Alliance and Association of Art Museum Directors Oppose Berkshire Museum Deaccession Plans

The Alliance and the Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD) issued a statement July 25 expressing their deep opposition to plans of the Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield, MA to sell works from its collection to provide funds for its endowment, make capital investments, and pay for daily operations.

Advocacy for Museums Going Strong Through August; Here’s How You Can Help

Nearly 950 museum organizations signed on to a letter we sent to Congress in support of the key federal programs that help museums serve their communities. See who signed from your state, and find out how to invite your members of Congress to visit your museum during their August recess.

Alliance Taps Bartow-Melia as Next Chair of Accreditation Commission

Amy is the MacMillan Associate Director for Audience Engagement at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in Washington, DC. She will begin her three-year term as chair of the commission in January 2018, and has been serving on the commission since 2015.



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