May 18th, 2023
|Company:||International Council of Museums|
|Telephone:||(202) 289 - 9115|
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." Organized on and around May 18th each year, the events and activities planned to celebrate International Museum Day can last a day, a weekend or a whole week.
Participation in International Museum Day is growing among museums all over the world. More than 35,000 museums have participated in the event in the past in some 145 countries.