About Us

IAWM is a strong network of museums worldwide, meeting every four years to exchange ideas, connect with one another, and support our collective efforts to tell women’s stories. Working collaboratively, IAWM has six key goals.

Our Goals

  • To promote culture, arts, education and training from a gender perspective;
  • To foster exchange, networking, mutual support and global cooperation among Women’s Museums;
  • To conduct research and the development of projects, exhibitions, new initiatives, community activities, seminars and conferences;
  • To promote and strengthen the acceptance of Women’s and Gender Museums worldwide;
  • To achieve international recognition in the world of museums; and
  • To advocate for women’s rights and a gender democratic society.

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Latest News

Women’s contributions to national independence in Argentina

***read Spanish below*** The Museo de la Mujer in Buenos Aires has recently opened the new exhibition "Mujeres por la independencia nacional", which shines a light on the contributions of women to the national independence in Argentina. CURATORIAL AXIS: The denial of...

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Poster Art and Solidarity

"because women are creating culture" "because women have the view" "because women write history” These are just a few of the statements on the posters above that campaign for the preservation of the Museum of Women‘s Culture Regional - International. In January 2022,...

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Welcome to the Bremer Frauenmuseum

A new women's museum has joined the International Association of Women's Museums (IAWM). We would like to give them a warm welcome. The Bremer Frauenmuseum in Germany is a virtual museum, which means it is cooperating on various projects with other institutions or...

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