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International Day for Monuments and Sites

  Celebrated yearly on April 18th, the International Day for Monuments and Sites¬† encourages local communities and individuals throughout the world to consider the importance of cultural heritage to their lives and to promote awareness of its diversity and vulnerability and the efforts required to protect and conserve it. Sharing stories through heritage sites is […]

Museum Studies Resources

  The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum,¬†often referred to as The Guggenheim, opened on October 21, 1959 at 1071 Fifth Avenue on the corner of East 89th Street in the Upper East Side neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City. The building was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, though both Guggenheim and Wright would die before the […]

Celebrating International Museum Day

  Today is International Museum Day!   Every year since 1977, International Museum Day is coordinated by the International Council of Museums (ICOM) and organised worldwide around May 18. This day is an occasion to raise awareness on how important museums are in the development of society.   The event highlights a specific theme each […]