International Museum Day 2016

Museums exist to keep and display works of art, documents or other objects. It is a museum’s role to be an organization devoted to historical and educational purposes, encouraging art and the preservation of antiquities.

As per the ICOM Code of Ethics for Museums, museums are responsible for preserving and promoting this heritage. Visiting museums on International Museum Day is a sure way to participate in celebrating thousand years of heritage and culture.

The theme for International Museum Day 2016 is Museums and Cultural Landscapes.

Museums and Cultural Landscapes

To reflect on the theme, museums responsible for their landscapes, asking them to contribute knowledge and expertise and take an active role in their management and upkeep. The primary mission of museums is to oversee heritage, whether it be inside or outside their walls.

Museums and Cultural Landscapes at IAMM will highlight on:

– Learn About Geometric Pattern
– Conservation Investigation (CSI) Corner
– IAMM’s Photo Booth
– Traditional Games
– Qasidah Performance
– Arabic Calligraphy Demonstration
– Art & Craft Corner
– Storytelling
– Games & Puzzles
– Meet the Little Artist!
– Creative Art Corner (Batik, Tile, Plate, Bag and T-Shirt )

* Minimum charges apply for these activities.

Free admission to Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia on 18th May 2016 (Wednesday) from 10.00am – 5.30pm

For more information, kindly email to or call the Education Department at 03-2270 5111 / 5136 / 5101/ 5103

* Kindly make your advance booking for school/institution groups.