The Iowa Museum Association is a non-profit 501-c-3, organized for the purpose of providing a statewide communication network, educational opportunities, and advocacy for Iowa's museums. Membership, renewable annually, is open to individuals, organizations, and businesses wishing to support the IMA's mission and vision on behalf of Iowa's museums.
Iowa’s museums include art centers and museums, botanical gardens, children's museums, historic sites, historical societies, living history sites, nature centers, natural history museums, planetariums, science and technology centers, and zoos.
The Iowa Museum Association is the lead statewide organization providing education, communication, networking opportunities and advocacy for Iowa’s museums.
The mission of the Iowa Museum Association is to provide quality training and development to Iowa museum professionals and volunteers, advocate for support of Iowa’s museums, and build a strong community of museums and museum supporters in Iowa.
The Iowa Museum Association is goverened by a Board of Directors who meet quarterly, the second Monday of January, April, July, and during the October Iowa Museum Association Conference.
IMA Board Members