International Museum Day 2017

May 18, 2017 in the World

International Museum Day takes place on May 18, 2017. International Museum Day (IMD) is a celebration that held every year on or around 18 May, coordinated by the International Council of Museums (ICOM). The event highlights a specific theme that changes every year and that is at the heart of the international museum community's preoccupations.

The International Museum Day provides the opportunity for museum professionals to meet the public and alert them as to the challenges that museums face. Indeed, following the definition of museums provided by ICOM, a museum is a non-profit, permanent institution in the service of society and its development, open to the public, which acquires, conserves, researches, communicates and exhibits the tangible and intangible heritage of humanity and its environment for the purposes of education, study and enjoyment.

International Museum Day therefore serves as a platform to raise public awareness on the role museums play in the development of society today, on an international level. (With material from: Wikipedia)

Where is the event?
Worldwide
World

When is the event?
Thursday, the 18th of May 2017
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Visitors in a museum.
Visitors in a museum.
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