Steven Huang

Happy International Museum Day

Blog Post created by Steven Huang on May 18, 2020

Happy International Museum Day

 

International Museum Day, in my opinion, is like the MET Gala but for museums around the world. Every year, museums plan for events and activities to promote the theme of the year: this year’s theme is “Museums for Equality: Diversity and Inclusion”¹. 

 

Want to learn more about what museums from around the world are doing

Click here to see what museums from around the world are doing on this day/week: https://livemap.getwemap.com/iframe.php?emmid=12548&token=45DMVKFY0FBGF93I788OQ63HQ#/search@43.7014420,7.2784980,2.00

 

Below are some events that I think are interesting. In addition,I have also included a webinar that Macmillan had hosted on how to make your online classroom more inclusive.

 

The George Washington Museum and The Textile Museum, ‘Kindred Spirits: Artists Hilda Wilkinson Brown and Lilian Thomas Burwell’: https://museum.gwu.edu/virtual-cinema-kindred-spirits

 

Canadian Museum for Human Rights, “Short films, a live presentation” https://humanrights.ca/event/short-films-a-live-presentation

 

Macmillan Learning, “5 Ways to Make Your Online Classroom More Inclusive” https://community.macmillan.com/events/1477-webinar-5-ways-to-make-your-online-classroom-more-inclusiveWebinar: 5 Ways to Make Your Online Classroom More Inclusive

 

Interested in taking a virtual tour of museums? Google lets you take a virtual tour of some of the most iconic museums from around the world: https://artsandculture.google.com/story/10-top-museums-you-can-explore-right-here-right-now/igKSKBBnEBSGKg

 

1. International Council of Museums, "The theme 2020 – Museums for Equality: Diversity and Inclusion", The theme 2020 - Museums for Equality: Diversity and Inclusion - IMD - IMD 

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