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AAM Announces 2021 Publication Design Competition Winners; National Gallery of Victoria Receive Top Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ARLINGTON, VA – November 1, 2021 – The American Alliance of Museums announced the winners of its annual Publication Design Competition today. Judges recognized 27 …

Communities for Immunity Announces First Round Awardees

Arlington, VA-The Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC) and the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) today announced the recipients of the first round of funding for …

Museums and Libraries Join Forces to Boost Vaccine Confidence

For Immediate Release Arlington, VA—The Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC), the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and …

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 …
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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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