Museum Membership Benefits

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Strive for Excellence

Free PDF copy of the Alliance’s National Standards and Best Practices for U.S. Museums   •   •   •
Connect to and learn from others in the field   •   •   •
Online access to members-only resource library     •   •
Customized research assistance and sample documents from the Information Center       •

Make the Case for Museums

Free PDF copy of the Alliance’s Speak Up for Museums   •   •
Member-rate registration for Museums Advocacy Day   •   •
Access to advocacy alerts and training   •   •

Save Money

Discounts on job postings, the Alliance bookstore, insurance and more     •   •
Access to the Transamerica Museum Retirement Program     •   •
Add-on all-staff package of individual Professional memberships at one low price       •
Discounts on individual Professional memberships (if purchased separately) 20% 50%
Discounts on Annual Meeting registration Up to 25%
Free access to On-Demand Programs   •   •
Discounts on accreditation fees 18% 50% 70%

Stay Informed

Subscriptions to newsletters (Aviso and Dispatches from the Future)   •
Access to Museum Marketplace   •
Subscription to Museum magazine (print and digital)     •

Distinguish Your Museum

Belong to the professional museum community
Listing in the Alliance’s online Museum Directory
Eligibility to present at the Alliance’s Annual Meeting
Recognition as a leader in the field    
Use of Alliance member logo

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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