Activities of International Museum Day, Macao 2013

To celebrate the World Telecommunications and Information Society Day and International Museum Day, visitors can enjoy free entrance at the Communications Museum from May 17 to 19 (Friday to Sunday). Seminars of International Museum Day, Macao 2013
Museums (Memory + Creativity) = Social Change is the theme of the International Museum Day 2013, given by the International Council of Museums (ICOM). Communications Museums will organize the "Seminars of International Museum Day 2013" on May 2 and 3, at the auditorium of the museum as the prelude to celebrate the International Museum Day of the year. In addition to the first seminar for museum professionals, the second seminar will be free of charge for the general public, educators and secondary students. The open seminar is co-organized with the Education & Youth Bureau and it is recognized as a Training Program for Educators. Museum professionals and scholars from Hong Kong, Beijing and Singapore are invited to share their views on hot topics of museums with the audience. In the first seminar for museum professionals on May 2, Ms. LAU Lesley, Ph.D., Chief Curator of the Art Promotion Office in Hong Kong and Ms. HUI Jeremy, Curator of the Hong Kong Heritage Museum will talk about The new Oil Street Artspace of Hong Kong and Bruce Lee Exhibition: Cross boundaries' interpretation and presentation respectively. For the public seminar held in the afternoon of May 3, Mr. LIM Tit Meng, Ph.D., Chief Executive of the Science Centre Singapore will talk about Science centres and museums inspire future creativity through past and present innovations, Mr. WANG Yusheng, Ph.D., Vice Chairman of the Beijing Association for Science and Technology will talk about Science – Yesterday, today and tomorrow, and Mr. AN Laishun, Ph.D., Member of the Executive Council of the International Council of Museums (ICOM) will talk about Museums: Cultural institutes coming downstairs from their ivory towers. Macao International Museum Day Fair, 2013
Communications Museum is going to participate in the Macao International Museum Day Fair at the Tap Seac Square on May 5 (Sunday). During the event, visitors can play the interactive games "Standing Wave" as well as join the workshops "Fragrant Stamps" and "The Fun of Sound & Wind Music". Family participants are welcome to join these two workshops which are free of charge and will be held in rotation every 30 minutes. You can make your unique products and also win free coupons of the Museum. International Museum Day Postcard Macao Post will issue a commemorative postcard with circulation from May 2 to 18, and provide commemorative cancellation service for stamp collectors at the same period. Service timetable and location:
- 02-18/05/2013 (Tuesday to Sunday), 9:00am - 5:30pm, at Communications Museum;
- 05/05/2013 May 5 (Sunday), 9:00am - 12:30am at Communications Museum, 2:00pm - 6:00pm at Tap Seac Square.

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