International Museum Day 2023 : 18th May

International Museum Day, observed on 18 May 2023, with the objective of promoting cultural exchange, enhancing diverse cultures and increasing recognition for the important role they play in promoting mutual understanding, cooperation and peace among different communities works. The day, as stated by the International Council of Museums, aims to raise awareness of the importance of museums as important platforms for promoting global harmony and development.

Theme :

The theme of the Day in 2023 “Museums, Sustainability, and Well-being.”

History :

International Museum Day (IMD) has a rich history that dates back to 1977. It was established by the International Council of Museums (ICOM), an organization dedicated to promoting the role of museums in society. Initially, IMD was observed on 18 May every year.

Qns : Which of the following is the purpose of International Museum Day?

(A) Cultural exchange and cooperation
(B) Well-being and fitness
(C) Scientific research and innovation
(D) Political activism and social justice

Answer : (A) Cultural exchange and cooperation

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