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National Association for Museum Exhibition (NAME)

Representing over 2,400 museum staff and independent professionals, NAME seeks to enhance the cultural landscape by advancing the value and relevance of exhibitions through dialogue among individuals, museum leaders and the public. We promote excellence and best practices, identify trends and recent innovations, provide access to resources, promote professional development and cultivate leadership.

NAME offers professional development opportunities through conference sessions and workshops at national and regional levels. Check out our News page, join us on Facebook, or be a part of the discussions on our listserv. We also publish the professional journal, Exhibition. And we are the nationwide voice of the exhibits profession.

Our membership includes designers, content developers, fabricators, evaluators, and others engaged in public programming and museums.

Read more about NAME at http://name-aam.org.

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Two Scoops: The Museum of Ice Cream

A recent discussion thread on Museum Junction debated whether the Museum of Ice Cream really counts as a museum. I’m interested in why they choose to self-identify as a museum, and …

Is the future of museums, museums from the future?

Readers of this blog know I collect exhibits that explore imaginary futures, especially when these explorations inspire people to take action today. In today’s post, Ludwig Bengtsson …

Preparing Your Time Portal Session Proposal for AAM2020

The high point of my year may well be reading the session proposals you all submit for the Time Portal track at the AAM 2020 conference! These sessions will take place in some specific …

Talking with Visitors About the Eviction Crisis

This year’s TrendsWatch profiles several museums working to educate the public about homelessness and housing insecurity. One of the exhibitions I highlighted was Evicted, presented by the …

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