5 December 2018
Chief Curator for Exhibitions to Kiasma
Closes: 20 December 2018. As a Chief Curator for Exhibitions, you will be responsible for planning Kiasma’s domestic and international exhibitions together with the Museum Director in accordance with the museum’s strategy. The temporary exhibition program includes 4-5 exhibitions of varying scales each year.
5 December 2018
Catherine de Zegher
November 2018. In its capacity as the international association for Museums and Collections of Modern and Contemporary art, and as an affiliate of ICOM, CIMAM wishes to register its deep concern at the treatment of Catherine de Zegher in her capacity as Director of the Museum of Fine Arts (MSK) in Ghent.
28 November 2018
Liverpool Biennial is seeking a Director
Liverpool Biennial is looking for an experienced, resilient and confident leader with a compelling vision to inspire, move and challenge audiences locally, nationally and internationally, and who will nurture a fast paced, high-performing, innovative and supportive working culture.
26 November 2018
Marja Sakari new director of the Ateneum Art Museum
Marja Sakari, Member of CIMAM, is Chief Curator of exhibitions at the Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma. She will start work at Ateneum on 3 December 2018.
22 November 2018
Mudam seeks a Head of Artistic Programmes and Content
Mudam Luxembourg (Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean) wishes to appoint a Head of Artistic Programmes and Content. Closing date is 14 December 2018.
16 November 2018
Photo Selection #CIMAM2018
We are happy to share with you a selection of photos of CIMAM’s 2018 Annual Conference held in Stockholm 2-4 November, hosted jointly by Moderna Museet, Bonniers Konsthall and Magasin lll Museum & Foundation for Contemporary Art and attended by 230 participants.
2 November 2018
Agustín Pérez-Rubio appointed curator of the Berlin Biennale
Agustín Pérez-Rubio, Member of the CIMAM Board, appointed curator of the 11th Berlin Biennale, taking place in the summer of 2020.
24 October 2018
For Members Only. Your Vote is Important
The board encourages the participation of all CIMAM members through casting their votes to approve the amendments to the CIMAM bylaws. The online voting period for approving the changes to the Bylaws will open on October, 25 until November 3, 2018, at CIMAM’s Members Only section.
24 October 2018
Join the debate about the challenges of our profession
The feedback session will take place on Sunday 4 November, 14:30-15:30 hrs. at Kulturhuset, Sweden, Stockholm during CIMAM's 2018 Annual Conference.
1 October 2018
Read the 2017 conference proceedings
We are proud to share with you the 2017 Annual Publication of the proceedings of last year’s conference. With the title The Roles and Responsibilities of Museums in Civil Society, the CIMAM 2017 Annual Conference, hosted by the National Gallery Singapore, was attended by 270 delegates from 53 countries.
27 September 2018
Engagement Program for International Curators
Association of Art Museum Curators Foundation’s Engagement Program for International Curators. Open call for non-US based curators (International Awardees) and US-based curators (US Liasons) that will paired for a year-long partnership, beginning January 2019.
10 September 2018
Last days to register!
Don't miss CIMAM's 2018 Annual Conference in Stockholm. Last day to register is 30 September! More than 200 international professionals, directors and curators of museums and collections of contemporary art, from over 60 different countries, are meeting this November in Stockholm to discuss the serious challenges that art institutions face in today's complex and rapidly changing society.
7 September 2018
Meet the CIMAM Annual Conference 2018 Travel Grantees
36 professionals have been awarded support to attend the CIMAM 2018 Annual Conference in Stockholm. Funding has been generously provided by the Getty Foundation, MALBA–Fundación Costantini, Alserkal Programming, V-A-C Foundation, Samdani Art Foundation and Byucksan Foundation.
4 September 2018
Free access to the 33rd Bienal de São Paulo
CIMAM Members are welcome to join the 33rd Bienal de São Paulo during the biennale and the preview days. Check how to get your free access and the full list of other biennials participating at CIMAM's Free Admission Program.
30 July 2018
How to manage controversy in your museum?
This comprehensive document is an excellent guide for all museum and gallery staff committed to supporting artists in presenting work that deals with difficult issues in the context of the new reality of social media which can inflame public opinion and lead to threats of violence against staff.
24 July 2018
Thank you for applying to the Travel Grant!
CIMAM sincerely thanks all those (more than a hundred!) contemporary art professionals who have applied for a CIMAM Travel Grant to attend the Annual Conference, The Museum in Transition, taking place in Stockholm, Sweden on 2 – 4 November. Grants are generously funded by Getty Foundation, MALBA–Fundación Costantini, Alserkal Programming, V-A-C Foundation, Samdani Art Foundation and Byucksan Foundation. Results will be announced in the coming weeks!
5 July 2018
Manuel Borja Villel awarded Honorary Doctorate
Yesterday, Manuel Borja Villel, Director of the Museo Reina Sofía and former President of CIMAM (2008-2010) was awarded Honorary Doctorate by the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya. Congratulations!
28 June 2018
More Travel Grants! funded by The Getty Foundation
CIMAM is glad to announce a new call for applications for Travel Grants, generously funded by the Getty Foundation, to support over 20 museum professionals to attend the CIMAM 2018 Annual Conference.
13 June 2018
CIMAM Annual Conference: Registration is now open!
The CIMAM 2018 Annual Conference will be held in Stockholm, Sweden on 2 – 4 November, hosted jointly by Moderna Museet, Bonniers Konsthall and Magasin lll Museum & Foundation for Contemporary Art. Two optional Post-Conference Tours will be organized to Espoo, Turku and Helsinki, Finland and Oslo, Norway respectively on 5 – 6 November.
5 June 2018
16th Istanbul Biennial
CIMAM Members are welcome to join the 16th Istanbul Biennial for the professional preview on 10, 11, 12, 13 September 2019. The 16th Istanbul Biennial, organised by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV) will take place between 14 September and 10 November 2019. The 16th edition of the Biennial will be curated by French curator, art scholar and writer Nicolas Bourriaud.
24 May 2018
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18 May 2018
International Museum Day 2018
Today we encourage new members to join CIMAM’s international network of contemporary art museum professionals to help us shape the future of CIMAM and above all, respond to the needs of the profession.
14 May 2018
CIMAM calls for candidates to host its Annual Conference in 2020
The Annual Conference is CIMAM’s most important contribution to the field, a meeting point for active debate on critical issues and an essential resource for the collaboration and cooperation between professionals working in museums of modern and contemporary art.
14 May 2018
Call for Travel Grant applications!
Travel Grants to attend the CIMAM 2018 Annual Conference "The Museum in Transition" that will be held in Stockholm, 2–4 November 2018.
2 May 2018
The Ordinary and Extraordinary General Assembly
In accordance with Article 7 of the current Bylaws of CIMAM, the Board calls the members of CIMAM to the Ordinary and Extraordinary General Assembly
20 April 2018
2nd Yinchuan Biennale
"Starting From The Desert, Ecologies On the Edge" curated by Bose Krishnamachari. CIMAM Members are welcome to join the Yinchuan Biennale and the professional preview on 9 June 2018.
19 April 2018
The CIMAM 2018 Annual Conference
The Museum in Transition 2 – 4 November 2018 Stockholm, Sweden
6 April 2018
1st Riga International Biennial of Contemporary Art
CIMAM Members are welcome to join the Riga International Biennial of Contemporary Art.
1 January 2018
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