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AAM’s Environment and Climate Network Announces Six Sustainability Excellence Awards

For immediate release Arlington, VA—In a uniquely challenging year, six museums have been recognized by the American Alliance of Museums’ Environment and Climate Network as exemplars in the …

AAM Welcomes Five New Board Members

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 five leading …

Statement on the Verdict of the State of Minnesota v. Derek Michael Chauvin

As interpreters and educators of history and culture, museums and museum professionals have borne witness and recorded our nation’s reckoning with issues of racial inequities in the past …

AAM Announces Findings from Impact of COVID-19 on People in the Museum Field Survey

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

AAM Announces Latest Accreditation Awards: 21 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 21 reaccreditation …

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

Dear Museum Community, The violence and chaos that ensued in our nation’s capital on January 6 was horrifying and reprehensible, and a clear attack on our democracy and society propagated …

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

National initiative encourages welcoming attitudes and actions in communities across America   For immediate release Arlington, VA – The American Alliance of Museums (AAM), the only …

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

For Immediate Release Arlington, VA—The American Alliance of Museums (AAM), the only organization representing the entire scope of the museum community, today reported museums are losing …

AAM Announces Latest Accreditation Awards: 13 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 13 reaccreditation …

AAM Awards 52 Museum Publications Winners in 2020

October 30, 2020 – Arlington, VA — Fifty-two museum publications have gained accolades in the 29th annual Museum Publications Design Competition, presented by the American Alliance of …

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

October 27, 2020 ARLINGTON, VA – The Chair of the Board of Directors of the American Alliance of Museums (AAM), Chevy Humphrey, has announced today the appointment of Evans Richardson IV, …
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