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Development and Membership Network (DAM)

The Development & Membership (DAM) Network advances best practices in development and membership for all types of museums, gardens, historic homes, zoos, and aquariums. High-quality sessions organized and sponsored for the Annual Meeting and online throughout the year provide professional development tailored to the museum field.

Who are members of DAM?

Individual Professional Members interested in development or membership within institutions and organizations, both profit and nonprofit, can join the DAM Network. You may be an employee, volunteer or independent professional.

Benefits of joining DAM

  • Professional Development through DAM-sponsored sessions and discussions at the AAM Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo
  • Network with Colleagues: Meet some of the best and brightest professionals in your field at DAM events at the AAM Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo, and build your network of peers across the country

Contact Information

Donna McGinnis

AAM Member-Only Content

AAM Members get exclusive access to premium digital content including:

  • Featured articles from Museum Magazine
  • Access to more than 1,500 resource listings from the Resource Center
  • Tools, reports, and templates for equipping your work in museums
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