ICOM-US Annual Meeting and Activities at the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) Annual Meeting 

#AAM2020 has been cancelled. Please read more on the AAM Website.  More information to be released by April 10th. 

Please stay tuned for more information from ICOM-US on our events. Thank you! 


ICOM-US Sessions and Events (more information coming soon)

Sunday, May 17
12:00-5:00pm PST: ICOM-US Board Meeting *invitation only*
Hilton San Francisco Union Square- HQ Hotel

Monday, May 18
10:30-11:45am PST: International Hot Topics: Discussions from Kyoto
(Convention Center)

11:40am-1:00pm PST: ICOM-US Luncheon and Business Meeting
(Hilton San Francisco Union Square- HQ Hotel)
Keynote Speakers: Suay Aksoy, ICOM President and Kaywin Feldman, Director of the National Gallery of Art
$40 ticket available on the AAM registration site or contact [email protected] to purchase if not attending AAM conference.

1:00-2:00pm PST: Museum Disasters: Be Prepared & Preserve Cultural Heritage
(Convention Center)

International Museum Day (May 18, 2020)
The theme is “Museums for Equality: Diversity and Inclusion”
find out how you can participate for 2020 here! 

Tuesday, May 19
2:00-7:00pm PST: ICOM-US Mural Tour and Reception 
Event ticket price: $75/per person (ticket sales opening soon)
Transportation and food and beverage are included in price.
Mural visits include: Pan American Unity Mural, Diego Rivera at City College of San Francisco. Life of Washington Mural, Victor Arnautoff at GW San Francisco High School. Allegory of California Mural, Diego Rivera and Dinner Reception at the City Club of San Francisco.

Wednesday, May 20 (Sessions held at convention center)
9:00-10:00am PST: The Great Debate-What is a Museum? A worldwide debate of a new definition

11:00-12:00pm PST: Climate Resilience and Ocean Conservation Museum: Bridge to the Future