• Counsil of Museum
    ICOM in Russia

    ICOM in Russia

    ICOM Russia is a Russian National Committee of the International Council of Museum (ICOM), an international organization of museums and museum professionals committed to the conservation, continuation, and promotion of the world's natural and cultural heritage: http://icom.museum/

    The Russian National Committee has been an ICOM member since 1957. There are about 700 individual and 100 institutional members in ICOM Russia today. 

    Through its Executive Directorate, ICOM Russia has been conducting an active work with individual and collective members of the Committee, particularly: 

    • regularly informs about international events organized by ICOM and other museum organizations;

    • organizes and coordinates international symposia, conferences, and seminars focused on museum work, as well as national and regional trainings on museum management; 

    • designates the Committee’s representative delegation to participate in ICOM General Conferences, museum events and festivals; 

    • provides consultative and methodological assistance, etc.

    Executive Directorate ICOM Russia



    Afanasy Gnedovsky
    ICOM Russia Executive
    +7 903 103 4409

    Afanasy has been working at the Executive Board of ICOM Russia since December 2008. He is responsible for spreading information on the activities of the Russian museum community among international and other regional committees of ICOM. Afanasy translates the office documentation and runs correspondence with various international cultural institutions. He also communicates with legal consultants on Statutes project and coordinates work on corporate museums. Afanasy has a degree in history. His specialization is modern and contemporary history of Spain. 

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    Dinara Khalikova 
    Project Director         
    +7 903 542 5287

    Dinara joined the ICOM Russia Executive Board in November 2015. She is responsible for undertaking necessary measures for the implementation of ICOM projects, including meetings, activity planning and documentation, organizational assistance to ICOM individual and collective members. Dinara maintains the Committees’ website and social media pages. She studied Sociology at Lomonosov Moscow State University and Media and Cultural Studies at Lancaster University, United Kingdom. Dinara previously worked for the UNESCO Moscow Office for Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, the Republic of Moldova and the Russian Federation.