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Museums Matter – Invite Congress to Visit Your Museum and Legislative Updates

Category: Advocacy Alert
Advocacy Alert – June 26, 2019 Invite Congress to Visit Your Museum and Legislative Updates Did you know that a visit to the museum can change how elected officials think about …

Exhibits Win Awards Competition at AAM Annual Meeting

ARLINGTON, VA –  JUNE 12,  2019 – New Orleans, LA – Seven museum exhibitions received accolades in the 31st annual Excellence in Exhibition Competition, presented by the American Alliance …

Contact Congress Now! – Chance for Historic Funding Increase for the Office of Museum Services

Category: Advocacy Alert
Advocacy Alert – June 10, 2019 Contact Congress Now! – Chance for Historic Funding Increase for the Office of Museum Services The House FY 2020 Labor-HHS-Education …

Read the Winners of This Year’s Excellence in Exhibition Label Writing Competition

Category: Exhibitions
Exhibition labels are a primary tool museums use to communicate with visitors, so every word (and punctuation mark!) counts. To underscore this, AAM’s Curators Committee sponsors a …

#AAM2019 Keynote: Kippen de Alba Chu and Kimberly Drew

Category: 2019 Annual Meeting
< Disclaimer: This video is unedited and contains several “unbeeped” profanities. Transcript Kippen de Alba Chu: Good morning, everyone. Yeah, this morning’s script was …

American Alliance of Museums Names Ten Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion Fellows

Category: Press Release
ARLINGTON, VA – May 16, 2019 – The American Alliance of Museums (AAM) today announced ten Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion (DEAI) Fellows who will work with AAM through 2021 …