Recent Posts by Joseph Klem

Statement from Alliance President & CEO Laura Lott on the Partial Federal Government Shutdown

Category: Press Release
In response to the partial federal government shutdown, Laura Lott, President and CEO of the American Alliance of Museums, said federally operated museums, as well as national parks, …

AAM Names Beaulieu and Richardson New Accreditation Commissioners

Category: Press Release
AAM has appointed Rebekah Beaulieu and Evans Richardson IV as new Accreditation Commissioners, with terms that begin January 1, 2019 and end Decembe…

American Alliance of Museums Announces One Newly Accredited Museum and 15 Reaccreditations

Category: Press Release
Accredited at the October 2018 meeting of the Alliance's Accreditation Commission, 16 museums have demonstrated they meet standards and best practices and represented themselves as …

American Alliance of Museums Empanels Education Task Force

Category: Press Release
The Alliance has empaneled a task force to examine whether educational philosophies should be articulated as one of the  core documents that museums maintain to ensure professional …

Nevada Museum of Art, Bartlett Design Garner Top Prize in Alliance 2018 Publications Design Competition

Category: Press Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ARLINGTON, VA – “Unsettled,” the exhibition catalog from the Nevada Museum of Art, has been honored with the best-in-show award in the 2018 Museum Publications Design …

20 Museums Tapped for Initiative to Create Learning Opportunities For Older Adults

Category: Press Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Arlington, VA – Aroha Philanthropies, the American Alliance of Museums, and Lifetime Arts announced today that 20 museums and organizations have been tapped to …