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AAM’s DEAI programs are a great first step to learning about diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion. Programs cover topics such as trans allyship, making art accessible, and responding to visitors with neurodivergent abilities.

On-demand programs are free to Individual, Ally, Industry, Tier 2, and Tier 3 Members. Be sure to log in to your membership account to access these programs.

Taking a Moment: Reflecting on our DEAI Responsibilities, webinar from March 2021

In this webinar, Dina Bailey of Mountain Top Vision discussed how the last year has affected diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion efforts in the museum field and where our …

#AAM2021 Elevate Stage Session: Increasing Racial and Ethnic Diversity on Museum Boards

How do we diversify the makeup of museum boards while promoting artists, curators, leaders, and museums who preserve and tell the stories of people of color? Many museums are challenged …

Stories of Inclusion: Responding to Visitors with Cognitive, Developmental and Emotional Disabilities

In this recorded webinar, accessibility experts and advocates explore the issues, challenges, and successes of addressing the needs and expectations of visitors and families of visitors …

Telling Trans Stories Through Collections and Exhibitions

View this recorded webinar organized by the co-chairs of the AAM LGBTQ+ Alliance’s Task Force for Transgender Inclusion, panelists Margaret Middleton and Eric Feingold share their …

Trans Allyship 101

View this recorded webinar organized by the AAM LGBTQ+ Alliance. LGBTQ+ Alliance Chairperson Anna Woten, and Task Force for Transgender Inclusion Co-chairs Alison Kennedy and Alex Lussenhop …

How Immersion Makes Art Accessible

Watch this keynote from the two-day convening titled, "Immersion in Museums: AR, VR or Just Plain R?," hosted by the Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit…

Stories of Inclusion: Responding to Visitors who are Deaf, Hard-of-Hearing, Blind or with Low Vision

In this recorded webinar, accessibility experts and advocates explore the issues, challenges, and successes of addressing the needs and expectations of visitors and other facility or …

Stories of Inclusion: ADA@25 and Universal Design at Cultural Institutions

This recorded webinar will help guide you in finding approaches to sharing information and telling compelling stories that can help audiences make meaning of their museum ex…

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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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