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Video summary of the 2018 Annual Conference in Stockholm

For the first time, CIMAM has edited a video summary of the annual conference held in Stockholm in November 2018. We are happy to become more visual and share it with you and we hope you like it as much as we do. Please leave us your comments!

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Call for new members

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The 21st Century Art Museum: Is Context Everything?

Sydney, Australia

The CIMAM 2019 Annual Conference will be held in Sydney, Australia on 15–17 November, hosted by the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia. The Post-Conference Tour will be to Brisbane and will include guided tours by Aboriginal custodians on country on 18–20 November 2019.

Conference Abstract
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Are Museums Abdicating Their Mission? Debating Morally Compromised Artists

El Museo del Barrio, New York, USA

Read about the article published by The National Coalition Against Censorship (NCAC) about the recent cancellation of a retrospective exhibition by Alejandro Jodorowsky in El Museo del Barrio, New York.

Lyn Kienholz obituary

Lyn Kienholz (1931-2019) Los Angeles, USA. Lyn was totally committed to CIMAM and served on the Board for some 20 years. She brought new blood and new perspectives to CIMAM, and for this, we shall remember and thank her. Read the full obituary by Margit Rowell, Former President of CIMAM, at

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