Latest News Updates

 2018

May 1

Google Unveils Incredibly Detailed 3D Models of At-Risk Heritage Sites.

 

Apr. 13      

“Steeped in History: Museums and Identity,
Wednesday, April 25 at 7:00 pm featuring Lonnie Bunch of the Smithsonian NMAAHC and Michael Glickman of the Museum of Jewish Heritage in conversation with philanthropist David Rubenstein.

March 5

New conference guide for 2018 now available (created by ICOM NATHIST)

Jan. 29

Conversation between Michael Govan, Director of LACMA and our fellow Board Member, Rick West, regarding the collaboration between LACMA and the Autry. 

Jan. 12

AAM Getty International Program Now Accepting Applications!
This program provides support for international museum professionals working in art museums or
with art collections to attend the AAM annual meeting. The application deadline is January 30th, 2018.

 

 2017

Nov. 20th

ICME "What We Do" Statement

October 4th

ICOM Statement: Natural Disasters Affecting Cultural Heritage

September 27th                 Past President of USCBS Honored
September 8th U.S. Museums Ravaged by Hurricanes
August 5th Is Syria Selling Antiquities to the West?
August 4th Carnegie Museum Director is Speaking Out Against Illegal Wildlife Trafficking
July 11th House Subcommittee Draft Bill Provides Funding for NEA/NEH
July 6th Hobby Lobby's Black-Market Buys Did Real Damage
June 15th Apply now for travel grants to attend the ICOM-ITC November 2017 workshop in Beijing, China
May 9th New Co-Chairs & Luncheon at AAM 2017 Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo
March 31st

Information Session of Copyright Flexibilities for Museums.
Please find in attachment the poster (ENG) of the Information Session on “Copyright Flexibilities in the US and EU: How Fair Use and Other Flexibilities Are Helping Museums to Fulfill their Mission”, 6 June 2017, Paris (Musée des Arts et Métiers).

March 21st ICOM-US Statement on Proposed Federal Budget Released by Trump Administration

February 3rd

 ICOM-US and ICOM Statement on President Trump's January 27 Executive Order