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American Alliance of Museums Welcomes Four New Board Members and New Board Leadership

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 four leading …

The Committee on Museum Professional Training (CoMPT) becomes the new Museum Studies Network

Forty-five years ago, Secretariat won the Triple Crown. Billie Jean King defeated Bobby Riggs in a legendary tennis match. John Dean testified on the Watergate scandal before the U.S. …

Museums are Better Because of AAM

Museum professionals from across the globe share personal stories about how AAM plays a vital role in their careers and for their institutions. Transcript  Laura Lott: The mission of the …

AAM 2019 Slate of Candidates for Board of Directors

AAM’s Board of Directors has nominated seven distinguished professionals from the museum field and beyond as candidates to serve on the Board with terms that begin in May 2019. Four are …

Congratulations, it’s a baby Professional Network!

Today, in conjunction with AAM and my brilliant colleagues Sarah Erdman and Dina Bailey, I’m excited to announce the arrival on the scene of a new Professional Network just for consultants, …

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Museum Colleague Shoutouts for 2023

Category: Alliance Blog
Last month we asked readers of our Field Notes newsletter to share their shoutouts for outstanding museum colleagues in honor of the new year. Here were some of the responses they shared: …

Chatting About Museums with ChatGPT

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
Two months ago, the research and development lab OpenAI released ChatGPT, an interactive “chatbot” powered by artificial intelligence. Chatbots aren’t new (I’ve been writing about …

Different by Design: A New, Inclusive Framework for Accessible Museum Exhibitions

Category: Alliance Blog
In January 2020, I authored a post for the Alliance Blog about speechless: different by design, an exhibition that I curated for the Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) and the High Museum of Art in …

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