Academies and Societies
uh kad' uh mE, (1) a
secondary school, especially a private one; (2) a school
or college for special instruction or training; (3) an
association for the advancement of arts, sciences, or
suh sI' i tE, a group of persons
associated together by religion, culture, or shared
interests or purposes
In 1958 many museums were active redesigning exhibits,
modernizing galleries, and expanding their educational
and public service programs.
Museum News, 1964
Museums around the world
celebrated the 400th anniversary of the births of
Shakespeare and Galileo.
are awarded each year in six different fields to
persons, regardless of nationality, who have made
valuable contributions to the "good of
The mission of the United Nations Educational, Scientific
and Cultural Organization is to contribute to the
building of peace, eradication of poverty, sustainable
development and intercultural dialogue through education,
the sciences, culture, communication and information.