Eligibility for the Core Documents Verification Program

Core Documents Verification is open to:

  • Museums of any size and type
  • American and international museums
  • Non-profit and for-profit museums
  • Museums that are independent/private, part of a museum system, or under a parent organization (e.g., university, city government, foundation, etc.)
  • Collections-based institutions and non-collecting institutions

To participate, a museum must:

  • Have signed the Pledge of Excellence
  • Have an educational mission
  • Be open to the public
  • Use and interpret objects and/or a site for publicly accessible, regularly scheduled programs and exhibits
  • Operate with policies and plans that already reflect professional practices of museums, as articulated in the Core Standards

Alliance membership is not required.

Apply for Core Documents Verification

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