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More Than Words Solidarity Statements and Action

When it comes to structural racism, museums must be honest about their past mistakes, including how they will address them and what they believe in now. Sites of Conscience members will …

The Role of the Board in Times of Crisis

This is a recorded session from the 2020 AAM Virtual Annual Meeting and MuseumExpo. As the world responds to the impacts of COVID‐19, many museums are faced with the challenge to …

Museum Boards: Ethics, Transparency, and Public Scrutiny

This is a recorded session from the 2020 AAM Virtual Annual Meeting and MuseumExpo. This session addresses the recent controversies surrounding museum trustees who have been the target of …

Leadership: The Self-Aware Museum Leader

Leadership experts and museum colleagues address the links between self-awareness and successful leadership, in addition to the connections between self-aware leadership and organization…

Required Elements of an Institutional Plan

This recorded webinar explores the elements of an institutional plan based on core standards; the most common plan shortcomings; and different approaches to planning and imple…

New Structures and Strategies for Board Engagement and Fundraising

In this recorded webinar, presenters offer new structures and strategies to organize the relationship-building and fundraising work of the board, highlighting specific approaches and case …

Required Elements of a Museum Code of Ethics

In this recorded webinar, presenters discuss why every museum should have a tailored Code of Ethics that addresses the institution's specific issues, outlines its basic ethical and public …

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How Do You Design a Fair and Effective Compensation Program?

Category: Alliance Blog
At AAM, we were fortunate to have leadership’s support from the very beginning, and although the analysis did require a significant time commitment, it has been a worthwhile investment. …

A New Site of Conscience: Sing Sing Prison Museum

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
Five years ago, CFM’s TrendsWatch report examined how museums are helping society confront the need for criminal justice reform. Historic sites play an important role in this work, with …

August Advocacy Heats Up – Invite Congress to Visit Your Museum

Category: Advocacy Alert
Advocacy Alert – August 5, 2022 In this Alliance Advocacy Alert: #InviteCongress: Invite Congress to Visit Your Museum is August 15-19! Take Action: Urge Your Legislators to Support …

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