“Museum Night” – is an annual event to mark the International Day of Museums. In museums, visitors are waiting one day exhibitions, concerts, performances, unusual tours, unexpected master classes, theatrical performances and competitions.
May 16 in Europe celebrate the holiday – Night of Museums. In 1997, in Berlin, the idea to organize a “long night of museums”, which later became the traditional act of museums in Europe. The idea is simple: once a year, museums in the world opened at seven o’clock in the evening before, and offer the most incredible program. Conduct “Night of Museums” decided in the spring, as the May 18 International Museum Day, celebrated since 1978.
Long Night of Museums “is not just a display of historical, archaeological or pictorial collections, this unique theatrical, recreational and cultural action. One of the fundamental objectives of the action – make the people, attract and motivate the cultural heritage of museums. But while” Night of Museums "is always informal. “Museum Night” is an initiative of the Ministry of Culture and Communication of France to raise the cultural level of today’s youth.
During the campaign leading museums of Russia and Europe are open after sunset and take visitors at night. In Krasnodar will take action for the third time. In 2006, the Art Museum first in the South of Russia responded to the call of the European museum community to participate in this action and enthusiasts gathered supporting the museum, around this unique action. Among the participants – the recognized masters, young artists, students and students of art schools. Photos from the night of museums in 2009 .