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ICOM makes its Expo debut with European museums

ICOM makes its Expo debut with European museums

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The ICOM World Expo Programme begins with the Month of Europe. From 1 - 31 May, European museums will be presented through a month-long exhibition and various activities.

What’s New

ICOM International Committee for Education and Cultural Action (CECA) will host events at the ICOM Pavilion over a period of six months. In May, two specialists from Italy will entertain and teach the young public through lively activities. Families and the young public will have an opportunity to get to know European cultures.
May 2 & 3 (11.00 - 12.00): “Eating with the Romans” (6-8 year-olds) where ancient Roman snacks will be prepared.
May 2 & 3 (14.00 - 15.00): “Discovering Gods and Goddesses” (8-10 year-olds) and paint your own Gods and Goddesses.
May 2 & 3 (15.30 - 16.30): “The Wheel of Culture” (10-12 year-olds) will test your knowledge of Europe.
May 2 & 3 (17.00 - 18.00): “Roman Life” (10-12 year-olds) will dress you up as Romans!

Focus on the Temporary Exhibition
Louvre Museum, Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Rietberg Museum Zurich, Cité des sciences et de l’industrie, Paris, Hermitage Museum of Saint-Petersburg… Museums in Europe exhibit their diversity through
their collections, professions and locations. By collaborating with the biggest museums in Europe, ICOM has prepared a full month of exhibitions on social, cultural, economic, environmental and technological developments in European museums.