Posted by: mbconsulting | May 17, 2010

Romania – The Night of Museums

The night of 15 to May 16 was the sixth edition of “European Night of Museums” event to which Romania is party. More information were available here.

The event, initiated by the Ministry of Culture and Communication of France in 2005, enjoyed in 2010 for the sixth consecutive year, the patronage of the Council of Europe Secretary General and the patronage of UNESCO, for the second consecutive year .

On the night of May 15, 2010, in Bucharest and in some locations from the countries the museums were opened during the night and awaited for visitors to exhibitions, performances of music, dance, theater and film screenings and special events interactive. It was an event that combines the culture, education, diversity and tourism.

The list of museums opened in Bucharest:
National Museum of Art
National Museum of Contemporary Art
National Museum of Geology
National Museum of George Enescu
Peasant Museum
National Museum of Romanian Literature
National Military Museum “King Ferdinand I”
National Village Museum “Dimitrie Gusti
National Museum of Old Maps and Book
Bucharest Museum
Romanian National History Museum

In the country, there were opened:

Arad Museum Complex
Botosani County Museum
Natural Sciences Museum Complex Constanta
ASTRA National Museum Complex
Muresenilor House Museum Brasov
Art Museum Brasov
Museums Babes-Bolyai University in Cluj-Napoca
Art Museum Cluj
National Museum of Transylvanian History
Deva Museum of Dacian and Roman Civilization
Museum Golesti viticulture and fruit growing
Arges County Museum
National Museum of Union of Alba Iulia
Corvin Castle Hunedoara
Iasi Moldova National Museum Complex
Teleorman County Museum
Oil Museum of Ploiesti
Prahova County Natural Sciences Museum
History Museum of Sighisoara
National Museum of Eastern Carpathians (St. George)
Natural Sciences Museum Complex Galati
National Museum Complex Targoviste Royal Court

Discovery and awareness of cultural values, increase access to culture by opening the gates of museums is already met, quantifiable year by the growing number of visitors and participating institutions, which, combined, give a real event and the European Community dimension, exceeding the geographical and temporal boundaries.

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