After 34 years, CIMCIM returns to the Netherlands. CIMCIM (International Committee for Museums and Collections of Instruments and Music) is one of 32 international committees of ICOM, the International Council of Museums. The conference aims at offering a platform to discuss how museums of instruments and music can facilitate access to their collections, and compare practices across different institutions and countries.

Main venues

Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Collectiecentrum Nederland, Amersfoort
Museum Speelklok, Utrecht


CIMCIM Annual Meeting 2023 is organised by the Rijksmuseum in cooperation with the Museum Speelklok in Utrecht, and with the contributions of Orgelpark Amsterdam, Geelvinck Museum, and the Pianola Museum.


Contact (for questions regarding the Call for papers and Travel grants) (for questions regarding the local organisation).

International conference


30 August - 1 September 2023

2 min