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January 25, 2019

The future of tradition continues in ICOM Kyoto 2019

International Museum Day, which will tackle the same theme as the ICOM General Conference Kyoto 2019, will kick off the global conversation on the role  of museums as cultural hubs and the future of tradition. This triannual event has become a worldwide reputed hub for exchange about the topical issues museums tackle today, as well as the most innovative solutions. Early bird registrations are available until April 30th.

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