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How to join a Professional Network

Professional Networks can be a great way for museum professionals to connect with each other, learn about topics of interest within the museum field, and help the wider field advance through the programming and content of the networks. Learn more about AAM’s Professional Networks.

Joining a Professional Network is a benefit of being an Individual Professional Member of AAM. If you don’t already have a Professional membership, you can learn more about membership.

Steps to Join a Professional Network

  1. Edit your profile. This page will prompt you to log in if you are not logged in. (You can also always log in from the link in the top right of the homepage, and edit your profile from the bottom of the homepage.)
  2. To join a PN, look at the “My Professional Networks” section at the bottom of your Edit Profile screen. Click on the down arrow to expand the menu and select any Professional Networks you are interested in joining.
  3. Click “Save Changes.” You are all done!


Professional Networks you have joined are listed in the same spot. To leave a Professional Network, click the X where it is listed. Remember to click “Save Changes.”

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