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“Intermuseum-2016” is a City of Museums

19.05.2016

Taking part in the XVIII International festival “Intermuseum”, which took part on May 13–16, in Moscow, enabled the Museum-Reserve of M.A.Sholokhov to attract attention of the wide public to the museum collection and exhibitions, to present its new projects and exchange the experience with colleagues.

During the four days the unique cultural area of the festival, which embraced over 300 museums of Russia and foreign countries, became a kind of a great city of museums. This year forum was themed “Boundless Museum. Social Mission of the Museum in the Area of the Intercultural Dialogue”.

Traditionally, the structure of the “Intermuseum” included exhibitions presenting different museums, a contest program, business and cultural events. Besides the professional program, there was developed a children’s program, which was performed at two sites. For the first time at the “Intermuseum” there worked a cinema hall, family master-class area and an artistic studio.

This festival paid a special attention to the availability of the museum area for disabled people.

The section of the Museum-Reserve of M.A.Sholokhov attracted lots of visitors. Many of the guests tried to write with an old pen following the old calligraphy samples, tried themselves in the role of horsemen and were photographed on horseback of a steed.

For the 18 years the “Intermuseum” has firmly established in the status of the most important event in the museum calendar of Russia. It serves the development of Russian museums, attracts attention of the society to their problems and achievements, form the idea about the traditions and new museum business technologies. Besides, it is a unique platform for the experience exchange and an impetus for new creative projects.

Marina Debur