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When an Artist Becomes Director

Community Engagement & Impact
I want to change people’s lives through art. Simple as that. I thought I would accomplish this goal as an artist, but as my career progressed, doors opened in a different direction. I …

Six Exhibitions Recognized for Excellence by American Alliance of Museums

Press Release
For Immediate Release PHOENIX, AZ – Six museum exhibitions have gained accolades in the 30th annual Excellence in Exhibition Competition, presented by the American Alliance of Museums …

Museums are More than a Year-End Field Trip

Annual Meeting
Prepared Remarks of Laura L. Lott President & CEO of the American Alliance of Museums Opening General Session of the 2018 Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo May 7, 2018 Good morning …

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Spotlight: Three Must-Reads on Museums and Education

So many museums are experimenting with new approaches to expand their role in education and learning through new partnerships, creative outreach strategies, and innovative programs. Here are three articles that share new ideas and models that will help you enhance your museum's educational programming and better serve your community.

Top Ten Takeaways from the Museums & Schools: The LA Convening

Inviting Children In: Valuing The Youngest Museum Visitors

My Primary School is at the Museum – Squaring the Circle