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On-Demand Programs

Are you an Individual, Ally, Industry, Tier 2, and Tier 3 Member? Log in to access dozens of AAM on-demand programs as a benefit of your AAM membership! Programs cover a range of topics to benefit your professional development and offer an accessible and convenient online learning opportunity for you, your staff, and your colleagues.

Click on the categories below to browse programs by topic (programs are listed by date added). Be sure to check back frequently as we’re always adding new content.

Audience Research & Evaluation

AAM’s audience research and evaluation programs cover a broad range of topics including, but not limited to, social media benchmarking, using data without an evaluator, and incorporating evaluation throughout your museum.

Career Management

Looking to grow in your museum career? Then check out AAM’s career management programs.

Collections Stewardship

AAM’s collections stewardship programs cover topics such as storage and handling, developing policies and procedures, and handling collections backlogs.

Digital Programming

How do we bring our museums into the 21st century, equipping them to survive in an increasingly data-driven society? These AAM programs cover a variety of topics related to digital programming.

Disaster Preparedness

Learn to assess risks and prepare for disaster with AAM’s on-demand disaster preparedness programs.

Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion

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.

Education and Interpretation

AAM’s education and interpretation programs cover topics that range from strategic planning in small museums to writing an education-focused mission statement.

Engaging Audiences

AAM’s audience engagement programs cover topics including empowering others, becoming an essential part of your community, knowing your audience, and aligning your museum from within on community engagement.

Environmental Sustainability

With the growing impact of climate change on the world, AAM’s environmental sustainability programs are more relevant than ever. Tune in to learn what other museums have done to become more environmentally sustainable.

Exhibitions

AAM’s programs on exhibition cover a broad range of topics including label writing best practices, inclusive exhibition practices, and more.

Financial Sustainability

AAM’s financial sustainability programs cover topics to help your museum thrive, including programs related to fundraising, crowdfunding, handling collections stewardship on a shoestring, and more.

Future of Museums

Understanding that the dynamic nature of our cultural, political, and economic landscape directly affects how we interact with museums, AAM’s programs on the future of museums cover topics such as tackling the post-pandemic future, self-care, and a look at museums in 2040.

Governance and Leadership

AAM’s governance and leadership programs cover becoming more self-aware, employing new strategies for board engagement and approving plans and policies.

Human Resources

AAM’s human resources-related programs cover a variety of topics including working with volunteers.

Mission and Institutional Planning

Do you want to develop a new strategic plan or mission statement for your museum? AAM’s mission and institutional planning programs can help!


Don’t see a program that meets your needs? Or, have a suggestion for a program that doesn’t yet exist? We’d love to hear from you. Contact content@aam-us.org.

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