Established in 1977 by the International Committee of Museums, ICOM, and celebrated annually since May 18, 1978, the International Museum Day seeks to make society aware of the importance of these spaces as guardians of memory and culture.
For 2022, the diverse programming has been prepared around the power of museums, a theme from which it´s intended to explore the potential of museums to incite positive changes in their communities through three approaches:
- The power of achieving sustainability: Museums are strategic partners in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations. As key actors in their local communities, they contribute to a wide variety of Goals, which include fostering short-circuit and social economy and disseminating scientific information on environmental challenges.
- The power of innovating on digitalisation and accessibility: Museums have become innovative playing-grounds where new technologies can be developed and applied to everyday life. Digital innovation can make museums more accessible and engaging, helping audiences understand complex and nuanced concepts.
- The power of community building through education: Through its collections and programmes, museums thread a social fabric that is essential in community building. By upholding democratic values and providing life-long learning opportunities to all, they contribute to shaping an informed and engaged civil society.
In this edition of the International Museum Day, Museodata invites you to join this global party and unleash the power of museums.
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