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May 2, 2023

International Museum Day 2023: Sustainability and Wellbeing Meeting

Date: 2 May 2023


International Museum Day 2023

Sustainability and Wellbeing


The International Museum Day is an annual ICOM event to raise awareness about the role of museums in society. This year’s International Museum Day with its theme Sustainability and Wellbeing highlights the crucial role that museums play in promoting sustainable development and improving people’s wellbeing. Museums have an important role to play in raising awareness about environmental issues, promoting sustainable practices, and preserving cultural heritage for future generations. They can also contribute to promoting mental and emotional wellbeing by providing spaces for reflection, learning, and social interaction.


By focusing on sustainability and wellbeing, the IMD 2023 aims to encourage museums to think about their impact on the environment and society, and to explore innovative ways to promote sustainability and wellbeing through their collections, exhibitions, and programs. This includes initiatives such as reducing carbon footprint, promoting renewable energy, supporting local communities, and fostering inclusivity and diversity. It provides an important opportunity to celebrate the contributions of museums to society and to reflect on how they can continue to promote sustainability and wellbeing in the years to come.



ICOM SEE kindly invites you to an online event dedicated to IMD 2023.

Wednesday, 24 May 2023, 14.00—16.00 CET

Join us online with the ZOOM link:

Meeting ID: 883 9949 7040

Or download invitation link here.



Programme (download PDF):

Alenka Černelič Krošelj, ICOM SEE Chair:

Welcome speech and introduction

Dr. Kaja Širok, ICOM Executive Board Member:

Museums, heritage preservation and responsible policies of sustainability


Ole Winther:

The Implementation of the Strategic Plan


Activities of ICOM SEE members on IMD – short reports

Announcement of Annual Conference ICOM SEE



Sincerely Yours

Alenka Černelič Krošelj


+386 31 342 252

Posavski muzej Brežice, Slovenia