International Museum Day 2022
International Museum Day is celebrated every year on 18 May.
The theme for International Museum Day-2022 is: The Power of Museums
This day was established by the International Council of Museums (ICOM) in 1977.
ICOM is a membership association and a non-governmental organization that establishes professional and ethical standards for museum activities.
It is the only global organization in the field of ‘Museums’. It was established in the year 1946 and is headquartered in Paris, France.
ICOM acts as a network of museum professionals (more than 40,000 members in more than 138 countries).
Article 49 of the Constitution of India to protect monuments, places and objects of artistic or historical interest declared to be of national importance.
Source – The Hindu