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American Alliance of Museums Welcomes Four New Board Members and New Board Leadership

For Immediate Release ARLINGTON, VA – The American Alliance of Museums (AAM), the only organization representing the entire scope of the museum community, today announced that four leading …

The Committee on Museum Professional Training (CoMPT) becomes the new Museum Studies Network

Forty-five years ago, Secretariat won the Triple Crown. Billie Jean King defeated Bobby Riggs in a legendary tennis match. John Dean testified on the Watergate scandal before the U.S. …

Museums are Better Because of AAM

Museum professionals from across the globe share personal stories about how AAM plays a vital role in their careers and for their institutions. Transcript  Laura Lott: The mission of the …

AAM 2019 Slate of Candidates for Board of Directors

AAM’s Board of Directors has nominated seven distinguished professionals from the museum field and beyond as candidates to serve on the Board with terms that begin in May 2019. Four are …

Congratulations, it’s a baby Professional Network!

Today, in conjunction with AAM and my brilliant colleagues Sarah Erdman and Dina Bailey, I’m excited to announce the arrival on the scene of a new Professional Network just for consultants, …

Latest Stories from AAM

A Q&A with Dirk Hiscock, Designer of This Year’s Winner for Excellence in Publication Design

Category: Alliance Blog
After reviewing hundreds of entries every year, the jury for AAM’s annual Museum Publications Design Competition awards only one publication with the Frances Smyth-Ravenel Prize for …

Pushing the Boundaries

Category: Museum Magazine
The Whitney Plantation Museum confronts the truth of its history in all facets of its …

Beyond the Museum Walls

Category: Museum Magazine
This article originally appeared in the November/December 2021 issue of Museum magazine, a benefit of AAM membership. The Queens Museum serves as a community anchor by embracing porosity, …

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