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International Museum Day

Established on May 18, 1977 by the International Council of Museums, International Museum Day was, according to their website…

“Established to raise awareness about the fact that, “Museums are an important means of cultural exchange, enrichment of cultures and development of mutual understanding, cooperation and peace among peoples.”  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.

The 2023 theme is “Museums, Sustainability and Well Being.” Here's what's going on around Miami on Thursday, May 18:

Lowe Art Museum
1301 Stanford Dr., Coral Gables
Noon to 12:30 p.m.
Tola Porter, PhD the Museum's Educator for Academic and Public Programs will lead a 30-minute interactive engagement with two works of art. Register here.

Photography by Michael Del Riego

Culture Crawl on Miami Beach
6-9 p.m.
Here's a great way to celebrate International Museum Day. Spend the night hopping on and off a trolley and make stops at Wolfsonian FIU and The Bass plus visit the Holocaust Memorial Museum. Read all about it here.

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