The International Alliance of Museums of the Silk Road was jointly initiated by three international organizations, namely, the Special Committee of Museums of the Silk Road of Chinese Museums Association (with 69 member units), the International Association for the Study of Silk Road Textiles (with 28 member units), and the International Friendly Alliance of Museums of the Silk Road (with 54 member units), in addition to one Pakistani museum, and one Tanzanian museum. It has 161 member units, including 50 international organizations and 111 Chinese organizations.

The Alliance will play an active role in themed exhibitions, information sharing, joint research, specialist exchange, and talent cultivation regarding cultural heritage in countries and regions along the Silk Road. By so doing it aims to boost international cooperation among museums along the Silk Road, strengthen ties and cooperation among museum-related international organizations, raise public awareness of and engagement in cross-cultural communication and cooperation, and cement the people-to-people bond along the Silk Road.

Wang Chunfa

President
Director of National Museum of China  

Liu Wanming

Secretary General
Deputy Director of National Museum of China

An Laishun

Vice President
Secretary General of Chinese Museums Association

Zhao Feng

Vice President
Director of China National Silk Museum

Wu Zhiyue

Vice President
Director of Fujian Museum

Wang Bin

Vice President
Director of Tang West Market Museum

Nang Lao Ngin

Vice President
Director of National Museum of Myanmar

Arystanbek Mukhamediuly

Vice President
Director of National Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Naila Valikhanova

Vice President
Director of National Museum of History of Azerbaijan

Bojana Borić Brešković

Vice President
Director of National Museum in Belgrade, Serbia