Two new groundbreaking reports from the American Alliance of Museums reveal indisputable evidence that museums contribute more to the United States economy than previously thought and have widespread public support that transcends political affiliations and geographic locations. The first study, Museums as Economic Engines, reveals that museums support 726,000 jobs in the United States, andRead more
Building a Place for History 2018 – NJ History and Historic Preservation Conference June 7 and 8 at Passaic County College in Paterson
The NJ History and Historic Preservation conference is the annual state-wide educational and networking opportunity for history and historic preservation professionals and volunteers in the fields of architecture, planning, heritage site and museum management, public history, archaeology, municipal preservation commissions, county heritage offices, developers, students, and more. Day 1 Highlights: Choice of a bus tourRead more
You may have heard that Facebook is making changes to its news feed. Going forward, posts from friends and family will be prioritized, and you may see fewer posts from businesses, nonprofits and organizations like MAAM. If you like the posts MAAM shares and want to see our updates, you can take a few quickRead more
We are pleased to announce the theme for our 2018 Annual Meeting: Museums Matter Now. We are divided as a nation–politically, socially, culturally. But museums are one place where Americans can come together–to learn, to think, to enjoy, to see ourselves reflected, to understand others who are different, and to heal. Museums have a significantRead more
Ever asked this question when designing your organization’s exhibitions? Well, if not you are in luck as Colleen Dilenschneider put together a “fast facts” video to break it down for you. https://www.colleendilen.com/2018/01/17/brain-wave-activity-reveal-visitors-engaged-exhibits-data/Read more
The Association of Art Museum Curators (AAMC) and AAMC Foundation 2018 Conference & Meeting, May 5 – 8, 2018 in Montréal, will have a robust and varied program that speaks to our mission. All formal content sessions will occur concurrently with an audience of an estimated 400 curators and guests listening, discussing, and learning together.Read more
The PA Museums Annual Statewide Conference will be held in Centre County, PA on April 15, 16 and 17. We invite you to join us as we share best practices in areas including advocacy, economic and community development, education, and cultural tourism. Pennsylvania’s cultural community is rich and diverse. Museums, galleries, zoos, science centers, visitorRead more
Call for Volunteers: The Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums (MAAM) has a number of volunteer opportunities for individuals to assist with its upcoming Building Museums Symposium, which will be held March 9th-11th in Philadelphia, PA. In exchange, volunteers receive significantly reduced conference registration ($100). Students and emerging professionals or professionals in need (those who work atRead more
Conference Hotel: DoubleTree Center City 237 South Broad Street Philadelphia, PA, 19107 DON’T DELAY! Call 215-893-1600 to reserve a MAAM discounted Building Museums™ Symposium room rate of $159 per night or go to this link to book directly: https://aws.passkey.com/e/49229442 MAAM conference room rates end on February 15, 2018.Read more
- Buildy Award Nominations Now Open!
- Building Museums™ 2020 Calls for Sessions now open
- Transatlantic Seminar for Museum Curators and Educators – Washington D.C., November 4-7, 2019
- IMLS Offers Grants Workshops for Museums in Six Regions Across the Nation
- Nominate a colleague for the Mid-Atlantic Association of Museum’s Katherine Coffey Award!