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Hundreds of Advocates Meeting in Washington, DC with Members of Congress on Museums Advocacy Day 2024

For Immediate Release Washington, DC — More than 300 staff, students, board members, volunteers, supporters, and independent professionals who work for and with museums travelled to …

Marilyn Jackson Named the New President and CEO of the American Alliance of Museums

For Immediate Release Arlington, VA—After a comprehensive national search, Marilyn Jackson has been named the next President and CEO of the American Alliance of Museums. Jackson will assume …

AAM Announces Latest Accreditation Awards: 43 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 2 first time …

AAM Announces Excellence in DEAI Steering Committee Members

For Immediate Release: Arlington, VA – The American Alliance of Museums, the only organization representing the entire scope of the museum community, has announced the members of its …

AAM Appoints Six New Accreditation Commissioners

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   ARLINGTON, VA — The Chair of the Board of Directors of the American Alliance of Museums (AAM), Jorge Zamanillo, has announced today the appointment of six …

New Standards for Museums with Native American Collections (SMNAC) Now Available

New Document Calls for Equitable Partnership Between Museums and Native Communities For immediate release SANTA FE, NM/ARLINGTON, VA—Today, the School for Advanced Research (SAR) and the …

AAM Announces Latest Accreditation Awards: 29 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 2 first time …

Museum Field Attendance, Financial, Staffing Recovery to Take Years, New Survey Finds

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

AAM Recognizes Six Individuals and Five Institutions for Exemplary Work in the Museum Field

For immediate release ARLINGTON, VA – The Board of Directors of the American Alliance of Museums (AAM), the only organization representing the entire scope of the museum community, today …

AAM Announces Leadership Transition

Credited with leading transformational change, President and CEO Laura Lott steps down in June For Immediate Release ARLINGTON, VA – The American Alliance of Museums (AAM), the only …

AAM Welcomes Three New Board Members and New Board Leadership

For Immediate Release ARLINGTON, VA – The American Alliance of Museums (AAM), the only organization representing the entire scope of the museum community, today announced that three leading …

AAM Announces Latest Accreditation Awards: 41 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 one first time …
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Planning for Sustainable Success, Building a Development Plan for Museums

Category: Financial Sustainability
A strategic annual development plan is the document every nonprofit organization should have to identify how much money it needs to raise, and how it will successfully secure those …

Point of View: In Defense of Volunteerism in Museums

Category: Museum Magazine
Volunteers play a vital role for museums, and museums need to prioritize their voluntee…

Welcoming Change at the USC Pacific Asia Museum

Category: Museum Magazine
The USC Pacific Asia Museum took a trust-building approach to working with docents on an evolving education program for stu…

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