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Museums for social harmony : Activities around the world
Musées pour l'harmonie sociale : Activités dans le monde

 

Afghanistan
Afghanistan: UNESCO celebrates International Museum Day and World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development

Algeria
Le mois du patrimoine bat son plein : Découvrir les richesses du passé

Andorra
Mardi 18 mai 2010, journée portes ouvertes dans tous les musées d’Andorre.

Angola
Ethnography museum receives 2.500 visitors

Argentina
Con motivo del Año Internacional de los Museos, se ha organizado una Exposición Temporaria Tripartita entre los Museos: Histórico Hospital Nacional de Clínicas; de Anatomía Dr. Pedro Ara y de Patología, todos pertenecientes a la Facultad de Ciencias Médicas y al Programa de Museos de la Universidad Nacional de Córdoba (PROMU) La exposición se desarrollará en el hall central del hospital, en la semana comprendida entre el 17 al 21 de Mayo próximo, en el horario de 9 a 13, con el tema propuesto por le ICOM: ”Museos para la armonía social”.
Día Internacional de los Museos, Cortina abierta en el Itimuseum
Actividades por el Día Internacional de los Museos
Museo y Archivo Histórico, Facultad de Derecho - UBA
Museo de Bellas Artes con nueva sede

Armenia
RA National Assembly President Hovik Abrahamyan Visits Cafesjian Museum

Australia
2010 Museums Alight!
National Gallery of Australia: A view from north-east Arnhem Land
Art gallery stages talk

Austria
Kommen! Schauen! Staunen! Woche der Salzburger Museen von 10. bis 16. Mai 2010

Azerbaijan
ICOM-Azerbaijan will hold a program concerning the 125th Anniversary of the Azerbaijani composer Uzeir Hajibekov. At museums of the country it is planned to carry out musical evenings, theatrical performances, and displays concerning the composer and Shusha (Karabagh), his birth place.
Baku museums to join international action of Museum for social harmony

Bangladesh
Museums in sorry state

Barbados
Barbados Museum
List of Activities

Benin
Journée Internationale des Musées 2010. Marche de sensibilisation à la préservation du patrimoine culturel

Bolivia
Día Internacional del Museo se celebrará también en Santa Cruz

Bosnia and Herzegovina
Balkan Museums Stay Open Late for Global Celebration 

Brazil
Semana Nacional de Museus

Brunei Darussalam
International Museum Day 2010

Bulgaria
Balkan Museums Stay Open Late for Global Celebration 

Burundi
La Journée internationale des musées sera célébrée au site de KARERA

Cameroon
Grande conférence sur le thème de l’ICOM : Musées pour l’harmonie sociale
Patrimoine: Le Cameroun célèbre ses musées
Célébration : Les musées ont aussi leur journée

Canada
Journée des musées montréalais
May is Museum Month - Ontario Museums
Ottawa: Journée internationale des musées
Take a peek behind the scenes at RAM Royal Alberta Museum offering free tours on Tuesday
Le 18 mai prochain, venez célébrer la Journée internationale des musées dans trois musées nationaux.

China
International Museum Day 2010, Hong Kong
Hong Kong Space Museum
HK Museums to Open Free for Int'l Museum Day
Museums celebrate International Museum Day - Macao
Activities in Taipei
La Chine fête la 34e journée internationale des Musées
Local museums to celebrate International Museum Day
China's great museum race
Great Wall Museum Celebrates International Museum Day
Xi´an, future ville des musées

Colombia
Casa Museo Pedro Nel Gómez
Casa Museo Negret & Museo Iberoamericano de Arte Moderno de Popayán

Congo
Le Musée national, de par le volume de ses collections, est le plus grand musée du Congo, malgré les capacités d’exposition limitées. Le 18 Mai 2010, il sera organisé une journée porte ouverte avec la visite programmée d'un groupe d'étudiants de la Faculté de lettres qui visiteront le premier pavillon de l'exposition intitulée :'' Le rituel dans l'imaginaire des peuples du Congo.''

Costa Rica
La información sobre las actividades que se realizarán en los distintos museos y un Boletín de Prensa.

