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American Alliance of Museums Announces Accreditations

The American Alliance of Museums (AAM) today announced 22 museums were reaccredited, and one received its first-time accreditation, at the June 2018 meeting of the Accreditation …

AAM’s Museum Magazine Receives Top Honor From Association Media & Publishing

Aroha Philanthropies Announces National Initiative in Collaboration with the American Alliance of Museums and Lifetime Arts

Historic Naval Ships Association Joins Forces with Other Museum Groups

Six Exhibitions Recognized for Excellence by American Alliance of Museums

American Alliance of Museums Statement on President’s Spending Cut Package

American Alliance of Museums Welcomes Three New Board Members and New Board Chair

American Alliance of Museums Releases New Report to Guide Museums’ Work on Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion

American Alliance of Museums Honors Smithsonian Latino Center with 2018 Award for Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion

American Alliance of Museums Honors Joanne Jones-Rizzi with 2018 Award for Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion

American Alliance of Museums Honors Hallie Winter with 2018 Nancy Hanks Award

Statement on Supreme Judicial Court Ruling in Berkshire Museum Case

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The Art of Recovery: How a Radical Public Art Experiment Is Reshaping Sicily 50 Years After a Devastating Earthquake

Category: Facing Change
On a recent day this summer, I left the colorful, urban interventions and crowded revelries of Manifesta 12 in Palermo, Sicily, and descended into the rural, arid Belice Valley. I was …

On Cross Collecting, or Cross-Over Buying

Category: Curatorial Practice
Since the start of the new millennium, there has been an increase in cross-collecting (sometimes called 'cross-over buying'). This might seem like a recent phenomenon according to what we …

How to Win Friends and Influence People by Attending Museum Conferences

Category: Global Thinking
Two years ago, in 2016, I had the opportunity to attend the AAM Annual Meeting in Washington DC, thanks to the Getty Leadership and Career Management Program Fellowship. Little did I know …