Usually the “Intermuseum” brings together museums from all over the country and from foreign countries in Moscow “Manezh”. Each art institutions own stand, where it shows all new and unique, what is happening there. For the art community it’s a chance to test cutting-edge developments in the field, for example, Museum lighting. In addition, the festival will feature discussions on exciting art environment. But this year, for obvious reasons, the festival moved to the online format. And yet he will be held and will bring together nearly 400 of the museums. First digital international festival of museums “Intermuseum–2020” will be held from 27 to 29 may.

the Main theme of the festival this year was the 75th anniversary of the Victory. “Guardians of peace” – as formulated by its organizers. Today, when there’s not much left of the living participants and witnesses of world war II, museums have to preserve for posterity the memory and artifacts of that terrible moment in human history that cannot be repeated. They remind us how unsteady and important world. Museums-the participants prepared a virtual stand, where will demonstrate their work on the preservation and restoration of cultural heritage during hostilities, and to preserve the memory about the great Patriotic war. A virtual exhibition will be available not only during the festival, and by the end of 2020.

the Main events of the three days forum will feature a discussion on a virtual platform. Here I will discuss relevant Museum activities topics such as safety, work with funds, research projects, archaeological expeditions, information technology and much more. A special place at the festival is the children’s program. For the young audience their expositions and virtual events produced museums from Austria, USA, Italy, UK, Netherlands, Hungary, Slovenia, Israel and other countries.

In poslednii day of the festival will be summed up the Museum of the competition, the finalists of which were 20 projects from 18 museums. Now in each of the four categories – “Educational activities, “research work”, “Interregional cooperation”, “Working with special audiences” – selected five best projects. The jury, which this year is headed by the Director of the State Pushkin Museum Yevgeny Bogatyrev, will announce the winners on the last day of the festival on may 29.