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ICOM Canada Museum Definition Submission

The ICOM Canada national committee has proposed a revised museum definition as part of the ongoing ICOM Museum Definition project. The proposal definition includes modifications to the current definition: “A museum is a non-profit, permanent, dynamic and responsive institution in the service of a living planet. It is a [...]

2019-05-06T12:45:31+00:00May 6th, 2019|Archives|

Towards a Revised Museum Definition

The ICOM Executive Board has noticed a change in museums. "Over recent decades museums have radically transformed, adjusted and re-invented their principles, policies and practices, to the point where the ICOM museum definition no longer seems to reflect the challenges and manifold visions and responsibilities. ICOM has invited its [...]

2019-04-05T12:46:16+00:00April 5th, 2019|Archives|

Notice of ICOM Canada 2019 AGM

We look forward to seeing you at our Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, April 16, from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. (EDT) at the Hilton Toronto in Toronto. Download the AGM materials below: AGM 2019 Agenda Slate of Nominations to the Board Proxy Voting Form - Submit by April 15 Proposed [...]

2019-04-09T16:26:25+00:00March 16th, 2019|Events|

Access in Museums in South Asia: Publication from the Commonwealth Association of Museums

The Commonwealth Association of Museums has released a new publication titled Access in Museums in South Asia: Learning from the Commonwealth Association of Museums' Regional Workshop 2016, in partnership with the Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum Trust. The report was published on Saturday, 3 December 2016, International Day of [...]

2019-01-31T15:50:50+00:00January 31st, 2019|Archives|