Cyprus
The Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation in Nicosia, Cyprus maintains two museums, "The Museum of the History of Cypriot Coinage" and the archaeological "Museum of the George and Nefeli Giabra Pierides Collection (donated by Clio and Solon Triantafillides)". In parallel we organise this period an exhibition on Greek painter Yiannis Tsarouchis, in collaboration with the Benaki museum and the Y. Tsarouchis Foundation in Athens.

Cuba
Por la buena salud de los Museos
Los museos: Una opción maravillosa de entretenimiento y sabiduría
Los Museos: más que frías exposiciones

Czech Republic
Galerie Rudolfinum

Democratic Republic of the Congo
Congo-Kinshasa: A l'occasion de la journée internationale des musées

Ecuador
Día Internacional de los Museos

Eritrea
May 18, 2010 International Museum`s day was celebrated in Eritrea (National Museum of Eritrea)

Ethiopia
The Ethiopian Museums Support Association (EMSA) is a nationally registered non-governmental organisation established to assist and promote the museum sector in Ethiopia. It wil celebrate International Museum Day.

Finland
Museoviikko

France
La Nuit européenne des musées » Nuit des musées 2010
Musées des techniques et cultures comtoises
Une nuit au musée - La Réunion

Georgia
Events in Georgian Museums

Germany
Am 16. Mai 2010 ist Internationaler Museumstag
"Museumstag Wehr" Museumstag am 16. Mai in Wehr
Angebot beim Museumstag in Wehr am 16. Mai
Internationaler Museumstag Meeresmuseum Stralsund
Vielfältige Offerten zum 33. Internationalen Museumstag in Gera

Greece
In the frame of the “International Museum Day 2010” on the 18th of May 2010 the Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest will participate by organizing a series of events under the subtheme “Geodiversity – the other aspect of biodiversity”. The events will be: - Exhibition entitled “Biodiversity during the Tertiary: Fauna and Flora in the Aegean 20 million years ago - Exhibition entitled “Plants and tradition. The other aspect of biodiversity” A different exhibition created by the University of the Aegean - Projection of the documentary: “Biodiversity at the Northeast Aegean” - Educational activity “The Petrified Forest of Lesvos: A subtropical forest 20 million years old” – Interactive educational application.
Crete : 15 mai, nuit des musees; 18 mai, journee internationale des musees

Full list of events (in Greek)

Georgia
International Museum Day 2010

Guatemala
Mes de los Museos
Museo de la Universidad de San Carlos, -MUSAC
Celebre y disfrute el mes de los museos
Mayo: Un mes completo para visitar los museos

Honduras
De casa a museo: “Villa Roy”
IHAH celebra "Día Mundial de los Museos"

India
Children’s date with heritage; hundreds visit museums in Srinagar, Jammu on IMD
Children visit museums in J&K on International Museum Day
World Museum Day celebrations

Indonesia
Wear Batik, Free to Enter Museums in Jakarta

Iran
Home of Parvin Etesami becomes ICOM office in Tehran

Italy
18 maggio 2010. Giornata internazione dei musei
16. Mai: 44 Museen bieten Programm zum Welt-Museumstag
Giornata Internazionale dei Musei: eventi e porte aperte (16 maggio)
International Day of Museums at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia

Japan
Free admission

Kyrgyzstan
Anthropology Department at American University of Central Asia, AUCA Social Research Center and Center of Museum Initiatives NGO:
17 May - public lecture "Contemporary Kyrgyzstan: Revival of Culture in the times of changes?" by Uristanbek Shigaev, the director of Kyrgyz National State Museum by G.Aitiev
18 May - films about world museums for students and faculty of American University of Central Asia
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Lebanon
Byblos Bank, National Committee of ICOM to celebrate Museum Day

Luxembourg
Casino Luxembourg: Monday 17 May 2010 International day of museums. Free entrance
Journée Internationale des Musées: Vill Gedrécks an der Dréckerei (Expositions)
Mudam Luxembourg

Madagascar
Journée mondiale des musées : Marquée par une exposition à Antananarivo

Malaysia
Sabah hosts 2010 International Museum Day

Mauritania
Journée Internationale des Musées : Kane Hadya Mamadou plaide pour leur multiplication à l’intérieur du pays

Mauritius
Musées : muses délaissées

Mexico
Día Internacional de Los Museos
Journée et Nuit des musées à Mexico: une avalanche d’activités gratuites!

