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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 online learning, job postings, the Alliance bookstore, insurance and more    •  •
Save on purchases with the Alliance Purchasing Cooperative   •  
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 online learning opportunities    • 
Discounts on accreditation fees 18% 50% 70%

Stay Informed

Subscriptions to e-newsletters (Aviso and Dispatches from the Future)
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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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