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Seeding Vitality Arts at the Newark Museum

Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
The Alliance is collaborating with Aroha Philanthropies and Lifetime Arts to support a cohort of 15 to 17 museums in a program to create instructional arts workshop series for older adults. …

With Liberty and Justice for All!

Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion
One hundred and thirty-three years after the Statue of Liberty first arrived in New York harbor, to the day, my husband and I took our daughter to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island on …

The Reinforcement Crew: Colleagues Helping Colleagues

Collections Stewardship
Each year since 2007 museum collections professionals from around the nation have donated their time and expertise to help other institutions in need.  This wonderful program improves the …

Keynote Speaker Ericka Huggins

2018 Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ
Get inspired by keynote speaker Ericka Huggins -- educator, Black Panther Party member, and former politica…

What Small Museums Need (& Don’t)

Accreditation
Over the course of 2016, ten small museums participated in an AAM pilot project called the Small Museum Accreditation Academy. The Academy, which was developed through a grant from the …

Facing Change: A New Report from the American Alliance of Museums’ Working Group on DEAI

Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion
As director of inclusion at AAM, I help shape the Alliance’s strategic direction in our diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion (DEAI) focus area. I am responsible for leading our …
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Spotlight: Three Must-Reads on Environment and Climate

The world is changing and if we don't keep up, there won't be a world to change with. Here are three articles that share new ideas and models that will help your museum becoming more environmentally sustainable.

Change is in the air!

How Green is Your Museum? A Call for Case Studies

The Path to Sustainability—Working Together