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Statement on the Violence at the US Capitol

Dear Museum Community, The violence and chaos that ensued in our nation’s capital on January 6 was horrifying and reprehensible, and a clear attack on our democracy and society propagated …

American Alliance of Museums Announces Commitment to Fostering a More Welcoming Nation with Support of Ad Council’s “Belonging Begins With Us” Campaign

Museums Losing Millions, Job Losses Mount as COVID-19 Cases Surge

AAM Announces Latest Accreditation Awards: 13 Museums Receive this High Honor

AAM Awards 52 Museum Publications Winners in 2020

Evans Richardson IV Named Accreditation Commission Chair as the Program Enters its 50th Year

AAM Statement in Response to the Executive Order on Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping

AAM’s Statement on Ceased COVID-19 Relief Negotiations

American Alliance of Museums Proposes Plan to Get Field Back to Work

United States May Lose One-third of All Museums, New Survey Shows

American Alliance of Museums to participate in NEH Held in Trust: A National Convening on Conservation and Preservation

Alliance Announces Latest Accreditation Awards – 8 Museums Receive This High Honor

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Security, Self-Care, and Terrorism Resources

Category: Risk Management
It is our hope that in the coming days our nation will experience a peaceful Inauguration Day following Martin Luther King Jr. Day earlier in the week. However, the recent insurrection at …

Evaluating the Impact of Augmented and Virtual Reality

Category: Technology
“I am perfectly astonished at the effect.” “The thrilling scenes therein depicted are beyond description.” “It is true and really wonderful.” These are reactions from visitors to the …

The Rijksmuseum Had Its Lowest Attendance Last Year Since 1964. But Its Digital Audience Has Grown by Leaps and Bounds

Category: COVID-19

Amsterdam's famed Rijksmuseum, which was closed for much of last year, had its lowest attendance in decades in 2020. At the same time, the museum experienced a 23 percent increase in the …

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