Mission

The Canadian Art Museum Directors Organization (CAMDO)  is a professional network of peers – directors of public Canadian art museums and galleries – that advances knowledge and expertise among its members, finds solutions to shared challenges, and represents the sector on issues of national significance.

History

The Canadian Art Museums Directors Organization was founded in 1964 to promote professional standards for art museum directors in Canada. Among the founding members were William Withrow of the Art Gallery of Ontario, Ferdinand Eckhardt of the Winnipeg Art Gallery and Charles Comfort of the National Gallery of Canada. The organization was incorporated in 2002. As of April 2007, CAMDO hired its first Executive Director.