Moldavia
Nuit européenne des musées

Mongolia
Guide for museum day was distributed to 30 museums in the city and province.
 -National museum will organize 18 may special program for national costume “Deel”.
-Theatre museum is going to the school for a temporary museum exhibition, organize theatre play in museum and invite kinder garden children for a special program.
-Fine arts museum will organize an exhibition named “Decoration of the man”
- Choijin lama temple museum will organize “ Tsam dance mask” performance at the museum

Montenegro
Le Monténégro célébrera la VIème “Nuit Européenne des Musées” par des manifestations culturelles dans l’ensemble du pays
CULTURE – Journée internationale des musées

Morocco
Journée internationale des Musées : Visites guidées du musée virtuel à Rabat
Rappel 18 19 mai : journée internationale des musées : aussi au Maroc !
Journée internationale des Musées : Visites guidées du musée virtuel à Rabat

New Zealand
A World First Union Between Primeval Trees Brings Reciprocal Partnership Between Museums.
The Union between “Tane Mahuta” the ancient Kauri (Agathis australis”)  Waipoua Forest, in Northland New Zealand and “Jomon Sugi” (Cryptomeria japonica) Yakushima, Japan have brought together The Kauri Museum at Matakohe, New Zealand and the Yakusugi Museum on the island of Yakushima, Japan.  The two Museums have reciprocal exhibitions depicting the relationship that has developed between two cultures, while highlighting the importance of these ancient trees on a global scale and lifting the profile of each community.
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Who’s doing what for International Museum Day?
International museum day, Marlborough

Niger
Célébration du 33ème anniversaire de la Journée Internationale des Musées : "Musées pour l'harmonie sociale", thème de la Journée
La conservation des textiles dans les musées d’Afrique de l’Ouest examinée à Niamey

Nigeria
All set for International Museum Day : National Museum, Onikan, Lagos

Pakistan
Media role needed to promote museums in Pakistan

Peru
Turistas y pobladores podrán ingresar gratis este martes a los seis museos de Lambayeque

Philippines
Xavier University, Museo de Oro: The main feature of this day is the putting up of a day festival featuring indigenous dances of the Tinguian youth group from Abra province and the Matigsalug Manobo group from Bukidnon.  It follows the ICOM theme on "Museum for Social change" but we added "Peace'.  The concept is that the IPs from the north (Luzon) coming together with the IPs of Mindanao in building peace through the arts, Music, dances, and Culture.

Portugal
Museu da Ciência Coimbra
DIM no Porto

Romania
Balkan Museums Stay Open Late for Global Celebration 

Russia
International Museum Day
Galleries, Museums Free for Just a Day
15th of May in the framework of the ICOM “theme of the year” – Museums for social harmony in Moscow will start ICOM Russia program for Kids – “Museum routes”. It will be a huge game for kids from 1 till 11 years old. During this game participants (there will be about 5000 participants – a part of them will be children from the orphanage) will visit different museums of Moscow and Moscow region (35 museums at all). Every participant will have a playing field and a brochure and visiting museums, which participate in this program, and fulfilling some tasks (or answering on a question) they will receive stickers (every museum will have its own sticker) and stick them to the playing field. Finally they will receive a sort of comics. We will distribute this playing fields and brochures among participants of the festival “Little one’s masterpieces”, Museum artistic study groups and in the orphanage. The project will finish 15th of December and all the “winners” (persons who will gather all 35 stickers) will receive a ticket New Year’s Party in Museum. Participation is free.
From dusk til dawn
UNESCO World Heritage town of Samarkand marks the International Museum Day

Serbia
Balkan Museums Stay Open Late for Global Celebration 

Singapore
International Museum Day 2010 Open House
Singapore Museums Free For Students From June 2010

Slovakia
Múzeá a galérie otvoria svoje brány až do polnoci 15. mája

Slovenia
Activities in Slovenia

South Africa
Museums in Western Cape
Centre for Conservation Education, Wynberg: Let's Play Ball
Iziko celebrates International Museum Day
Go for Gold on museum day

