Membership Information


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Membership is your path to the best national professional development, networking, and advocacy for the academic museum and gallery field. Join us to learn, contribute, and be an active participant in our vibrant and diverse field.

In addition to the benefits listed in the categories below, your membership supports:

  • The leading educational and professional organization for academic museums, galleries, and collections.
  • AAMG’s national effort to serve the field and ensure best practices for academic museums, galleries, and collections through its educational and advocacy efforts.
  • Every day, AAMG members are on the front lines advocating for colleagues across the nation, and ensuring that academic museums, galleries, and collections fulfill their missions and enhance those of their parent institutions.
  • The AAMG Annual Conference, which brings colleagues from across the country—and even the world–together for meaningful panel sessions, networking, and workshops.
  • The field’s largest and most active listserv community with over 3,800 members.
  • Being part of a community of professionals nationwide, from emerging to senior leaders in the field.
  • The opportunity to engage with AAMG as a state or regional representative, and in other capacities.
  • Access to and interaction with AAMG state and regional representatives.

Join us!

There are never enough passionate voices to represent us in this cause. Add your voice to more than 1,000 member and student colleagues.

In addition to supporting professional development, networking and advocacy, you and your institution’s AAMG membership has the following benefits:

Institutional Membership Benefits*

  • Unlimited memberships for your gallery/museum staff.
  • Member discounted rate for the Annual Conference.
  • Eligible to present at the AAMG Annual Conference.
  • Eligible for AAMG administered scholarships.E
  • Receive free advertising for your institutional job postings and traveling exhibitions on the AAMG website and social media.
  • Post job postings, traveling exhibitions, and workshops to the AAMG listserv and reach over 2,500 active members.
  • Permission to display the AAMG logo on your website and marketing materials.

*Applies to one museum/gallery/collection as it exists as a discrete administrative identity within a college or university

Individual Membership Benefits

  • Member discounted rate for the Annual Conference.
  • Eligible to present at the AAMG Annual Conference.
  • Eligible for AAMG administered scholarships.
  • Post job postings, traveling exhibitions, and workshops to the AAMG listserv and reach over 2,500 active members.
  • Eligible to serve on the AAMG Board of Directors and subcommittees.

Corporate Membership Benefits

  • Post services, workshops, and products to the AAMG listserv up to four times per month and reach over 2,500 active participants.
  • Member discounted rate for the Annual Conference.
  • Corporate membership listing on AAMG’s website.
  • Discounted advertising in Annual Conference brochure. Receive free advertising for your institutional job postings and traveling exhibitions on the AAMG website and social media.
  • Complimentary unstaffed resource table at the Annual Meeting and/or materials in each delegate’s registration bag.

Student Membership Benefits

  • Students share the same benefits as individual members but at no cost.
  • Eligible for student scholarship to attend annual conference.
  • Eligible to present at the AAMG Annual Conference.

Thank you for supporting academic museums and galleries:

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