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AAM Announces Latest Accreditation Awards: 25 Museums Receive this High Honor

For Immediate Release Arlington, VA – The American Alliance of Museums (AAM), the only organization representing the entire scope of the museum community, today announced 9 first-time …

Twenty-seven organizations have gained accolades in the 22nd annual Media & Technology MUSE Awards

For Immediate Release Arlington, VA —Twenty-seven organizations have gained accolades in the 22nd annual Media & Technology MUSE Awards, presented by the Media & Technology …

NEW REPORT: Museums Can Help to Combat Ageism Through Creative Aging Investments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   ARLINGTON, VA — The American Alliance of Museums (AAM), the only organization representing the entire scope of the museum community, today released a …

AAM Recognizes Three Individuals and Two Institutions for Exemplary Work in the Museum Field

For immediate release ARLINGTON, VA – The Board of Directors of the American Alliance of Museums (AAM), the only organization representing the entire scope of the museum community, is …

AAM Latino Network Releases “Strategies for Engaging and Representing Latinos in Museums”

For Immediate Release Arlington, VA – The Latino Network of the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) today released Strategies for Engaging and Representing Latinos in Museums. This resource, …

Museum Recovery Expected to Take Years Due to Devastating Financial Losses, New Survey Reveals

For Immediate Release Arlington, VA—The American Alliance of Museums (AAM), the only organization representing the entire scope of the museum community, today confirmed the dire economic …

AAM Statement on President Biden’s Budget Proposal Details for Fiscal Year 2022

 For Immediate Release ARLINGTON, VA—Laura Lott, President and CEO of the American Alliance of Museums, issued the following statement today in response to the Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 budget …

AAM’s Education Committee Announces Four Pandemic Innovation and Education Awards

For Immediate Release Arlington, VA—The COVID-19 pandemic altered many established museum education practices. In response to these challenging times, museum education staff created …

AAM’s Environment and Climate Network Announces Six Sustainability Excellence Awards

For immediate release Arlington, VA—In a uniquely challenging year, six museums have been recognized by the American Alliance of Museums’ Environment and Climate Network as exemplars in the …

AAM Welcomes Five New Board Members

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 five leading …

Statement on the Verdict of the State of Minnesota v. Derek Michael Chauvin

As interpreters and educators of history and culture, museums and museum professionals have borne witness and recorded our nation’s reckoning with issues of racial inequities in the past …

AAM Announces Findings from Impact of COVID-19 on People in the Museum Field Survey

For Immediate Release Arlington, VA—The American Alliance of Museums (AAM), the only organization representing the entire scope of the museum community, today released the findings from …
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Rethinking Our Human Resources Practices to Build a More Equitable Museum

Category: Human Resources
Less than three weeks after COVID forced museums around the globe to close their doors last year, an article by Arundhati Roy in The Financial Times titled “The Pandemic is a Portal” …

Infrastructure, Good OMS News, and Prepare for Invite Congress

Category: Advocacy Alert
Advocacy Alert – July 21, 2021 In this Alliance Advocacy Alert: Act Now: Urge Legislators to Include Museums in Infrastructure Legislation Share Good News: House Appropriations …

Microclimates: A Greener Future for Collection Care

Category: Environmental Sustainability
There are many options available for museums to address climate action and become more sustainable, but recent work at two institutions has highlighted the value in one particular method: …

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