Supporting Associations Of The Hildesheim Cathedral Museum
The Cathedral Museum is supported by two associations: the Dombauverein Hildesheim (Cathedral Construction Society Hildesheim) and the Verein für Geschichte und Kunst im Bistum Hildesheim (Society for History and Art in the Diocese Hildesheim).
The non-profit `Dombauverein Hohe Domkirche Hildesheim e.V.´ (its full name) was founded in 2009. The purpose of the Dombauverein is to promote the world heritage of the Hildesheim St. Mary's Cathedral and the Cathedral Museum in terms of preservation, art history and religion. It supports the architectural preservation as well as the proper usage of St. Mary's Cathedral and the Cathedral Museum and its treasures and works of art.
Verein für Geschichte und Kunst im Bistum Hildesheim
Der Verein für Geschichte und Kunst im Bistum Hildesheim was founded from the 'Verein für Heimatkunde im Bistum Hildesheim' (Society for History in the Diocese of Hildesheim) which was established in 1926. The objectives of the association are to research the history of the diocese and promote any associated work as well as to research and preserve ecclesiastical monuments of art from the region of the diocese, to foster the preservation of religious traditions and to promote the Cathedral Museum, the Cathedral Library and the Archives of the Diocese.