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18 May is International Museum Day
Sustainability will be the main theme this year, as combining social development and nature is one of the most important challenges of our times.
Getting lost among frescos. Enjoying the beauty. Refreshing memories, learning, discovering, thinking. Dreaming of new things and possibile scenaries.
Museums, with their varied themes and collections, are made for all these things. There are art galleries; history, archaeology, natural science, cartoon, and toy museums, as well as those dedicated to farming culture, and future. On 18 May museums all over the world will be celebrating the International Museum Day.
Established in 1977, the International Museum Day aims to highlight the importance of the world cultural heritage, to stimulate dialogue, social justice, democracy, and to affirm that education is one of the most important values of humanity.
Culture and sustainability are deeply linked, reason why the International Council of Museums (ICOM) has been celebrating this day for 38 years on 18 May worldwide, and decided to dedicate the 2015 edition to “Museums for a sustainable society”.
One of the main challenges of our times is to combine social development and nature. The 2015 event will thus allow reflecting on the need of a less expensive, more cooperative society that should be able to use resources in the respect of the environment.
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