A guide to Beijing museums on Int'l Museum Day
Updated: 2016-05-17 14:39
International Museum Day falls on tomorrow. Have you planned a museum visit yet? With the theme of "Museums and Cultural Landscapes", there will be a series of activities to celebrate the day.
According to the Beijing Municipal Administration of Cultural Heritage, 97 museums will open to the public for free on that day, and 91 theme activities will be held in Beijing. Here are some recommendations selected from those.
A painting, among the 36 most precious treasures of the museum, is on display at a press conference for the upcoming Int'l Museum Day. [Photo/cri.cn]
The Capital Museum
The museum will put forward a "Museum Night" event in collaboration with Beijing Volunteer Federation. Tomorrow night the museum will keep all its exhibition halls open and invite over 1,000 volunteers from all walks of life to experience the night tour in the museum. Besides, the museum will also have interactive activities including oracle bookmark making, and writing on bamboo slips.
As May 18 also marks the 10th anniversary of its new museum building, it plans events to reward its followers on Weibo, and will send books to its readers who share their memories of the museum online.