CIMAM – International Committee for Museums and Collections of Modern Art – is an Affiliated Organization of ICOM.* Founded in 1962, CIMAM’s vision is a world where the contribution of museums, collections, and archives of modern and contemporary art to the cultural, social, and economic well-being of society is recognized and respected.
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Free admission museums and biennials, voting rights, reduced rates to CIMAM events, access to members only section and browsing job opportunities, are some of the benefits of being a CIMAM member.
CIMAM Patrons, Thank You!
Find out how to join CIMAM! As a largely volunteer driven organization, CIMAM relies heavily on the generous support of individuals and organizations. The support we receive from our contributors is essential to the functioning and success of this organization.
Outstanding Museum Practices in a Time of Global Crisis
In light of the closure of museums due to the global Covid-19 pandemic, CIMAM wishes to call attention to the exceptional work being carried out by our museums and peer institutions around the world at this critical time.
Museum Watch Actions
The Museum Watch Program is intended to be a tool to assist modern and contemporary art museum professionals in dealing with critical situations that impact on the museums' ability to maintain their codes of practices.
Best Practices and Covid-19
Museum directors, curators and others responsible for museum governance and programming are urged to review carefully and be guided by the code of ethics, museum professional principles and best practices for managing controversy guide.