2016 Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo

Thursday, May 26 - Sunday, May 29
Washington, DC

Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Registration Fall Special Now Open

Take advantage of the lowest available rates during the Fall Special. Register now through October 9 to secure the best rate. Explore other ways to save on attending the premier museum professional development opportunity of 2016. 

Power, Influence and Responsibility

Voltaire wrote, “With great power comes great responsibility.” Join us in our nation’s capital at the American Alliance of Museums 2016 Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo to explore how the themes of power, influence and responsibility shape the work of museums in the U.S. and around the world.

Learn more about the Annual Meeting theme. 

What is the AAM Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo?

The American Alliance of Museums Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo is the largest gathering of museum professionals in the world. “Going to AAM” – as attending the conference has come to be known – is considered the quintessential experience for museum professionals. The program is jam-packed with opportunities to hear diverse perspectives on a wide range of topics; to connect with your colleagues from across the country and around the world; and to engage in meaningful dialogue with peers from diverse backgrounds and from museums of all types.

Learn more about what makes the 2016 Annual Meeting a must-attend event!

Important Dates 

September 16      Fall Registration Special Opens
  Housing Reservations Open 
  Fellowship Application Opens 

October 9 

Fall Registration Special Deadline 

November 9 

Fellowship Application Deadline 


Session Proposal Notifications 

Early January  Meeting Program & Events Schedule Online
  Event Tickets Available for Purchase  

March 7 

Early Bird Registration Deadline 

April 29  Advance Registration Deadline 
  Event Ticket Sales Close 
  Housing Reservation Deadline 
  Cancellation Deadline 

May 26-29 

2016 Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo 
Washington, DC

Annual Meeting Theme

What is the Annual Meeting?

Schedule At-A-Glance




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Past and Future Meetings 

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