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Hundreds of Advocates Speaking Up for Museums with Members of Congress on Museums Advocacy Day 2021

For Immediate Release ARLINGTON, VA–Over 600 museum advocates are urging Congress today to support sustained funding for museums in crisis due to pandemic-related closures. Organized by the …

Statement on the Violence at the US Capitol

American Alliance of Museums Announces Commitment to Fostering a More Welcoming Nation with Support of Ad Council’s “Belonging Begins With Us” Campaign

Museums Losing Millions, Job Losses Mount as COVID-19 Cases Surge

AAM Announces Latest Accreditation Awards: 13 Museums Receive this High Honor

AAM Awards 52 Museum Publications Winners in 2020

Evans Richardson IV Named Accreditation Commission Chair as the Program Enters its 50th Year

AAM Statement in Response to the Executive Order on Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping

AAM’s Statement on Ceased COVID-19 Relief Negotiations

American Alliance of Museums Proposes Plan to Get Field Back to Work

United States May Lose One-third of All Museums, New Survey Shows

American Alliance of Museums to participate in NEH Held in Trust: A National Convening on Conservation and Preservation

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Reckoning with a Reckoning: How Cultural Institutions Can Advance Equity

Category: Equity

As museums are increasingly outed by the communities they aim to serve about what art is presented, by whom and for what audiences, the onus for challenging the inherent structural …

Fears over editorial freedom as heritage bodies summoned to discuss contested history

Category: Global Thinking

The UK government announced a summit to discuss contested history that has some concerned about the editorial integrity of the museum s…

Do-it-Yourself Exhibits: How the National Museum of Natural History Created a New Model for Reaching People in Their Communities

Category: Exhibitions
The Challenge Years before the world was thrown into the coronavirus pandemic, the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) sought to increase awareness about the concept of …

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