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Recent Posts by Laura Lott

Reimagining a 114-Year-Old Conference: Reflections on Day One of #AAMvirtual

Category: 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting
For the first time in our 114-year history, the American Alliance of Museums Annual Meeting and MuseumExpo is being held virtually! Kicking off on International Museum Day with thousands of …

Now Is the Time to Rebuild a Better Museum Field

Category: 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting
Prepared Remarks of Laura L. Lott President & CEO of the American Alliance of Museums Opening General Session of the 2020 AAM Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo May 18, 2020 Hello! And …

Financial Sustainability Is Everyone’s Responsibility

Category: 2019 Annual Meeting
Prepared Remarks of Laura L. Lott President & CEO of the American Alliance of Museums Opening General Session of the 2019 Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo May 20, 2019 Good morning and …

A Season of Kindness

Category: Influence of Museums
Much like museums, my daughter’s school distributes a quarterly calendar at which I typically glance to note important dates like the ubiquitous school closings, PTA meetings, and volunteer …

Leading By Example, Not by Mandate

Category: Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion
Champion museums and nurture excellence in partnership with our members and allies. This is the Alliance’s mission statement and a call to action that is driving results across the museum …

With Liberty and Justice for All!

Category: Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion
One hundred and thirty-three years after the Statue of Liberty first arrived in New York harbor, to the day, my husband and I took our daughter to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island on …

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