Vision & Mission Statement

Opening Doors Association is an autonomous, non-governmental, not-for- profit association that works for the promotion of and active involvement of persons with intellectual disabilities in the artistic and creative sector.


Opening Doors aims to:

  • create opportunities for people with intellectual disabilities to participate in artistic and creative activities in Malta and abroad
  • create ongoing training opportunities for people with intellectual disabilities to develop artistic skills that manifest in expressions of artistic quality
  • raise the profile of the contribution people with intellectual disabilities can make to the creative sector
  • create opportunity for European and international travel and exchange with other artists and organizations whose profile addresses the inclusion of people with disabilities in the creative field
  • operate consistently in a manner that ensures that all of its actions are underlined by full accessibility, both physical and intellectual. Moreover, that it provides the necessary support for the growth and development to the full of its members’ artistic potential.