Rabat: Mohammed VI Museum on Wednesday, freely accessible for young people
Mehdi Qotbi, President of the National Museum Foundation (FNM), has announced a number of new guidelines to a wider audience acquainted with art and culture.
The access to the Mohammed VI Museum for modern and contemporary art is now open for all young students on Wednesday free, this in addition to the Friday that all free of charge for all nationals and Moroccans living abroad.
"Art contributes to a better understanding of the other. In these difficult times of violence and misunderstandings we have a way to deal with this: those of culture, "said Mehdi Qotbi at a press conference in the museum.
The initiative is part of a policy of democratization of culture in Morocco for its accessible to everyone. The exhibition "From Goya to today" (in the Mohammed VI museum) will be the next two weeks also freely accessible to the general public, reports Huffpostmaghreb.
Mehdi Qotbi also revealed a few details of the museum rehabilitation project of the FNM, where he announced the upcoming reopening of the National Museum of Ceramics in Safi, the national Carpet museum (Dar Si Said) and the Dar El Bacha District Museum, both inÂ Marrakech
"No region of Morocco will be forgotten, it is the will of King Mohammed VI to our heritage to spread throughout the country", he added.
There must be noticed that FNM in August of this year already announced at the end of August, the National Museum of Ceramics in Safi would be opened and the end of september the national Carpet museum opened in Marrakech. This definitely had the necessary delay.
The Mohammed VI museum for modern and contemporary art also announced that next april there will be exhibited works by Picasso, Matisse, Dali, MirÃ³ and Braque, which lent by the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris, as part an exceptional exhibition in Morocco.