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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 …

AAM Announces 2021 Publication Design Competition Winners; National Gallery of Victoria Receive Top Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ARLINGTON, VA – November 1, 2021 – The American Alliance of Museums announced the winners of its annual Publication Design Competition today. Judges recognized 27 …

Communities for Immunity Announces First Round Awardees

Arlington, VA-The Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC) and the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) today announced the recipients of the first round of funding for …

Museums and Libraries Join Forces to Boost Vaccine Confidence

For Immediate Release Arlington, VA—The Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC), the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and …

AAM Announces Latest Accreditation Awards: 25 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 9 first-time …

Twenty-seven organizations have gained accolades in the 22nd annual Media & Technology MUSE Awards

For Immediate Release Arlington, VA —Twenty-seven organizations have gained accolades in the 22nd annual Media & Technology MUSE Awards, presented by the Media & Technology …

NEW REPORT: Museums Can Help to Combat Ageism Through Creative Aging Investments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   ARLINGTON, VA — The American Alliance of Museums (AAM), the only organization representing the entire scope of the museum community, today released a …

AAM Recognizes Three Individuals and Two 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, is …

AAM Latino Network Releases “Strategies for Engaging and Representing Latinos in Museums”

For Immediate Release Arlington, VA – The Latino Network of the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) today released Strategies for Engaging and Representing Latinos in Museums. This resource, …

Museum Recovery Expected to Take Years Due to Devastating 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 confirmed the dire economic …

AAM Statement on President Biden’s Budget Proposal Details for Fiscal Year 2022

 For Immediate Release ARLINGTON, VA—Laura Lott, President and CEO of the American Alliance of Museums, issued the following statement today in response to the Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 budget …

AAM’s Education Committee Announces Four Pandemic Innovation and Education Awards

For Immediate Release Arlington, VA—The COVID-19 pandemic altered many established museum education practices. In response to these challenging times, museum education staff created …
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CARE-apy: Psychological Science and the Visitor Experience

Category: On-Demand Programs: Audience Research & Evaluation
When visitors leave a museum, in what ways are they different than when they walked in? What intellectual connections did visitors make with the ideas and artifacts with which they …

Changing Expectations, Changing Experiences: Cultural Audiences in the Post‐pandemic World

Category: On-Demand Programs: Engaging Audiences
This is a recorded session from the 2020 AAM Virtual Annual Meeting and MuseumExpo. Audience attitudes towards culture—including basic assumptions about what constitutes a cultural …

60 Ideas in 60 Minutes: Be the Change You Wish to See

Category: On-Demand Programs: Financial Sustainability
This is a recorded session from the 2020 AAM Virtual Annual Meeting and MuseumExpo. Museum professionals must understand fundraising to create and sustain value for their communities. Using …

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