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Recent Posts by Laura Lott

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 …

Difficult but Necessary

Category: Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion
I am privileged to be part of many special museum events—openings, re-openings, milestone anniversaries and the like. Each is special—for the museum; for the hardworking boards, staffs, and …

Sharing Outcomes from “Don’t Raid the Cookie Jar” – Opening remarks by Laura Lott

Category: Alliance Blog
This post is adapted from opening remarks made by Alliance CEO Laura Lott at “Don’t Raid the Cookie Jar: Creating Early Interventions to Prevent Deaccessioning Crises,” a …

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