Organized around job responsibilities and areas of common interest, Professional Networks are available to you as part of Individual Professional member benefits.
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List of Professional Networks
Committee on Audience Research and Evaluation (CARE): audience research and evaluation and the voice of the visitor in all aspects of museum operations
Collections Stewardship: issues in registration, collections management, and collections care (formerly Registrars and Art Handling networks)
Curators Committee (CurCom): curatorial practice and collections research, care, and exhibition
Development and Membership (DAM): development, fundraising, and membership
Diversity Committee (DivCom): the advancement of diversity and inclusion
Education Committee (EdCom): the advancement and understanding of learning theories, educational practices, and programming
Environment and Climate Network: environmentally sustainable practices in museums
Historic Houses and Sites Network: issues common and unique to historic houses
Independent Museum Professionals: serving the needs of independent professionals and museums that work with them
Indigenous Peoples Museum Network: fosters engaging and inclusive dialogue on the range of issues relevant to museums and indigenous peoples
Latino Network: for the needs of Latino and Latin American professionals and the interests of those professionals who work in interpreting Latino issues
Leadership and Management: leadership, governance, administration, finance, and human resources.
LGBTQ+ Alliance: facilitates the visibility and awareness of gender and sexual minorities—including but not limited to asexual, bisexual, gay, intersex, lesbian, transgender, queer and questioning people
Media & Technology: use of media and technology to meet museum’s public mission
Museum Studies Network (formerly COMPT): professional preparation, training, and development of museum staff
National Association for Museum Exhibitions (NAME): exhibit development and design.
Public Relations and Marketing Network (PRAM): public relations and marketing
Security Network: security, fire, health, and safety issues
Small Museum Administrators Committee (SMAC): the advancement of small museums.
Traveling Exhibitions Network: the specialized area of traveling exhibitions