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Report: Cultural Institutions’ 2022-2023 Investment Policies, Practices, & Performance

Download the report Introduction In 2023, the American Alliance of Museums, Fiducient Advisors, and The Morton Arboretum conducted a national investment benchmarking study aimed at …

External Pressures on Museum-Going: A 2023 Annual Survey of Museum-Goers Data Story

This visual Data Story is based on findings from the 2023 Annual Survey of Museum-Goers, a national survey of American museum visitors from AAM and Wilkening Consulting. Every year, the …

Leisure-Time Shifts in a (Mostly) Post-Pandemic World: A 2023 Annual Survey of Museum-Goers Data Story

There have been a lot of changes in how people live their lives over the past five years, largely (but not exclusively) due to the COVID-19 pandemic. While some of these shifts may benefit …

Museum Visitation—Frequency vs. Incidence Gaps: A 2023 Annual Survey of Museum-Goers Data Story

When we plot out certain demographic characteristics, we find that who visits museums frequently (and the gaps we discover) can be very different than who visits museums at all (the …

Museum Visitation: A 2023 Annual Survey of Museum-Goers Data Story

It's been 3.5 years since the COVID-19 pandemic devastated museum visitation. For some museums, visitation is back to normal. For others, well,…

Say Cheese! A Candid Snapshot of the Museum Sector

Last month AAM released the results of our fifth “snapshot” survey of the field. These snapshots, which started as a means of checking in on museums and museum workers during COVID …

2023 Annual National Snapshot of United States Museums

The 2023 Annual National Snapshot of United States Museums survey, conducted by AAM and Wilkening Consulting, was fielded March-April, 2023. Over 300 museum directors responded to this AAM …

Responsibility

As the pandemic struck, like Alice in Wonderland or Dorothy in Oz, museum workers found themselves cast into a completely new reality. Lengthy closures and stay-at-home orders unmoored us …

Reboot

The arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020 threw museums into uncharted territory, simultaneously rendering their physical spaces inaccessible and triggering a mass shift to the …
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Marilyn Jackson Named the New President and CEO of the American Alliance of Museums

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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 …

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