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AAM statement in support of museums’ roles in critically examining and presenting history

Museums are among the most trustworthy sources of information for the public. To remain a credible and trustworthy part of the education ecosystem, museums are committed to presenting …

Can You Help the FBI Locate a Missing Narwhal Tusk?

Here at the American Alliance of Museums, we field frequent requests from people across the globe who have an interest in museums, are looking to engage with the broader museum community, …

The Wallace Foundation’s Knowledge Center

Find hundreds of free reports, videos, tools, infographics and other useful material about school leadership, the arts, learning and enrichment, and other issues on The Wallace …

Futurist Friday: Critical Thinking

It’s time for CFM’s weekly micro-tutorial in strategic foresight! Today’s lesson: how to evaluate forecasts that “in the future…this or that will be …

Record Support from Senators for Office of Museum Services Funding

Advocacy Alert: April 18, 2018 Record Support from Senators for Office of Museum Services Funding Building on an unprecedented level of support in the U.S. House of Representatives, last …

Act Now: Urge Senators to Support the Office of Museum Services

Fresh off last week’s news of a $3 million increase to the FY 2018 budget for the IMLS Office of Museum Services, the process for determining funding levels for FY 2019 has already …

American Alliance of Museums Announces Three Newly Accredited Museums and 15 Museums Reaccredited

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 three museums …

Mobile Giving Goes Local

Mobile Giving Goes Local! Innovative Ways for Your Nonprofit to Engage #11ntclocal Ron Weber COO, Trinet Internet Solu…

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Integrating Civic Learning Across Museum Education

Category: On-Demand Programs: Education and Interpretation
For years, museums have wondered how to be more relevant and to embrace our identities as civic institutions. At a time when multiple pandemics and crises of governance face the country and …

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 …

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