatur – Tastatur – Interface“

07.12.2022: Speakerin bei „Mit Avataren gegen Barrieren – wie inklusiv kann digital?“ (Kulturstiftung des Bundes)

30.09.2022: Vielfalt und Formen. Dialogische Wissensvermittlung am Beispiel von „Klaviatur – Tastatur – Interface“ (Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Musikforschung)

11.02.2022, „Berufsbild Musikvermittlung“ (Akademie für Musik Berlin)

2021/2022, Moderation der Reihe „SIM Science“ und der Konzertreihe „Young Talents“


„Curb-Cut“ – Effekt. Vom Mehrwert inklusiver Museumsprojekte. Kulturelle Bildung online (2023), https://www.kubi-online.de/artikel/curb-cut-effekt-mehrwert-inklusiver-museumsprojekte​​​​​​​


Mireya Salinas, Dipl. Mus./Dipl. Kult.

Event Management and Cultural Education

+49 30 254 81 135


Specialist areas

Digital mediation, visitor orientation, inclusion