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American Alliance of Museums 7h
Read about how the will become a polling site starting Oct. 31 and legally open for 4 days, even while other CA museums remain closed. Via :
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American Alliance of Museums 9h
Did you know that being an means you can network with thousands of pros? The AAM Professional Networks provide opportunities to build valuable relationships that can help you grow your career. Check them out:
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American Alliance of Museums 11h
Today is World Tourism Day! Looking forward to when it's safe to and for museum staff and visitors to return, we reflect on how museums remain vital attractions for communities. Follow us on Facebook for more content on this topic today:
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American Alliance of Museums Sep 26
In a record-breaking Atlantic storm season, hurricane preparedness for museums and cultural organizations matters now, more than ever. These case studies explore challenges and tips for how to get prepared safely during the pandemic:
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American Alliance of Museums Sep 26
Are you on Museum Junction? If you've ever wondered what other museum peers are talking about during these challenging times, or how others are innovating with digital engagement during COVID-19, join Museum Junction to get behind-the-scenes! Visit:
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American Alliance of Museums Sep 26
If you're looking for weekend reading, we've got you covered! Check out: Future of museums: Creative aging and museums: Influence of museums in society: + browse more topics:
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American Alliance of Museums Sep 25
Replying to @LottLaura
Yesterday, a diverse group of leading national nonprofit CEOs, including , underscored this urgent need in a letter delivered to Congressional leadership. Read it here:
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American Alliance of Museums Sep 25
Replying to @AAMers
Museums simply cannot wait.⚠️ We need an immediate surge of letters from museums to Congress. Even if you have already done so, send a message! We will need museums to help our country recover from COVID-19. Read how you can help:
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American Alliance of Museums Sep 25
🚨 House is drafting a new COVID relief bill and may consider next week. CARES Act funds have run out, the very survival of many museums is at stake–jobs and services to our communities will soon disappear. Send a message that Congress needs to act NOW:
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American Alliance of Museums Sep 25
Tomorrow is National Public Lands Day!🌳Fees are waived to enter all federal parks, and it's also a day to volunteer. If you're not visiting , get involved virtually: ICYMI, read how UniDescription improved NPS visual media accessibility:
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American Alliance of Museums Sep 25
"We already have evidence that holding classes in museums creates social, cultural, and science capital not only for the children, but also for their schools, families, and communities." In the time of COVID-19, this UK-based project is rapidly evolving:
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American Alliance of Museums Sep 25
"Work has changed across industries during the pandemic, and it will continue to change...There is opportunity in this change." A career coach who supports museum recruitment explores tangible steps for navigating a job search:
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American Alliance of Museums Sep 24
One museum leader recently shared thanks for this offer, "which extends our museum's capacity to...serve our internal team." The 2020 Special Membership offer is available to anyone who has been financially impacted by the pandemic. Learn more:
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American Alliance of Museums Sep 24
Join 's V-Expo October 13-15 to hear from leaders across the world, including , Scott Stulen of the , Piotr Cywiński (director , Gus Casely-Hayford of the , and more! Learn more and register:
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American Alliance of Museums Sep 24
Next Monday, join and Jenny Wood (president, ) for a conversation on volunteer engagement and training in the COVID-19 era, and how volunteering is now changing at a rapid pace. Register here:
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American Alliance of Museums Sep 23
"It was a vast disappointment to close almost immediately after opening," said 's president & CEO Judy Gradwohl. Still, "it gives us the impetus to refocus our efforts where they will make the most impact." Read about their decision reopen in 2021:
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American Alliance of Museums Sep 23
There's still time to help by completing a survey to assess the impact of COVID-19 on museums and museum professionals worldwide (it closes October 5)⬇️
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American Alliance of Museums Sep 23
"COVID-19 has added a new layer of complexity to the time-consuming process of hurricane preparedness." Representatives from 's Heritage Emergency National Taskforce explore case studies from , , and :
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American Alliance of Museums Sep 22
"There is no public place that should be off-limits or restricted in any way based on visual acuity." Read how the interdisciplinary UniDescription project—which grew from pilots with the —aims to break down barriers to media accessibility:
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American Alliance of Museums Sep 22
Replying to @SchulzMuseum
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