A Code of Ethics for Art Museum Directors

Normative instruments
Thème de la ressource: 
Déontologie - National
Type de ressource: 
Outils et bonnes pratiques - Instruments normatifs
Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD)
Pages / Longueur: 
2 p.
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Adopted by the membership of the AAMD, June 1966; amended 1971, 1973, 1974, 1991, 2001, and 2011.

The position of a museum director is one of trust. The director will act with integrity and in accordance with the highest ethical principles. The director will avoid any and all activities that could compromise his/her position or the institution. The professional integrity of the director should set a standard for the staff. A museum director is obligated to implement the policy of the governing board for the benefit of the institution and the public. The director is responsible for ensuring that the institution adopt and disseminate a code of ethics for the museum board, staff, and volunteers.