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AAM Code of Ethics for Museums

Adopted 1993 by the AAM Board of Directors and amended in 2000 Please note that the Code of Ethics for Museums references the American Association of Museums (AAM), now called the American …

Code of Ethics

The Alliance has compiled this set of code of ethics resources from amongst its own offerings as well as those throughout the nonprofit and museum sector. Alliance Resources Institutional …

Institutional Code of Ethics

Purpose Museums are required to have a formally approved, separate, and distinct institutional code of ethics. An institutional code of ethics expresses the institution’s policies, …

Ethics

Ethics are principles that help people make choices about what they ought to do. Ethical practices are based on rights, obligations, or other values. Acting ethically means adopting …

Accountability and Ethics

The Alliance has compiled this set of accountability and ethics resources from amongst its own offerings as well as those throughout the nonprofit and museum sector. Alliance Resources The …

Glimpses of the Ethical Future

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
Today’s guest post is by Sally Yerkovich, director of the Institute of Museum Ethics at Seton Hall University and instigator of the Forecast on the Future of Museum Ethics. You can catch up …

Ethics, Standards, and Professional Practices

Excellence across the museum field begins with the ethics and standards that the field sets for itself to promote accountability, provide a basis for good decision-making, and prove a …

Ethics Smackdown: Preamble

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
Last week I wrote about the Ethics Smackdown that took place at the Alliance annual meeting last month. This week, Sally Yerkovich, director of the Institute of Museum Ethics at Seton Hall …

Ethics Smackdown: A Preview of the Future?

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
I returned from the Alliance annual meeting in Baltimore to find my scanning feeds clogged with a spate of articles about the threat of the state-appointed emergency manager selling …

The Future of Museum Ethics: Launching the Forecast

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
This week, the Center for the Future of Museums and the Institute of Museum Ethics at Seton Hall University launch the Future of Museum Ethics forecast, a project to identify emerging …

Digesting the Future of Museum Ethics

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
I’m suffering from a bad case of “be careful what you wish for.” The Forecasting the Future of Museum Ethics project that CFM has been running with the Institute of Museum Ethics at Seton …

Ethics Smackdown: For the Resolution

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
This is the fourth and (for now) final installment of our report on the debate held at the Alliance in May regarding the future of museum ethics. In today’s post, James Bradburne, director …

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