Activities in Hoi An to celebrate the International Museum Day on May 18, 2020


        With the theme “Museums for Equality: Diversity and Inclusion”, the International Council of Museums (ICOM) honors the diversity of perspectives that make up the communities and personnel of museums. 

       One of ICOM’s major goal is “empower diversity and inclusion in cultural institutions”.  However, during the pandemic and social distancing period, ICOM has also provided guidance to museums to promote the creativity and value of the collections by utilising social media. Therefore, Hoi An Museum introduced artifacts on Facebook (Bảo tàng Hội An) and website ( Hoi An Museum staffs conducted preservation of ceramic artifacts, completed scientific records of artifacts collections. To celebrate the International Museum Day 2020, Hoi An Museum will plan an exhibition of “Boats in the life of Hoi An people” at Hoi An Museum of Folklore (No.33 Nguyen Thai Hoc street).  

Le Thi Tuan

Source: Hoi An Center for Cultural Heritage Management and Preservation