Yerevan State University Ijevan Branch

OUR STUDENTS VISITED YEREVAN MUSEUMS ON THE OCCASION OF THE INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM DAY

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On May 18, 2019, on the occasion of the International Museum Day, YSUIB SSS and Student Council organized study visits to a number of museums of Yerevan.

 24 students from all faculties visited Mother Armenia Military Museum, Middle East Museum of Art, Art and Literature Museum, State Historical Museum of Armenia, National Gallery of Armenia.

 The students got acquainted with interesting illustrations of various spheres of art, permanent and temporary exhibitions, practically strengthening their theoretical knowledge.

Each year since 1977, ICOM has organised International Museum Day, which represents a unique moment for the international museum community.

The objective of International Museum Day (IMD) is to raise awareness of the fact that, “Museums are an important means of cultural exchange, enrichment of cultures and development of mutual understanding, cooperation and peace among peoples.” Organised on 18 May each year or around this date, the events and activities planned to celebrate International Museum Day can last a day, a weekend or an entire week. IMD was celebrated for the first time 40 years ago. All around the world, more and more museums participate in International Museum Day. Last year, more than 37,000 museums participated in the event in about 158 countries and territories.