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IMPs Talk: Pricing Your Projects


Taking a Moment: Reflecting on our DEAI Responsibilities, webinar from March 2021

Handout of additional resources

Slides from webinar


IMPs Talk: Social Media from February 2021

Slides from webinar


The Business of Being an IMP, webinar from October 2019:

Handout of additional resource links

Slides from the webinar


Standards and Principles

Principles of Professional Practice

Working with Independent Museum Professionals: A Guide to Help Museums Find and Work with IMPs (2021)


Everything to Know about RFPs: a series of articles

AAM Resource Library page on RFPs (for members)

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