Contemporary Art Museum Watch

CIMAM initiated in 2012 a series of news publications regarding the different critical situations of Museums and Collections around the world but also in regions affected by world economical and political crises.

CIMAM endorses the Museum Best Practices for Managing Controversy document, July 2018

→ Letter from Enrico Lunghi to CIMAM Board and Members, November 2017

 CIMAM statement on the US government sanctions against Iran and Syria, November 2017

CIMAM statement about the Art and China after 1989: Theater of the World exhibition at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, October 2017

→ Statement of the CIMAM board on South Korean Government’s blacklist of artists, March 2017

→ Joint Statement Regarding the Impact of the U.S. Immigration Ban on Artistic Freedom, February 2017

→ CIMAM asks American University to refrain from censorship, January 2017

In support of Enrico Lunghi, November 2016

→ Support the petition against the closure of Museum Morsbroich in Leverkusen, March 2016

→ A public appeal to the government of Croatia for the dismissal of the Minister of Culture Zlatko Hasanbegović, 28 February 2016

→ Call on the Saudi authorities to release Ashraf Fayadh and others detained in Saudi Arabia in violation of their right to freedom of expression, November 2015

→ CIMAM supports Walid Raad, Andrew Ross and Ashok Sukumaran after the recent ban on their entry to the UAE, May 2015

→ CIMAM supports Tania Bruguera, April 2015

→ CIMAM supports Hedwig Saxenhuber and Georg Schöllhammer, curators of Kiev’s second biennale, March 2015

→ Artists for Kobanê, 2 December 2014

→ Support Manuel Borja-Villel, Director of Museo Reina Sofía, Madrid, October 2014

→ Mardin Biennial Postponed

→ What happened to the Museum of Contemporary Art in Belgrade?

The Izolyatsia cultural center in Donetsk, Ukraine, has been occupied

→ Support Koyo Kouoh and the Raw Material Company

→ Ukrainian Museum Director Destroys Critical Painting Ahead Of President’s Visit

→ Turkey: Report on Osman Erden & more 

→ Brazilian uprising

→ Urgent call to Turkish government

 Support Marta Gili, Director of Jeu de Paume

QR Codes for Syria

Day of Museum Solidarity

Santralistanbul moves to auction off its collection

Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, MOLAA

At War with Contemporary Art

→ Hungarian Museum System – On the Threshold of Chaos


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