International Museum Day 2019

18 May 2019

International Museum Day was celebrated for the first time, 1977, 42 years ago. The objective of International Museum Day (IMD) is to raise awareness of the fact that, “Museums are an important means of cultural exchange, enrichment of cultures and development of mutual understanding, cooperation and peace among peoples.” Organised on 18 May each year or around this date, the events and activities planned to celebrate International Museum Day can last a day, a weekend or an entire week.

All around the world, more and more museums participate in International Museum Day.

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