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New Orleans, LA – AAM Annual Meeting and MuseumExpo 2019 – Attendees during AAM Scholarship and Getty Fellowship Recipients Breakfast at the American Alliance of Museums annual meeting at the Ernest Morial Convention center here today, Monday May 20, 2019. Since 1906 the Alliance has been a leader in developing best practices and advocating for museums, as well as providing a host of opportunities to museum staff and volunteers. Photo by © AAM/Todd Buchanan 2019 Contact Info:

You can help the next generation of museum leaders—especially persons of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, and other underrepresented populations—break into the field, gain experience, and jump-start the career of their dreams.

By supporting the Alliance Scholarship Program, you will be giving rising museum professionals access to the skill-building sessions and invaluable networking opportunities available at the AAM Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo. The knowledge and connections they make there will prepare them for a lifetime of leadership.

Think of the impact on these individuals and the field. For museums to be truly inclusive they must have leadership with diverse perspectives that reflects the communities they serve. The Alliance Scholarship Program creates opportunities for future leaders to become inspired, ambitious, empowered, and confident.

You can help make this a reality and help us advance the careers of these scholars, making museums—and the world—better.

Meet four AAM Scholarship recipients from 1997, 2005, and 2018 and read more about the impact of the scholarship from alumni James Burns and Jeanine Pollard!


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