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Looking Ahead: Embracing Sustainability and Resiliency for a Better Tomorrow

The United Nations (UN) Climate Week provides a platform for organizations which include museums and cultural institutions to come together to discuss how an understanding on environmental …

CAREapy: Expanding COVES to Art Museums

The Collaboration for Ongoing Visitor Experience Studies (COVES) is designed to unite museums in systematically collecting audience-level data with a focus on institutional and field-wide …

Decolonizing Museum Collections: A Conversation between Colleagues in the Field (CSAAM)

Are you curious about the work surrounding Decolonizing museum collections? Presented by Collections Stewardship Professional Network (CSAAM) and the CSAAM Emerging Museum Professional …

#AAM2021 Elevate Stage Session: Increasing Racial and Ethnic Diversity on Museum Boards

How do we diversify the makeup of museum boards while promoting artists, curators, leaders, and museums who preserve and tell the stories of people of color? Many museums are challenged …

Social Media Benchmarking: Evaluation Projects in Action at the Cleveland Museum of Art

Watch this recorded webinar in which the Cleveland Museum of Art shares how they undertook a dedicated exploration into new metrics for social media benchmarking upon the museum’s temporary …

Forecasting the Future of Financial Sustainability Webinar

As museums navigate the financial crisis precipitated by COVID-19, leaders need to craft short-term strategies for survival, as well as long-term strategies succeeding in the post-COVID …

Museums as Keepers of the Future

Watch this keynote speech from Elizabeth Merritt at the Museoalan Teemapäivät Museum Theme Days seminar in Helsinki City Theatre, Helsinki, Finland. In this presentation, Ms. Merritt talks …

A Glimpse of the Post-pandemic Future

Watch this plenary talk by Elizabeth Merritt from the #AAMvirtual​ 2020 Annual Meeting for the American Alliance o…

Stories of Inclusion: Responding to Visitors with Cognitive, Developmental and Emotional Disabilities

In this recorded webinar, accessibility experts and advocates explore the issues, challenges, and successes of addressing the needs and expectations of visitors and families of visitors …

Sustainability Excellence Award (SEA) 2020 – Mystic Seaport and Phipps Conservatory

Watch this recorded webinar highlighting two of the four museums that won the 2020 Sustainability Excellen…

Sustainability Excellence Award 2020 – National Nordic Museum and Spurlock Museum of World Culture

Watch this recorded webinar highlighting two of the four museums that won the 2020 Sustainability Excellen…

Looking Ahead: Sustainability Adding Value to Reopening (Update)

View this recorded webinar presented by AAM's Environment & Climate Network in which leaders from across the museum field convened in partnership to share their approaches to environmental …
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Category: Education & Interpretation

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Category: Surveys & Reports

The Getty has launched a YouTube series called 'Becoming Artsy', available to stream weekly and hosted by the museum's senior creative producer Jessie Hendricks. 'Becoming Artsy' was …

BayEcotarium urges Gov. Newsom to allocate 1% of Climate Action funds toward Museum driven STEAM Education in California

Category: Environmental Sustainability

On Indigenous Peoples Day, Bay Ecotarium President & CEO, George Jacob called upon California Governor Gavin Newsom to allocate 1% of the $15 billion announced towards Climate Action …

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