The Association of Museums and ICOM Israel is a registered non-profit organization (per Israel's Associations Law) whose major goals are:
- To promote collaboration and partnerships between museums and museum professionals in Israel.
- To organize activities for professional divisions based on museological themes determined and defined by the Paris-based ICOM (International Council of Museums). The divisions are independent, adhere to ICOM International Committees' principles, and maintain close contact with the Association.
- To ensure professional advancement of museum staff by organizing professional conferences, granting stipends and scholarships, publishing useful information and articles on museum-related themes, etc.
The Association maintains the principles of ICOM.
It serves as the recognized national committee representing Israel in ICOM, an organization affiliated with UNESCO.
ICOM Israel – Members of the Board of Directors
Raz Samira- Chair
YIfat Steren-levy – Deputy Chair
Roni Ben Chaim
Yifat Bachrach Ron
Ronit Ben Basat