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Wednesday, 9 May 2018

INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM DAY


INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM DAY           INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM DAY

      

International Museum Day (IMD) is an international day, celebrated every year on or around 18 May.
The day provides the occasion for museum professionals to meet the public and aware them the challenges that museums face. The events and activities intended to celebrate International Museum Day can last a day, a weekend or a whole week.
The International Museum Day aims to raise awareness of the reality that, Museums are a significant means of cultural exchange, enhancement of cultures and development of mutual understanding, support and peace among peoples.

WHEN IS INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM DAY
Friday, 18th May 2018

INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM DAY HISTORY
        In 1977 the International Council of Museums (ICOM) formed International Museum Day. The association chooses a different theme for every year. Some of the themes incorporate globalization, native peoples, bridging culture gaps and caring for the environment.
On that day all of the museums in the world are invited to contribute in this day to promote the role of museums around in the world, by organizing enjoyable and free activities around the year’s theme.

WHAT TO DO ON INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM DA

  •  Take part in International Museum Day activities
  •  Advertise your museum or cultural activities planned for International Museum Day  
  • Make a trip to a nearby museum, either alone, with friends, or even your children

INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM DAY THEME FOR 2018
The theme chosen for International Museum Day 2018 is "Hyper connected museums: New approaches, new publics".


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