Codes and Best Practices
ICOM Code of Ethics
The ICOM Code of Ethics for Museums sets minimum professional standards and encourages the recognition of values shared by the international museum community.
CIMAM General Principles of Deaccession
Professional codes of practice and ethical standards for institutions and individuals generated and adopted by CIMAM in 2009.
Museum Best Practices for Managing Controversy
CIMAM officially endorses the Museum Best Practices for Managing Controversy guidelines.
Professional Practices in Art Museums
Published by the Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD). Museum directors and others responsible for museum governance are urged to review carefully and be guided by the professional principles outlined at this guide.
Codes of Conduct and Conflict of Interests Policy
Here you will find Art Museum Codes of Ethics and Codes of Conduct and Conflict of Interests Policies that have been shared generously by Members of CIMAM to be read as a reference.
Links to useful networks
A list of links to other networks dedicated to support and defend the rights and general standards of contemporary art professionals.