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Happy International Museum Day #IMD2021

Every year since 1977, ICOM has organized International Museum Day (IMD), which represents a unique moment for the international museum community. On this day, participating museums plan creative events and activities related to the International Museum Day theme, engage with their public and highlight the importance of the role of museums as institutions that serve society and its development.

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 18 May each year, the events and activities planned to celebrate International Museum Day can last a day, a weekend or a whole week.
In Celebration of International Museum Day, May 18, 2021, ICOM-US is giving free access to the "What is a Museum? An Exploration in Six Parts" webinar series recordings.

The recordings will be granted for this week only, May 18-23, 2021.
Watch the recordings here!
All ICOM members will have lifetime access to the recordings following the International Museum Day special. If you are not a member, you will be able to purchase the series after the May 23rd here or receive free access included in your new ICOM-US Membership after submitting an application here

International Museum Day 2021

Are you planning a special activity for International Museum Day? Add it to ICOM’s interactive map for the whole world to see!

Each year we invite museums to share the activities they have planned for International
Museum Day on our interactive map. Given the importance of digital events these days,
this platform is the perfect tool to reach audiences interested in participating in International Museum Day from all over the world. To promote your events and reach a wide audience around the world, you can add your activity to the interactive map, use our communications tools full of information and request your poster translation here!

ICOM-US wants to promote your IMD 2021 events on our Facebook, Twitter & Instagram . DM us on social or send a brief description of your event, a jpeg with photo credit and caption, and a contact name and email to: icomus@icom.museum.

IMD2021 Website #IMD2021 ICOM's International Museum Day #TheFutureOfMuseums
Thank you to those who attended our Annual Luncheon and Business Meeting Webinar! The recording is available on our page here

If you attended the webinar, please complete the closing survey here for feedback and comments. 
ICOM-US 2021 membership renewals are open. If you have not yet renewed you can do so by logging into your profile here!
 
Contact icomus@icom.museum for more information.
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