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MAP Follow Up Visit Opportunity

A Special Opportunity for Previous MAP Participants!

A MAP Follow Up Visit could be a good fit for your museum if:

  • Your museum participated in a Museum Assessment Program (MAP) assessment in 2014 or later.
  • You are interested in being considered for a low cost Follow Up Visit with your original Peer Reviewer.
  • Your MAP museum is eager to build on the progress you’ve made since your last site visit; you are ready to take the next steps in implementing recommendations from your final report; and you would like peer guidance and help with strategizing.
  • Your museum has already had a previous Follow Up Visit and would like to apply for another one.

Interested in participating in a MAP Follow Up Visit?

  • There will be Follow Up Visit opportunities in 2023. The application deadlines will be June 1, 2023, and August 1, 2023.
  • Contact MAP staff at map@aam-us.org to be added to the notification list and receive an email notification when the next Follow Up Visit application is available.
  • Additional questions? Email or call the MAP staff at 202-289-9118

Through a Cooperative Agreement with the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the Alliance is able to offer Follow Up Visits at a low cost to museums that meet eligibility criteria. The participation fee is based on your annual operating expenses and is due at the beginning of the Follow Up Visit Process.

  • $0 – $125,000 in annual operating expenses: $150
  • $125,000 – $400,000 in annual operating expenses: $250
  • $400,000 – $1 million in annual operating expenses: $350
  • $1.1 million – $5 million in annual operating expenses: $500
  • Greater than $5 million in annual operating expenses: $750

A previous museum participant had this to say about their follow up experience:

“The overall visit was extremely helpful from a measurement standpoint and as a goal setting opportunity. We have done a lot of work since our reviewer’s first visit and clearly have more to do. I embrace these peer review opportunities and am thankful to AAM for all the resources they provide!”

 

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