Who are our members?


CIMAM is the most renowned international network of modern and contemporary art museum experts in the field.

Our organization is based on a membership program with 600 contemporary art museum professionals from 86 countries.

CIMAM members are directors and curators working in modern and contemporary art museums, collections, and archives.

Professional profile of our members

54% Museum Directors and Leadership Positions in Museums
30% Chief Curators and Curatorial positions
8% Other positions in Museums
8% Independent Curators

Geographical overview

38% Europe
25% Asia and Oceania
13% Eastern and Central Europe
10% South America
8% North America
7% Africa and Middle East

Age overview

34% 50's (1960)
24% 40's (1970)
20% 30's (1980)
15% 60's (1950)
5% 70's (1940)
1% 20's (1990)
1% 80's (1930)

CIMAM members comprize the following categories

64% Individual Members
36% Institutional Members

Gender distribution in CIMAM’s membership

67% Female members
33% Male members

Leadership positions (Directors and Deputy Directors) between female and male CIMAM members:

59% Female members in leadership positions
41% Male members in leadership positions