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Xi'an to launch museum month activity series

Updated: May 13, 2024 Print
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The main event of Xi'an's International Museum Day celebrations will kick off at the Xi'an Museum on May 17, marking the beginning of the city's 2024 museum month activities, which will run until May 31.

Xi'an's main event will feature the opening ceremony for the Armenian Cultural Treasures in the 18th-19th Centuries exhibition, a signing ceremony for museum-school collaborations, the launch event for several integrated overseas service platforms, and the awarding of new museum licenses in Xi'an.

These activities will also include museum education projects, intangible cultural heritage displays, cultural and creative product exhibitions, and interactive experiences.

Xi'an's 2024 museum month will include four major activity series. The first will include 19 specialized lectures, comprising eight historical lectures, one on red culture, seven on popular science, two on intangible cultural heritage, and one on art.

Renowned scholars will be invited to deliver keynote lectures, while other experts will conduct specialized lectures on relics, history, art, and other related topics at various museums throughout the city.

The second series will feature 33 thematic exhibitions, including 10 historical exhibitions, two on red culture, four on popular science, three on intangible cultural heritage, and 14 on art.

Additionally, the third series will consist of 79 educational activities, with 41 focused on historical events, seven on red culture, 18 on popular science, eight on intangible cultural heritage, and five on art. These activities aim to fully leverage the educational function of museums, while also enhancing the effective provision of high-quality cultural services.

The fourth series will involve 48 thematic promotional events, including 22 on historical events, two on red culture, 14 on popular science, four on intangible cultural heritage, and six on art.

These museum month activities will be widely promoted throughout the city in various forms, such as online exhibitions, online education, and mobile museums in shopping malls.

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