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Recent Posts by American Alliance of Museums

How Can We Make Volunteer Programs More Inclusive and Accessible?

Category: Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion
Last year, AAM released a popular toolkit on structuring, developing, and supporting volunteer programs—whether starting from scratch or reimagining an existing program. Since the release …

AAM Statement in Response to the Executive Order on Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping

Category: Press Release
Arlington, VA — On September 22, 2020, the President of the United States issued an Executive Order on Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping. The Executive Order (EO), among other …

Congress in Recess – Keep Up the Pressure

Category: Advocacy Alert
Support Field-Wide Advocacy for Museum Relief: The current crisis is taking a distressing financial toll on cultural organizations, and AAM is no different. In these challenging times, we …

AAM’s Statement on Ceased COVID-19 Relief Negotiations

Category: Press Release
Arlington, VA – In response to the President’s announcement that further negotiations over a COVID-19 relief package would cease until after the election, Laura Lott, President and …

AAM statement in support of museums’ roles in critically examining and presenting history

Museums are among the most trustworthy sources of information for the public. To remain a credible and trustworthy part of the education ecosystem, museums are committed to presenting …

American Alliance of Museums Proposes Plan to Get Field Back to Work

Category: Press Release
The American Alliance of Museums, in partnership with Americans for the Arts and more than 750 cultural organizations and creative workers, has proposed a 15-action national recovery …

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