Be part of the CIMAM community!

16 February 2023


Join CIMAM, participate in the conversations, and benefit from the only international network of contacts in this field to project your career, find collaborations, expand your training, and make the most of your expertise.

Belonging to CIMAM is an enriching experience based on relationships and exchanging experiences and knowledge. The Annual Conference is the moment when we all get together, but being part of this community is very useful throughout the year, as it allows you to access an active, international, and specific database of modern and contemporary art museum professionals from around the world, and to exchange ideas and expose challenges through the various projects developed by the working groups to cover and respond to multiple contexts in which museum activity takes place.

List of professionals featured in the video:

  • Lorena Andrea Vicini, Researcher and Communications Manager, Inhotim, Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
  • Sebastian Cichocki, Chief Curator and Head of Research, Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, Poland.
  • Manuel Segade, DirectorCA2M Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo , Mostoles, Madrid, Spain
  • Malgorzata Ludwisiak, CIMAM Board Member, Artistic Director, Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, Warsaw.
  • Amanda Bonan, Curatorial coordinator, Museu de Arte do Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Leonhard Bartolomeus Manubada, Curator, Yamaguchi Center for Arts and Media [YCAM], Yamaguchi, Japan

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Let us introduce you to the four main reasons to join CIMAM:


Be part of the CIMAM community and generate new contacts:

Joining the world's most recognized community of modern and contemporary art museum professionals will allow you to expand its international contacts and work within the framework of the best museum practices recognized by the international community. Let's embrace these values together!


Your example, your experiences, and your opinion matter to us:

We are more than 550 directors and curators working in museums, collections, and modern and contemporary art archives. Our projects and initiatives aim to generate debate to foster cooperation between art institutions and individuals in different contexts worldwide. This is the best way we can contribute to the growth of the sector. Will you join our mission?


Supported by key industry thought leaders and respected programs throughout the international community:

CIMAM Board Members develop practical and strategic programs to advocate for and address some of the most pressing challenges facing our professional community. These include the Sustainability and Ecology in Museum Practice Program, the Museum Watch Program, the Travel Grant Program, and the Annual Conference. As a CIMAM member, you will be able to vote, take part in the programs, browse and post jobs, share your opinions and articles, and receive support from the international community which CIMAM represents.


Always being connected:

By connecting all professionals in virtual platforms to share experiences, exchange opinions, and generate debates on the most relevant issues of interest, CIMAM can offer a range of international best examples that will serve you as a frame of reference and support to lead our institutions.

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