The International Committee for Museums and Collections of Modern Art (CIMAM) has opened registration to attend its 2021 Annual Conference and has launched the Travel Grant Programme for young curators and museum directors to attend this international congress for modern and contemporary art museum professionals, in person and online.
This year’s CIMAM Conference is titled Under Pressure. Museums in Times of Xenophobia and Climate Emergency, and will be held in Lodz and Gdansk, Poland, from 5 – 7 November.
CIMAM is offering around 40 grants with the support of The Getty Foundation, V-A-C Foundation, Byucksan Foundation, Mercedes Vilardell, and Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, to support the curatorial and research development of individuals through their attendance at the Annual Conference.
The Travel Grant Programme is an initiative that CIMAM proposes each year for young professionals working in modern and contemporary art museums from emerging and developing countries to attend the CIMAM Annual Conference and strengthen their networks and enrich their research through their participation at the three-day conference consisting of debates, exhibition visits, workshops, and working groups offered by this renowned industry event.
Awarded candidates benefit from unique networking opportunities through interaction and exchange with international museum directors and peers. Grant beneficiaries become Members of CIMAM for the membership term they have been awarded. Successful candidates can choose to attend in person or online. The deadline to apply is 22 August 2021.