Internation Museum Day (IMD) is celebrated on or around 18th of May, which is organized by International Council of Museum (ICOM). Through the celebration, the organization alert public the difficulty museums face. In 2016, the event will celebrate the theme: museums and cultural landscapes. The primary mission of museums is to oversee heritage that surrounds them and assume varying degrees of responsibility of implement their activities in the open field of cultural landscape.
Hand fan carries a long history across different cultures, which maintains tradition and transform to a modern element. JOSEBLAY® not only carries Spanish traditional hand fans, but also create new modern design fans. Not only that JOSEBLAY@ dedicated a collection of famous painting hand fan inspirate by famous painters, such as Velázquez, Boticelli, Van Gogh, Leonardo, Goya, Renoir, Klimt o Gaugin.
Hand fan itself is like a museum, carries the responsibility of heritage and absorb cultures across boarders. There are couple museums exhibit collections of fans and some of them are hand fan museums. We would like to invite you to visit a couple of museums and their collections of han fans. Get information from their website; they all have programmed activities for this special day.