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Measuring the Social Impact of Museums: Call for Study Sites

At this pivotal time in history, advocating for museums, their staff, and their collections is more important than ever. To do that successfully, though, we need to be able to demonstrate …

Museum specimens could help fight the next pandemic – why preserving collections is crucial to future scientific discoveries

Essential Evaluators: What’s in Your Soup?

6 Data-Tested Approaches to Building New Audiences

What Can Data Teach Us About Museum Collections?

Curiosity About History is Growing Across Generations, a New Survey Finds

Transforming Data into Stories with the Annual Survey of Museum-Goers

Forming a Cultural Alliance through the Annual Survey of Museum-Goers

Financial Sustainability Is Everyone’s Responsibility

Perceptions Matter – How Welcoming Are Cultural Organizations? (DATA)

Museums and AI: Is There a Ghost in the Machine?

Pinning Art: The Data and Stories behind Pinterest Traffic to the Online Collection

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AAM Welcomes Five New Board Members

For Immediate Release ARLINGTON, VA – The American Alliance of Museums (AAM), the only organization representing the entire scope of the museum community, today announced that five leading …

Meet Patrice, the Spy Museum robot who is opening a secret world to hospitalized kids

Category: COVID-19

Patrice is a small, sleek robot that is opening up the International Spy Museum to hospitalized children and young adults who can’t physically get to the building. This has proved to be …

Pivoting to Virtual Field Trips and Education Programs: Advice from The Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum

Category: Education & Interpretation
At The Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum, our mission is to teach history in order to impact behaviors today. With students in particular, we want them to encounter the history of …

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