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Changing Expectations, Changing Experiences: Cultural Audiences in the Post‐pandemic World

This is a recorded session from the 2020 AAM Virtual Annual Meeting and MuseumExpo. Audience attitudes towards culture—including basic assumptions about what constitutes a cultural …

60 Ideas in 60 Minutes: Be the Change You Wish to See

This is a recorded session from the 2020 AAM Virtual Annual Meeting and MuseumExpo. Museum professionals must understand fundraising to create and sustain value for their communities. Using …

Three Models for Bridging Wellness and Museums

This is a recorded session from the 2020 AAM Virtual Annual Meeting and MuseumExpo. Museums are bridging into and out of health and wellness spaces. Gain a theoretical base, practical …

Pivoting Your Programming: Virtual and Other Unique Options for Small Museums

This is a recorded session from the 2020 AAM Virtual Annual Meeting and MuseumExpo. Learn more about how small museums are continuing to connect with their audiences, even when COVID‐19 …

Measuring Social Impact for Financial Sustainability

This is a recorded session from the 2020 AAM Virtual Annual Meeting and MuseumExpo. This session will unpack one museum’s journey to articulate and measure their social impact. …

Managing Your Museum Career through COVID‐19

This is a recorded session from the 2020 AAM Virtual Annual Meeting and MuseumExpo. The COVID‐19 pandemic has triggered unprecedented layoffs and furloughs across the globe, including in …

Let’s Make a Match: Museum Volunteers

This is a recorded session from the 2020 AAM Virtual Annual Meeting and MuseumExpo. Learn how an effective application process prevents onboarding volunteers who are not a good fit for your …

Is That Hung White? Revisiting Issues of Race and Inclusion in Exhibitions

This is a recorded session from the 2020 AAM Virtual Annual Meeting and MuseumExpo. In 2019, we got real and vulnerable about the consequences stemming from the lack of diversity and …

Engagement Strategies During Times of Low (or no) Attendance

This is a recorded session from the 2020 AAM Virtual Annual Meeting and MuseumExpo. This session looks at how museums can engage with their audience during times of low, no, or altered …

The Great Pivot: Transitioning from In‐Person to Virtual Fundraising Events at your Museum

This is a recorded session from the 2020 AAM Virtual Annual Meeting and MuseumExpo. Museum development professionals are canceling in‐person fundraising events as impacts of COVID‐19 …

Lessons in Equity from Culturally‐specific Museums

This is a recorded session from the 2020 AAM Virtual Annual Meeting and MuseumExpo. Many culturally‐specific museums are committed to providing space, a consistent platform, and an …

Considering AR or VR? Learn What We Learned from Our Projects and Visitors!

Embarking on an augmented or virtual reality project can be daunting. Learn what to watch out for, account for, and steer toward so you can avoid (or at least prepare for) problems that may …
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CARE-apy: Psychological Science and the Visitor Experience

Category: On-Demand Programs: Audience Research & Evaluation
When visitors leave a museum, in what ways are they different than when they walked in? What intellectual connections did visitors make with the ideas and artifacts with which they …

Applying Art History to Workplace Safety: Saving Lives and Growing Revenue at the Toledo Museum of Art

Category: Alliance Blog
Over the course of its distinguished 120-year history of art education, the Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) has offered classes that extend beyond simple drawing and painting into topics ranging …

Legislative Update and Museums Advocacy Day 2022 is Virtual

Category: Advocacy Alert
Advocacy Alert – November 19, 2021 In this Alliance Advocacy Alert: Act Now: Ask Congress to Approve Historic Increase for OMS Signed into Law: Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act …

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