Museums and Cultural Landscapes – ICOM Reception at the Consul General Residence

Elizabeth Duggal, Deputy Director- Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution and Consul General Philip Reeker

On Thursday July 7, Consul General Amb. Philip Reeker hosted a reception at his private residence for 160 members of the ICOM-US delegation to the 2016 ICOM Triennial, that took place in Milan July 3-9. The 24th General Conference theme was “Museums and Cultural Landscapes.”

Consul General Philip Reeker highlighted in his remarks how ICOM-US had the highest membership numbers in history this year, over 1,400 total memberships (individual and institutional), and pointed out that ICOM-US is among the top 7 of the largest national committees within ICOM.