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About Membership

About Membership

The Alliance offers memberships types for individuals, museums, and organizations that support museums.

Individual members receive

  • Discounts on professional development programs and annual meeting registration
  • Access to members-only resource library
  • Discounts on books, white papers, other resources in the AAM online bookstore
  • A digital and/or printed copy of Museum magazine plus weekly digital communications
  • Peer-to-peer networking with thousands of museum professionals

Learn more about Individual Membership.

Museum members receive

  • Discounted or free professional development programs
  • Access to the online resources library
  • Museum magazine plus our weekly digital communications
  • Savings on books, accreditation fees, annual meeting registration and museum purchasing
  • Custom research assistance and sample documents
  • An all-staff package of individual memberships at one low price

Learn more about Museum Membership.

Ally members (nonprofit or for-profit organizations, colleges and universities, government agencies, and training programs that support museums) receive

  •       Member-rate registration for Museums Advocacy Day    
  •       Access to advocacy alerts and training
  •       Discounts on online learning, job postings and the Bookstore
  •       20% discount on individual memberships for your entire staff
  •       Online access to standards and members-only resource library
  •       Subscription to Museum magazine (print and digital)
  •       Subscriptions to e-newsletters (Aviso, The Weekly, and Dispatches from the Future)      
  •       Access to Museum Marketplace
  •       Free listings in the field-wide Professional Development Calendar
  •       Belong to the professional museum community               
  •       Eligibility to present at our Annual Meeting

Learn more about Ally Membership.

Industry members receive:

  • Access to Decision-Makers
  • Discounts on advertising
  • Online access to standards and members-only resource library
  • Subscription to Museum magazine (print & digital)
  • Discounts on booth rentals at Annual Meeting and Museum Expo
  • Discounts on online learning, job postings, the Bookstore, insurance and more

Learn more about Industry Membership.

AAM Member-Only Content

AAM Members get exclusive access to premium digital content including:

  • Featured articles from Museum Magazine
  • Access to more than 1,500 resource listings from the Resource Center
  • Tools, reports, and templates for equipping your work in museums
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