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AAM Announces Latest Accreditation Awards: 52 Museums Achieve This Distinction

For Immediate Release Arlington, VA – The American Alliance of Museums (AAM), the only organization representing the entire scope of the museum community, today announced 5 first time …

Diversity, Equity To Become Required for Museum Accreditation, Standards

For Immediate Release Arlington, VA – The American Alliance of Museums (AAM), the only organization representing the entire scope of the museum community, today announced a multi-year …

American Alliance of Museums Announces Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole to Join AAM as Senior DEAI Fellow

ARLINGTON, VA – August 2, 2022 – The American Alliance of Museums (AAM) today announced that renowned museum leader and social justice advocate, Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole, will join the …

AAM Announces Latest Accreditation Awards: 23 Museums Achieve This Distinction

For Immediate Release Arlington, VA – The American Alliance of Museums (AAM), the only organization representing the entire scope of the museum community, today announced 4 first time …

AAM Statement on the Supreme Court Decision to Overturn Roe v. Wade

The recent Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade is an assault on human rights, with people of color and people from low-income backgrounds suffering the greatest consequences. The …

Announcing AAM’s 2022-2023 Board Officers

For Immediate Release ARLINGTON, VA – The American Alliance of Museums (AAM), the only organization representing the entire scope of the museum community, announced the slate of officers to …

AAM Statement on The Montpelier Foundation Board and Montpelier Descendants Committee

AAM stands with the descendants of the enslaved at Montpelier and the community’s right to define itself. In June 2021, The Montpelier Foundation (TMF) committed to, and confirmed in its …

AAM Announces Latest Accreditation Awards: 12 Museums Receive this High Honor

For Immediate Release Arlington, VA – The American Alliance of Museums (AAM), the only organization representing the entire scope of the museum community, today announced two first-time …

Hundreds of Advocates Speaking Up for Museums with Members of Congress on Museums Advocacy Day 2022

For Immediate Release ARLINGTON, VA–Today 550 advocates are participating in Museums Advocacy Day to urge Congress to support sustained funding for museums experiencing compounding …

Museum Field Experiencing Compounding Financial Losses, New Survey Reveals

For Immediate Release Arlington, VA—The American Alliance of Museums (AAM), the only organization representing the entire scope of the museum community, today released the findings from new …

American Alliance of Museums Announces New Strategic Framework

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Arlington, VA – The American Alliance of Museums (AAM) announced today the release of their 2022-2025 Strategic Framework. The Strategic Framework is a critical work …

AAM Announces Latest Accreditation Awards: 15 Museums Receive this High Honor

For Immediate Release Arlington, VA – The American Alliance of Museums (AAM), the only organization representing the entire scope of the museum community, today announced 5 first-time …
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#AAM2023: New Focus, New Flow, New Formats

Category: Alliance Blog
For as long as anyone could remember, AAM’s 115-year-old Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo had been structured in about the same way. As with most professional conferences, people who wanted …

The BTA 2022 Art Museum Trustee Survey

Category: Research and Reports
The Characteristics, Roles, and Experiences of Black Trustees Foreword The Black Trustee Alliance for Art Museums (BTA) was established in 2021 to transform art museums into more equitable …

Art Museum Staff Demographic Survey 2022

Category: Research and Reports
Foreword Art museums aspire to play a singular social role for the public—they commit to both preserving and stewarding collections of art for current and future generations, while also …

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