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INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM DAY: 18 MAY

INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM DAY: 18 MAY

Context

International Museum Day is celebrated on 18 May.

Details

  • It is celebrated every year on 18th May .
  • Objective : to raise awareness about the fact that “Museums are an important means of cultural exchange, enrichment of cultures and development of mutual understanding, cooperation and peace among peoples”.
  • Theme of International Museum Day 2021: “The Future of Museums: Recover and Reimagine”.
  • Coordinated by the International Council of Museums (ICOM).

About International Council of Museums

  • It is a non-governmental organisation maintaining formal relations with UNESCO.
  • President of International Council Of Museums: Suay Aksoy;
  • International Council Of Museums Headquarters: Paris, France;
  • International Council Of Museums Founder: Chauncey J. Hamlin;
  • International Council Of Museums Founded: 1946.

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