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AAM Statement on Museum Ban in U.S. House of Representatives Community Project Funding (Earmark) Guidance

For Immediate Release Arlington, VA – The American Alliance of Museums (AAM)—representing over 35,000 individual museum professionals and volunteers, and museums of all types and sizes …

AAM Announces New Report on Museum Governance

For Immediate Release Museum Board Leadership 2024: A National Report Arlington, VA—The American Alliance of Museums (AAM), the only organization representing the entire scope of the museum …

AAM Welcomes Six 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 six leading …

AAM Announces Latest Accreditation Awards: 33 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 Recognizes 13 Individuals and 10 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 …

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 …
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Where does my museum start with the new NAGPRA regulations

Category: Collections Stewardship
The following guidance was developed with the assistance of subject matter experts in the museum field. The Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), enacted in 1990, …

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