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A New Year Message from Our President and CEO, Laura Lott

The past two years have taught us that in the face of extreme adversity, our field can overcome the greatest challenges through unity. Together, by sharing your experiences and speaking …

Building a More Just and Equitable World: Introducing AAM’s 2022-2025 Strategic Framework

The museum field, like society at large, is at a pivotal moment of reflection and rebuilding. As the collective museum community, the choices we make in the coming months and years about …

TrendsWatch: Building Financial Resilience in a Time of Crisis

  Support Free COVID-19 Resources for the Field: The current crisis is taking a distressing financial toll on cultural organizations, and AAM is no different. The Center for the Future …

Opportunities for Museums to Lead for the Future of Learning

When the Alliance launched the Center of the Future of Museums a decade ago, museum people told us loud and clear that they wanted us to explore the future of education as part of our work. …

Collections 2030 – What Future for Museum Collections in the UK?

One of the five pillars of the Alliance’s strategic plan is global thinking. We know that US museums can become stronger by learning from their colleagues around the world. Case in point: …

Looking in the Mirror and Making Changes

In every place I’ve worked, I’ve noticed two crucial keys to success: a bold but focused strategic plan and a strong, dynamic team culture. Without equal parts of both, it is hard for me to …

Innovation Lab for Museums

This article originally appeared in the July/August 2012 edition of the Museum magazine. First of a four-part series In 2011, AAM launched Innovation Lab for Museums, a grant-funded program …

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How will you speak up for museums in 2022?

Category: Advocacy Alert
Advocacy Alert – January 19, 2022 In this Alliance Advocacy Alert: Register Today: Museums Advocacy Day 2022 Registration Closes THIS Friday, January 21! Contact Congress: Urge Your …

In the Pandemic a New Museum Charter School is Born

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
Over the past two years, the pandemic has prompted museums to experiment with new products and services to meet the needs of their communities. Some of these experiments have turned out to …

Three Ways Epson Moverio Augmented Reality Smart Glasses Can Enhance Visitor Experiences at Museums

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As visitors are beginning to return to museums after more than a year of keeping their distance, museums may still be faced with challenges to drawing in attendees. Even prior to 2020, many …

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