Join the celebration of Museums and Galleries Month this October!
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Pursuant to Presidential Proclamation No. 798 s. 1991, the month of October of every year is Museums and Galleries Month. The event is in recognition of the need to arouse the national consciousness pride in our rich culture and national identity, expressed in all media of art and culture, historical and religious artifacts.
The theme “Showcasing Cultural Diversity for Development and Peace” acknowledges the role of museums and galleries in promoting respect for cultural diversity which is a vital component of development and peace and in building a high trust and resilient Philippine society.
- To preserve, enrich, and create a dynamic evolution of a Filipino national culture based on the principle of unity in diversity in a climate of free artistic and intellectual expression;
- To arouse the national consciousness and pride in our rich culture and national identity, expressed in all media of art and culture, historical and religious artifacts;
- MGM Calendar inclusive of activities by cultural agencies, schools, local government units, missions abroad, and civil society organizations;
- Museum and gallery related activities such as lecture demonstrations, conferences, and exhibits in declared cultural and historical sites, museums, and galleries;
- Free admission to cultural and historical museums and galleries;
- Online Advocacy: A daily dose of museum and gallery facts to be uploaded in the NCCA social networking sites to spread information, raise awareness, and encourage the people to appreciate the value of museums and galleries
- A compilation of photo quotes taken from the messages of the President, Vice President, Senate President, House Speaker, and Chief Justice for the Museums and Galleries Month 2018.
- Announcement of Museums and Galleries Month Celebration in Flag Raising Ceremony of Government Offices (October).
- Installation of MGM Streamers in government offices. | Download MGM streamer design (psd file)
- Distribution of MGM posters in partner agencies and institutions.
- Request for a message from the President, Vice President, Senate President, House Speaker, and the Chief Justice for the MGM Celebration.
- Issuance of memorandum circulars by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), Department of Education (DepEd), Commision on Higher Education (CHED), Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), National Library of the Philippines and Civil Service Commission (CSC).
DOWNLOAD: MGM 2018 Calendar of Activities
Agencies/LGUs organizing their own Museums and Galleries Month 2018 activities are also requested to send the following information to [email protected] for inclusion in the MGM 2018 Calendar of events:
Host Agency / LGU Name:
Date and time:
Venue (exact location):
Contact details in case of public queries
For inquiries, please contact Ms. Eileen Rudi of the Cultural Heritage Section at Tel. No. (02) 5272192 loc. 339 or email: [email protected].