ICOM Canada is the voice of its members on important issues discussed among the international museum community.
As part of its vision, the expertise and the work of ICOM Canada’s members will influence and advance world-wide museology.
The values shared by ICOM Canada members embraces the values of ICOM which are:
- ICOM values human creativity and its contribution to understanding the past, shaping the present, and mapping the future
- ICOM believes heritage has a humanistic value
- ICOM values global dialogue based on intellectual, cultural and social diversity
- ICOM values transparent dialogue including cross-cultural understanding of human rights
- ICOM recognizes museums' responsibility to society through their engagement with public issues of social change.