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What Small Museums Need (& Don’t)

Over the course of 2016, ten small museums participated in an AAM pilot project called the Small Museum Accreditation Academy. The Academy, which was developed through a grant from the …

Learn more about C.J. Roberts, the newest AAM Accreditation Commissioner

The following is an interview with newly appointed Accreditation Commissioner, C.J. Roberts, on what this new appointment means to him and the field.  1. You were part of the Tampa Bay …

C.J. Roberts Appointed as Accreditation Commissioner for American Alliance of Museums

For Immediate Release December 18, 2017 ARLINGTON, VA – The Board of Directors of the American Alliance of Museums (AAM), the only organization representing the entire scope of the museum …

The Alliance Announces Three Newly Accredited Museums

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 13, 2017 Arlington, VA – The American Alliance of Museums has announced that three museums were newly accredited and 21 museums earned reaccreditation at the …

The Alliance Announces Three Newly Accredited Museums and 21 Museums Reaccredited

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 13, 2017 ARLINGTON, VA – The American Alliance of Museums has announced that three museums were newly accredited and 21 museums earned reaccreditation at the …

American Alliance of Museums Taps Amy Bartow-Melia as Next Chair of Accreditation Commission

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 31, 2017 ARLINGTON, VA – The Board of Directors of the American Alliance of Museums (AAM), the only organization representing the entire scope of the museum …

The Alliance Announces Three Newly Accredited Museums and Ten Museums Re-Accredited

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 13, 2017 Arlington, VA – The American Alliance of Museums has announced that three museums were newly accredited and 10 museums earned re-accreditation at the …

American Alliance of Museums Honors Institutions With Diversity Awards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 17, 2017 ARLINGTON, VA–The American Alliance of Museums (AAM), the only organization representing the entire scope of the museum community, today named its …

Jill Hartz Appointed as Accreditation Commissioner for American Alliance of Museums

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 12, 2016 ARLINGTON, VA–The Board of Directors of the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) has ratified the appointment of Jill Hartz as a new accreditation …

The power of storytime

Storytime is a mainstay of early childhood programming in museums. It’s versatile, good for lots of different ages, can be relatively low prep and encourages literacy. Wins all around! …

My Primary School is at the Museum – Squaring the Circle

Just one year ago I felt I was still dreaming about the idea of running a proof of concept project to examine whether or not it could be a good idea to co-locate primary schools, or even …

The Alliance Announces One Newly Accredited Museum and Seven Museums Re-Accredited

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 15, 2016 ARLINGTON, VA–The American Alliance of Museums has announced that one museum was newly accredited and seven museums earned re-accreditation at the …
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