Spain
Día internacional del museo 2010
IVAM conmemora el Día Internacional del Museo con exposiciones y actividades
Una veintena de museos y salas de Valladolid celebrará el 15 y 18 de mayo con puertas abiertas
El museo Sefardí celebrará la Noche de los Museos el próximo 15 de mayo
El Día Internacional de los Museos 2010, en busca de la armonía social
La capital se suma a los actos de la Semana Internacional de los Museos
Concurso de fotografía 2010 de la Biblioteca Nacional
El Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza celebra el Día Internacional de los Museos
MUSEA Magazine
El Museo apoyará la candidatura de las Icnitas a patrimonio de la humanidad
Los responsables navarros acusan la falta de una política museística en la Comunidad
Día Internacional de los Museos y la Noche Europea de los museos.
Museos en ¿crisis?
La entrega del Premio de las Artes Plásticas a Enric Mestre y talleres conmemoran el Día de los Museos
El MUVa y la Fundación Jiménez-Arellano Alonso, en el Día Internacional de los Museos
Celebración El Marco monta una orquesta para festejar el Día de los Museos
La Fundación Toledo se solidariza con Haití el Día de los Museos
Lo nunca visto de Piña
Morella celebra el Día Internacional de los Museos ofreciendo la entrada gratuita

Sri Lanka
The Department of National Museums, Sri Lanka has been arranged an education programme for the school students in North Region in Sri lanka to celebrate the International Museums Day. Here we are trying to make a path to peace and social harmony among the ethnic groups who are living in North and South.

Switzerland
Dimanche 16 mai 2010: Rendez-vous au musée
Journée internationale des musées : Enigme au Muséum
Plus de 180 musées suisses lancent une invitation pour le 16 mai
Convivialité et utopie dans les musées
Le musée, acteur de l'harmonie sociale

The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
Balkan Museums Stay Open Late for Global Celebration
 

Togo
Journée internationale des musées:  Archéologie dans la ville de Lomé : Relations entre les premières communautés de Lomé.

Turkey
Bodrum to mark Museum Day

Tunisia
Le mois du patrimoine, un événement national impliquant tous les Tunisiens
Réhabiliter les mémoires oubliées
Le musée du Bardo célèbre la journée internationale des musées

UAE
Host of activities to mark Museum Day

UK
Kilmartin House Museum
Museum of London to Unveil 20-million-pound Galleries of Modern London

USA
Museums in Erie County, Ohio
The Minneapolis Institute of Arts will be offering free admission to the regularly ticketed exhibition Until Now for International Museum Day. Until Now is an exhibition that is featuring various forms of artwork from 1960 to the present day from artists all around the world.
Celebrate Wisconsin Museums Week
International Museum Day in Phoenix
AAMD Museums Join in Celebration of International Museum Day on May 18th
Meadows Museum Celebrates International Museum Day with Free Admission
Carlos Museum to join in Association of Art Museum Directors Celebration of International Museum Day on May 18
Frick Announces Free Day in Conjuction with AAMD Museum Day 5/18
Milwakee Public Museum: Join the fun as the MPM celebrates International Museum Day on May 18
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, to Join Association of Art Museum Directors’ Celebration of International Museum Day
St. Martin’s Church opens for tour (Worcester County)
Oak Hill Celebrates International Museum Day
Rome celebrating history during National Tourism Week
Free Admission This Tuesday to Phila. Museum of Art
Harn Museum of Art joins in the celebration of International Museum Day, May 18
Flint Institute of Arts offers free admission for International Museum Day
BOGO Atlanta History Center | Free Carlos Museum admission | BOGO Center of Puppetry Arts | Free wine @ P.F. Chang’s
Art notes: Local museums offering free admissions
L.A. Times : Tuesday is International Museum Day
On Museum Day, Houston's museum minds turn to the city's cultural conference coup
Muhammad Ali Center to offer free admission on Thursday night

Uzbekistan
INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM OF PEACE AND SOLIDARITY

Venezuela
Más de 280 personas firman carta en apoyo a los museos
Rechazan traslado de las colecciones museísticas a depósito de la GAN

Vietnam
Asia’s treasures on display in Hanoi

Zambia
Livingstone Museum

 

 



 
 
   
Updated: 21 May 2010