ICOM lauds performance of Imam Reza Museum during coronavirus pandemic
Monday , 02/08/2021 - 12:50
ICOM lauds performance of Imam Reza Museum during coronavirus pandemic
The International Council of Museums (ICOM), under the supervision of UNESCO, has lauded performance of Imam Reza Museum for displaying works during the coronavirus pandemic in cyberspace and for facilitating public access to the museum.

Referring to the activities of the museum during the pandemic, Hoj. Jalal Hosseini, the head of Astan Quds Razavi’s Libraries, Museums and Documents Organization stated, “This museum, in line with the international slogan of museums in 2020 “museums are alive” was appreciated by ICOM for communication with the public through cyberspace.”
Signing a MoU with centers such as ICOM, Iran’s Ministry of Cultural Heritage and exchanging draft agreements with major museums abroad, including Russian Armitage, Qatari Islamic Art, Berlin and the Louvre in France were among other achievements of the AQR museums in 2020.
In the field of restoration, this organization has succeeded in restoring 100,000 objects, which is a big leap in this regard compared to last year.
“The new book repositories of the Razavi Central Library, with an area of about 9,000 square meters have been prepared, and so far, nearly half a million printed sources have been already sent, and the rest are on their way,” Hosseini said.
He pointed to the knowledge courier plan as another activity of AQR Central Library in order to facilitate the provision of services to its audience adding that by subscribing, members in Mashhad can order books by phone or social media and receive them at home.            

 

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