MAAM will be heading to Washington, D.C. to make the case that museums are essential community assets that bolster local economies and play a vital role in lifelong learning. Museums Advocacy Day is a critical chance to make a unified case to Congress about the value of museums, and a unique opportunity to invest inRead more
Museums and history sites have been ranked among America’s most trusted institutions in an age where trust continues to erode and truth sometimes becomes murky. Our history organizations maintain the trust if we continue to tell the truth. But what is truth when our work is based on interpretation of the historical evidence and interpretationsRead more
MAAM has a number of volunteer opportunities for individuals to assist with the conference in exchange for significantly reduced conference registration. Students and emerging professionals or professionals in need, who work at small museums and cannot afford to attend the conference because of a limited budget, may apply to be volunteers. Volunteers are selected onRead more
Making Museums Matter: From Advocacy to Action Museums connect people with artifacts and ideas that present diverse perspectives. Whatever challenges our country and communities may face, museums will continue to play a vital role through the interpretation of different cultures, the facilitation of difficult conversations, and the presentation of fact-based information. The 2017 MAAM conferenceRead more
MARCH 9–11, 2018 PHILADELPHIA, PA Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums presents Building Museums 2018 Join museum colleagues, architects, other design and construction professionals, and project funders in lively conversation about what is involved in a museum building project. Attend a day-long workshop on all the elements you need to know to plan, design, and build aRead more
Showcase your company, museum, or non-profit by becoming a sponsor of the MAAM Annual Meeting 2017. Partnering with us not only gives your organization visibility to a wide audience, but also helps Mid-Atlantic museum professionals make more informed and inspired cultural, scientific, and aesthetic business choices for their institutions and communities. Click here to viewRead more
Winter 2017 Dear Colleagues: Happy New Year from MAAM and best wishes for a successful new year during the challenging months ahead. We know that competition within the MAAM region for your limited training and professional meeting dollar is more fierce than ever. The opportunity to attend energizing conference sessions, be inspired by leaders withinRead more
- Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission Addresses the Issues of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Access at Pennsylvania Museums
- USDA Funding to Support Museums in Rural, Disaster-Declared Areas
- Call for feedback!
- 2020 call for nominations for the Soft Power Destination Awards now open!
- Conference rate for Annual Meeting Hotel ENDS September 15!