An American educational and professional organization for academic museums, galleries, and collections which establishes and supports best practices, educational activities, and professional development that enable its member organizations to fulfill their educational missions.
An international organization that supports and promotes the work of art curators at all stages in their career through opportunities for networking, collaboration, professional development, and career advancement.
Advocates with partners in all levels of government to represent museums, art galleries, science centres, Indigenous cultural organizations, heritage sites, botanical and zoological gardens, cultural centres, conservation institutes, exhibition galleries maintained by libraries and archives, and nature reserves.
Supports arts and cultural activity in communities across British Columbia to inform policies and programs; from community arts to individual artists, professional performing arts companies, Indigenous artists, and cultural organizations, art galleries, local museums and music festivals.
Provides a forum for public art museum and gallery directors who lead a diversity of visual arts institutions across Canada to discuss opportunities, issues, and challenges they face in running art institutions, and in collecting, presenting, and promoting the visual arts for all Canadians.
Supports curators to create stronger art communities through experimentation, collaboration, and international engagement. ICI works with art spaces in the US and around the world to present exhibitions and public programs for broad audiences; and professional development initiatives for curators.
A nonprofit organization that represents the collective interests and development of Artist-governed organizations across BC through advocacy initiatives, actions of solidarity, mutual accountability and resource-sharing.