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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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Cash-Strapped Museums Looking for New Audiences Are Increasingly Doing Exhibits-for-Hire

A growing trend in the museum sector might scandalize traditionalists but is quickly being embraced by cash-strapped institutions: sponsored content. On either side of the Atlantic, …

Open-Air Exhibit Features Hopeful Stories for Trying Times

An oral history project conducted in early April at the height of the pandemic in New York City reminds visitors of both the tragedy and heroism of a moment in…

Apsáalooke exhibition at Field Museum avoids stereotypes, shows ‘Native Americans are still here.’

The atrocities committed against indigenous people by white settlers are being acknowledged in Chicago and across the country, but the "Apsáalooke Women and Warriors" exhibit at the …

An Opportunity to Listen as Our “Unheard” Project Becomes a Museum Installation

Over the past year, the reporting teams at the Anchorage Daily News and ProPublica have explored Alaska's high rate of sexual assault and have worked to bring attention to the survivors …

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