Owners of private museums signed the Charter of the Association of Private Museums of Russia.
The Charter was signed on September 24, 2020 at the World Calligrahy Museum as a part of the conference “Private Museums 2020. Tretyakovs of the XXI Century”. Its signature became another step in the development of the work of the Association.
The Association of Private Museums of Russia was established in 2018 on the initiative of the World Calligraphy Museum (Moscow) and the Sokolniki museum and educational centre. The association aims to promote the preservation and enhancement of the cultural and historical heritage of the Russian Federation and to protect the interests of museums and their employees. Today it unites about 500 private museums from all over Russia from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky to Kaliningrad.
By signing the Charter, the owners of private museums agreed to comply with the following provisions:
1. The members of the association shall place the logo of the association and an active link to the association’s website on their websites and social networks.
2. The members of the association shall support and highlight the work of the association by all available means: publishing information on their websites and in social networks, posting information in their museums.
3. Members of the association shall place in their museums the information desk of the association with the official publications of the association:
–”Private Museums of Russia” catalogue, and, depending on their situation, organize the sale of publications:
–”Private Museums of Russia. Talents Of Russia” exhibition catalogue;
–”Private Museums of Russia” magazines.
4. Depending on their situation, members of the association shall provide the following support: announce events of the association / participate in events of the association and thematic exhibitions held with the support or participation of the association.
5. Depending on their situation, members of the association, shall provide intellectual, collective and any other assistance to other members of the association which are in a difficult situation.