International Museum Day 2016
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The worldwide community of museums will celebrate International Museum Day on and around 18 May, 2016. Its theme will be “Museums and Cultural Landscapes”, which is also the theme of the General Conference of the International Council of Museums (ICOM), to be held in Milan, Italy from 3th to 9th July 2016.
The objective of International Museum Day 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 and around 18 May each year, the events and activities planned to celebrate International Museum Day can last a day, a weekend or a whole week.