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

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

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Restarting Teams to Restart Museums

Category: Leadership
As we develop strategies and protocols that will allow us to safely reopen our museums, we’re faced with a glut of new challenges to consider: How can we welcome members and visitors back? …

‘We’re Holding Down the Fort’: How Guards, Groundskeepers, and Collections Managers Across the US Are Doing Their Jobs in Shuttered Museums

Category: COVID-19
<p>It's been roughly two months since museums across the US, both big and small, were forced to shutter abruptly. Most of them had to do so with only a few days notice, meaning there was …

By Redeploying Her Staff in Some Ingenious New Ways, the Director of Texas’s Blanton Museum Has Managed to Avoid Job Cuts Entirely

Category: COVID-19
<p>As museums shuttered throughout the US, many were forced to cut staff through layoffs and furloughs, including New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Broad in Los Angeles. But …

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