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Representatives of the Ministry of Culture, the Union of Museums, and the Association of Private Museums of Russia held a joint conference

On October 29, Alla Manilova,  State Secretary and Deputy Minister of Culture of the Russian Federation, Alexander Voronko, Head of the Department of Museums of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, Alexey Shaburov, Director of the Association of Private Museums of Russia, Ivan Korneev, Advisor to the President of the Union of Museums of Russia, and Natalia Chechel, Deputy Director of the Department of Museums took part in a joint conference.

During the meeting, the parties addressed the issues of designing the 2021-2023 Development Program for Private Museums and discussed the date of signing a trilateral agreement between the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, the Union of Museums of Russia, and the Association of Private Museums of Russia at the wrap-up session of the board of the Ministry.

It’s worth reminding, that the Development Program for Private Museums was first developed in Russia and is planned for 2021-2023. “Its key idea is the integration of private museums into a single museum space of the country, and their inclusion, along with federal, regional and departmental museums, into state programs implemented by the Ministry of Culture of Russia,” said the Minister of Culture Olga Lyubimova in the interview with TASS News Agency.