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Joseph O'Neill

Joseph O'Neill is the content coordinator for the American Alliance of Museums.

Recent Posts by Joseph O'Neill

The Shifting Sands of Excellence: A Q&A with Accreditation Leaders

Category: Accreditation
One of AAM’s closest-watched programs is Accreditation, the flagship program on a continuum that measures and confers excellence, giving museums an external seal of credibility which …

How Will Museums Haunt Us This Halloween?

Category: Public Programming
If you’re up for an extra dose of eeriness in this already odd year, you’re in luck! Halloween is imminent, and even in a pandemic museums have plans to mark the occasion. …

Pandemic-Friendly Ideas for Welcoming Immigrants and Refugees to Your Community

Category: Community Engagement & Impact
Welcoming Week is an annual event from Welcoming America that seeks to unite recent immigrants and refugees with longer residents in communities. Along with other organizations of all …

See the Standout Face Masks Commissioned by Museums

Category: COVID-19
One of the main ways museums are starting to look different as they reopen is the ubiquity of face masks. Who would have believed, going into this year, that everyone roaming the galleries …

6 Data-Tested Approaches to Building New Audiences

Category: Building Audiences
It’s safe to say that most museums would like new visitors. Visitors actualize museums’ missions, give them vibrancy as places of insight and connection, and contribute to their financial …

The Rubin Museum of Art’s #MuseumFromHome Strategy: A Meditative Offering

Category: Technology
Ever since the closures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, museums have been working to engage the public through remote alternatives. Two hashtags have emerged on social media …

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