New Affiliate Member: Sharjah Museums Department

IFACCA - International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies,
18 May 2017, Australia

We are very pleased to welcome the Sharjah Museums Department (SMD), United Arab Emirates, as an Affiliate Member of the Federation. The SMD was established in 2006 by His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, as an independent government department.  The Museum’s vision is to be a cultural beacon that enhances Sharjah’ s identity locally and internationally and contribute in nurturing a community aware of museums’ importance as a cultural, educational and enjoyable destination. It’s mission is to deliver the highest museum standards to preserve collections & enhance an appreciation of culture and learning through their exhibitions, education and community program.

For more information on the Sharjah Museums Department