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The A in DEAI: Seven tips for greater accessibility at events

In being a museum professional during the social media age, there are few things cooler than getting to be a Social Media Journalist for the American Alliance of Museum (AAM) conference. In …

Opening Session and Keynote Speaker Kevin Jennings

Kevin Jennings, president of the Tenement Museum and Former Assistant Deputy Secretary of Education, shares how everyone's story is worth telling and reminds us that we're only a generation …

Keynote Speakers Donovan Livingston & Frank Waln

Award-winning educator Donovan Livingston and Sicangu Lakota hip hop artist Frank Waln explore what a decolonized system of education would look like and how museums can p…

Keynote Speaker Ericka Huggins

Get inspired by keynote speaker Ericka Huggins -- educator, Black Panther Party member, and former politica…

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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 …

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

Category: On-Demand Programs: Engaging Audiences
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

Category: On-Demand Programs: Financial Sustainability
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 …

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