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Recent Posts by Laura Lott

From the President: Facing Change, Making Change

Category: Museum Magazine
Six years ago, AAM convened a group of museum leaders to answer a burning question: Why, despite decades of work from so many dedicated people, was the field still struggling to make …

From the President and CEO: Meeting the Climate Change Challenge

Category: Museum Magazine
AAM’s vision is “a just and sustainable world informed and enriched by thriving museums that contribute to the resiliency and equity of their communities.” I am constantly impressed and …

From the President and CEO: Coming Together Again

Category: Museum Magazine
The AAM team has been working hard to design a thoughtfully planned meeting that takes full advantage of this pivotal moment. Museums are at a turning point where we must make foundational …

From the President and CEO: Museums Matter

Category: Museum Magazine
This article originally appeared in the March/April 2022 issue of Museum magazine, a benefit of AAM membership. We just concluded one of my favorite events of the year—Museums Advocacy Day! …

Museums Will Be Vital to the Nation’s Recovery

Category: Advocacy
Prepared Remarks of Laura L. Lott President and CEO, American Alliance of Museums Welcome session from Museums Advocacy Day 2022 February 28, 2022 Good morning, museum advocates. Welcome to …

From the President and CEO: Equity and Excellence

Category: Museum Magazine
This article originally appeared in the January/February 2022 issue of Museum magazine, a benefit of AAM membership. Like society at large, the museum field is at a pivotal moment of …

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