Museum of Islamic Art in Doha to Reopen in October
One of the most important museums in the Middle East, the Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) in Doha, is due to reopen on October 5, 2022, following the “reimagination and reinstallation of its permanent collection galleries”, say museum officials in a statement.
German Meissen Porcelain Exhibition Opens at Changzhou Museum
On August 30, 2022, exhibition titled The Gorgeousness of Porcelain: Meissen Porcelain Collection of Museum of Modern Ceramic Art, Gifu opened to the public at the Changzhou Museum.
“Maritime Silk Route·The Harmony of Xiangjiang River” Exhibition Opens
On August 29, 2022, Maritime Silk Route·The Harmony of Xiangjiang River: Exhibition on Treasures of Foreign Exchanges from Xiangjiang River Basin during Han and Tang Dynasties opened at the Tongguan Kiln Museum in Changsha.
Dubai becomes ICOM flag-bearer to host International Council of Museums General Conference 2025
Dubai has officially begun its journey as the host of the 27th International Council of Museums (ICOM) General Conference 2025 after formally receiving the flag from Prague, the host city of the 2022 edition of the conference.
The Palace Museum Launches Taihe Scholar Fellowship Program
The Palace Museum in Beijing held a press conference to officially launch the Taihe Scholar Fellowship Program on August 29, 2022, recruiting visiting scholars from abroad, and at the same time selecting scholars from the Palace Museum to study abroad to enhance cross-border cultural dialogues and m...
The 9th Chinese Exposition of Museums and Relevant Products and Technologies Opens in Zhengzhou
On September 1, 2022, the 9th Chinese Exposition of Museums and Relevant Products and Technologies (hereinafter referred to as “the MPT EXPO”) grandly opened at Zhengzhou International Convention and Exhibition Centre.
ICOM Announces New Museum Definition
A new museum definition was voted by representatives of national committees, international committees, and affiliated organizations. The result of a new Executive Board (2022-2025) has also been released.
“The Power of Museums”: 26th ICOM General Conference Opens
On August 22th, 2022, the 26th ICOM General Conference officially opened at the Prague Congress Center. The event is held in a hybrid format and will continue until August 28th.
On August 19, 2022, the exhibition "Silk and Silk Road" opened in Prague, capital of the Czech Republic.
“East and West on The Maritime Silk Road” Exhibition Staged in Xi’an, China
On July 15, the special exhibition “East and West on The Maritime Silk Road” opened at Xi’an Qujiang Museum of Fine Arts.
“Tea and Five Elements” Exhibition Opens at Russia’s State Museum of Oriental Art
On August 10, 2022, the State Museum of Oriental Art in Russia held the exhibition Tea and Five Elements to commemorate 500th birthday of Sen no Rikyū, founder of Japanese tea ceremony (chanoyu).
Exhibition "Illuminations from Oman" Opens in Aleppo, Syria
On July 29, 2022, the National Museum of Oman inaugurated the exhibition Illuminations from Oman at the National Museum of Aleppo.