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We want to stay connected with you through these difficult times. As you conduct research from home or are looking for curatorial resources, explore our online offerings to further your professional development. Education encourages the questioning of existing practices and the promotion of evolution in the field of contemporary art.

Contribute to our Forum

During this time of reflection, CIMAM makes available to all its members an online space to debate the main issues regarding museum management and to propose topics to generate debate among all the professionals who are part of this committee. We encourage you to submit advice, questions, exchange ideas and suggest topics for debate.

Art Museums in Times of Coronavirus

This week we propose a conversation between Bartomeu Marí (MALI) and Nicolás Gómez (MAC Lima) where they have shared personal reflections on the role of museums today and the changes brought about by the COVID-19. Read here.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) and museums: impact, innovations and planning for post-crisis.

Join the webinar co-organized by ICOM and the OECD on April 10. Register here.

Interviews and Articles

CIMAM points to irregularities regarding the appointment of Viktor Kish to a leading position at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Belgrade

Article by Dragana Nikoletic about CIMAM's Museum Watch in support of MoCAB. Read here.

"The challenge is for museums to continue being important places in the face of our ever-changing attitudes and societies"

Interview with Eugene Tan, Director of the National Gallery Singapore and Singapore Art Museum. Read here.

Watch our Talks

Browse the complete collection of video-recorded Annual Conference presentations since 2012:

Debating on museums: What is the

Patricia Falguières, speaker at CIMAM 2015 Annual Conference in Tokyo titled How Global Can Museums Be?

Mapping the Distance of Museums and Culture from the Vortex of Financial Crisis

Ismail Ertürk, speaker at CIMAM 2012 Annual Conference in Istanbul titled Museums Beyond the Crises.

The Circus Mistress and Mastering the Ceremony — A lecture

Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, speaker at CIMAM 2016 Annual Conference in Barcelona titled The Museum and Its Responsibilities.

Making Way for Usership

Stephen Wright, speaker at CIMAM 2013 Annual Conference in Rio de Janeiro titled New Dynamics in Museums: Curator, Artwork, Public, Governance.

Performativity: Knowing your Context

Hannah Mathews, speaker at CIMAM 2019 Annual Conference in Stockholm titled The 21st Century Art Museum: Is Context Everything?

The Curator as Scapegoat

Jörg Heiser, speaker at CIMAM 2018 Annual Conference in Stockholm titled The Museum in Transition.


Read our Publications

Read CIMAM's conference proceedings since 2005, gathering the presentations of speakers under titles such as:

The Force of Hunger
Marina Garcés, speaker at CIMAM 2016 Annual Conference in Barcelona titled The Museum and Its Responsibilities.

“Time to Unlearn”: Urgency and Practical. Intelligence in the Southeast Asian Museum
Patrick D. Flores, speaker at CIMAM 2017 Annual Conference in Singapore titled The Roles and Responsibilities of Museums in Civil Society. 

Big Data
Michelle Kuo, speaker at CIMAM 2018 Annual Conference in Stockholm titled The Museum in Transition.

Why so many Walls?
Wesley Enoch, speaker at CIMAM 2019 Annual Conference in Sydney titled The 21st Century Art Museum: Is Context Everything?

Private to Public, Public to Private: What Are the New Professional Practices?
Luiz Augusto Teixeira de Freitas, speaker at CIMAM 2014 Annual Conference in Doha titled Museums in Progress: Public interest, private resources?

Browse CIMAM Publications

Be part of CIMAM

Join the only global network of modern and contemporary art museum experts in the field based on a membership program of 600 professionals from 86 countries. Join CIMAM here.

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