AIMA began in Prague in 1966. Its purpose is to educate the public about the significance of agriculture to human society, to explain the many ways that agriculture has evolved through time, and to facilitate dialogue between museums across the globe about agricultural topics and discoveries.
(Read more about the history of AIMA)
The association is governed by the Executive Committee, which is elected for a three year term by the AIMA membership at the General Assembly, which takes place at the triennial congress (CIMA). Click here for a list of past officers
The Congress of International Agricultural Museums (CIMA) takes place normally every three years at different venues, and is an important event in the AIMA calendar. You can see the dates and locations of all Congress, since 1966, here. And the list of publications since 1966, here.
AIMA has also instituted a number of working groups, to look at various aspects of agriculture and agricultural museums.
2023 AIMA meeting, the 20th Congress, planned for India.