Museum Current Affairs, GK & News

Museum  Current Affairs, GK & News

2019 edition of International Museum Day (IMD)

The International Museum Day (IMD) is observed every year on May 18 to raise awareness about the importance of museums as means of cultural exchange, enrichment of cultures and development of mutual understanding, cooperation and peace among peoples. The 2019 theme is ‘Museums as Cultural Hubs: The Future of Tradition’.

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The state-of-the-art National Museum of Indian Cinema (NMIC) inaugurated in Mumbai

On 19th January, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the National Museum of Indian Cinema (NMIC) in Mumbai, Maharshtra. The state-of-the-art Museum has been built at a cost of over Rs 140 crore. The objective of the Museum is to take its visitors through an absorbing journey of over a century of Indian cinema in a ..

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Ministry of Railways launches Mission Satyanishtha on ethics in public governance for its employees

In first of its kind event held by any government organization, the Indian Railways launched a program “Mission Satyanishtha” on ethics in public governance for its employees at National Rail Museum in New Delhi on July 27. The aim of the program is to sensitize all railway employees about the need to adhere to good ..

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2018 International Museum Day (IMD)

The International Museum Day (IMD) is observed every year on May 18 to raise awareness of the fact that, “Museums are an important means of cultural exchange, enrichment of cultures and development of mutual understanding, cooperation and peace among peoples”. The 2018 theme is “Hyperconnected museums: New approaches, new publics”.

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Jatan and Darshak

Centre for Development for Advanced Computing (C-DAC), Pune, has developed a software named “Jatan” that is set to revolutionise museum experience. The objective was to make a digital imprint of all the objects preserved in museums. It will help researchers, curators and also people interested in the field. C-DAC also developed Darshak is  a mobile-based ..

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