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Point of View: Inspiring Reflection in Museums

Why and how the perspective and purpose of museums should …

What Makes a Museum Member?

Museums need to take a hybrid approach to the visit…

From the President: The Subject of a Story

This article originally appeared in Museum magazine’s March/April 2023 issue, a benefit of AAM membership.  By the time you read this, I will have just joined hundreds of museum …

Point of View: The Stories We Weave

Storytelling in museums can be a tool of …

A Secret Mission at the Children’s Museum Houston

At the Children’s Museum Houston, stories are hidden in p…

Historic Sotterley is Finding Common Ground

After a reinterpretation process, Historic Sotterley now tells the stories of all the people who lived o…

At The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation the Play’s the Thing

With its museum theater program, The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation cultivates creativity in interpretation without compromi…
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A Human-Centered Approach to Guest Services

Category: Alliance Blog
Compared to other areas of museum work, guest services (or visitor services, as it’s sometimes known) often gets overlooked for the impact it has on community-building. This may be because, …

#AAM2023 General Session

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A recording of the 2023 AAM Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo General Session is coming soon. Below, find the full transcript of remarks from Joyce Tsai, Gary Steuer, Dawn DiPrince, Chevy …

Advancing DEAI in a Polarized World

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Recently, we hosted a webinar with museum leaders on values-based communications for diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion (DEAI). While all attendees were eager to commit fully …

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