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With AAM membership you receive access to thousands of resources and tools to ensure best practices, 50,000 other museum professionals to bounce ideas off of and ask advice from, and networking and professional development opportunities to advance your career.


AAM: What I find when talking to people who want to get access to our resources, because we have hundreds of resources, the things that they really value the most are access to our sample documents.Autaneshia Staveloz: I am a member of AAM because it is the one-stop shop for museum resources.

Kayleigh Bryant Greenwell: Being a member of AAM has helped my career by showing me the breadth of the museum field at large.

Toni Kiser: AAM has helped my career by helping me to stay educated on different aspects of collections and museum studies as they’ve sort of come up and as they’ve changed in the twelve to fourteen years that I’ve been in this job.

Saleem Penny: Most of the American Alliance of Museum professional development opportunities are free or low cost, depending on the membership level, and that’s been a huge asset for me at my museum.

AAM: The number one reason for somebody just starting out in their career to join is the access to the professional networks.

Auntanesia Staveloz: I joined AAM because, because it is the one-stop-shop for all museum resources. It’s the place where I can come and really get a feel for everything museum.

Sebastián Encina: AAM allows me to connect with colleagues and friends all over the country and all over the world.

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