International Museum Day is celebrated every year on 18 May to raise awareness about the fact that, “Museums are an important means of cultural exchange, enrichment of cultures and development of mutual understanding, cooperation and peace among peoples.” The International Museum Day 2020 was celebrated with the theme “Museums for Equality: Diversity and Inclusion”.
International Museum Day was celebrated for the first time 40 years ago. The day is being celebrated all around the world and also features the participation of more and more museums from the worldwide.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- President of International Council Of Museums: Suay Aksoy.