Annette B. Fromm of Miami Beach, Florida, was elected to a second term
as President of the International Committee of Museums of Ethnography
(ICME) at their annual meeting in Shanghai in November 2010. ICME is one
of 31 International Committees of the International Council of Museums
(ICOM), which bring together experts in a number of museum specialties.
The 2010 ICME annual conference, on the theme "The Challenging
Museum/Challenging the Museum," as well as other topics, was held as
part of the 22nd Annual Conference of ICOM.
Fromm serves as
Assistant Professor and Coordinator of the Graduate Certificate of
Museum Studies at Florida International University in Miami, Florida.
She has over thirty years of experience in museums and community
projects in Ohio, Oklahoma, and Florida. Her work has ranged from
institutions which emphasize ethnic cultural diversity to historic
preservation. Dr. Fromm has published articles on immigrant-ethnic
groups in America, Native Americans in museums, multicultural museums,
historic preservation and community, Jews in Greece, Sephardic folklore,
Greek folklore, and folk art. Fromm also serves as Chair of the Florida