International Museum Day 2022: Museums help preserve and promote our cultural heritage, are a good source of entertainment, and are a storehouse of ancient artifacts, sculptures, objects, history, etc. In addition, museums help in research and study; they are the main attraction for tourists and a good source of knowledge. Every year, International Museum Day is celebrated on May 18. According to ICOM, in 2021, more than 37,000 museums participated in the event in around 158 countries and territories.
Revisit Malgudi Days at the Malgudi Museum!
Recall fond memories of Swami and his friends from Malgudi times at the newly opened Malgudi Museum at Arasalu Station under the Mysuru Division of SWR.
For more fun, a cafe named “Malgudi Chai” has also been opened.#RailMuseum#IMD2022 pic.twitter.com/IEwR5YLwyL
— Ministry of Railways (@RailMinIndia)
May 18, 2022
Peek into the pages of history as you browse the unique museums of Gujarat.
On this International Museum Day, let’s take a walk through the preserved, secure heritage in different parts of the state that plays a vital role in shaping our culture. pic.twitter.com/az0bVSe2xf
— Gujarat Tourism (@GujaratTourism)
May 18, 2022
#InternationalMuseumDay is observed on May 18 to raise awareness of the challenges facing museums and raise public awareness of the role museums play in the development of society. (1/2) pic.twitter.com/bbFgEFB1MF
— Mauvin Godinho (@MauvinGodinho)
May 18, 2022
Museums teach us about our past and open our minds to new ideas that lead us to build a better future. This year, as we celebrate #InternationalMuseumDaylet’s focus on providing lifelong learning opportunities for all, as they help shape an informed and engaged society. pic.twitter.com/AzumVK575g
— Dr. Pramod Sawant (@DrPramodPSawant)
May 18, 2022
International Museum Day 2022: theme
The theme for International Museum Day 2022 is “The Power of Museums”. Museums have the power to transform the world around us. They teach us about the past and open our minds to new ideas and incomparable places of discovery.
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International Museum Day 2022: Quotes
1. “Visiting a museum is a search for beauty, truth and meaning in our lives. Go to museums as often as you can. – Maira Kalman
2. “The best introduction to art is to walk through a museum. The more works of art you see, the more you will learn to define your own taste. -Jeanne Franck
3. “This is not a museum. This is not a place of artifacts; it is a place of ideas. – Jeanie Kahnke
4. “Real museums are places where time turns into space.” -Orhan Pamuk
5. “Museums should be places where questions are raised, not just where things are shown.” -William Thorsell
6. “I want to make Impressionism an art as solid as that of museums.” – Paul Cézanne
7. “The main purpose of the Museum is to help people appreciate, understand and use the visual arts of our time.” -Alfred H. Barr, Jr.
8. “The most fundamental task of any museum must be the protection of the culturally significant works entrusted to it for the edification and enjoyment of future generations.” – Martin Filler
9. “The main function of the museum has been to serve as a pedestal on which a clique of socialites pose as patrons of the arts.” -Albert C. Barnes
10. “In Italian museums you sometimes find small painted screens that the priest held in front of the faces of the condemned to hide the scaffold from them.” – Albert Camus
International Museum Day 2022: wishes and messages
1. Museums take us back in history and teach us more about it than anything else. I wish you International Museum Day.
2. Celebrate International Museum Day by understanding and appreciating all those who created these libraries of history.
3. Museums are a path to history and tradition! Happy International Museum Day!
4. Museums are a place of learning and connection. Best wishes on the occasion of International Museum Day!
5. A visit to the museum is a must on International Museum Day! Let’s learn and explore more!
6. Museums take us to times we haven’t seen and give us a glimpse of that life…. Best wishes on the occasion of International Museum Day.
7. If you want to teach history to your children, museums are the best place to start their learning…. Happy International Museum Day!
8. Wishing a very happy International Museum Day to celebrate this day by visiting more and more museums to learn more and more about heritage, culture and history.
9. A museum is a center where nothing has been lost, only rediscovered. Museums are an exhibition of this art kept alive. Happy International Museum Day!
10. The main role of the Museum is to help individuals appreciate, understand and use the visual specialties of recent memory. Happy International Museum Day!
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