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2015

 July 16

The American Alliance of Museums Announces 2015 Museum Reaccreditation

 July 16

U.S. Department of State, American Alliance of Museums Announce 2015 Museums Connect Grants 

 June 18

The American Alliance of Museums announces Reimagining the Museum: Conference of the Americas in Buenos Aires, Argentina, September 2-4, 2015

 June 9

The American Alliance of Museums presents the Chair’s Leadership Award to Director, President and CEO Graham Beal and the Detroit Institute of Arts Board of Directors

 May 28

Nominations for New Accreditation Commissioners Now Being Accepted

 May 6

2015 Accreditation Commission Nominating Committee and Schedule Announced

 April 27

27th Annual Excellence in Exhibition Winners

 April 23

American Alliance of Museums Plans Move to Arlington, Virginia

 April 22

The American Alliance of Museums Announces the Ford W. Bell Fellowship for Museums and K-12 Education

 March 19

The American Alliance of Museums Announces New President and CEO

 March 13

Statement by Ford W. Bell on President Obama’s Nomination of Dr. Kathryn (Kit) Matthew to lead the Institute of Museum and Library Services

 March 12

The Alliance Announces Eight Museums Re-Accredited

 Feb. 19

The American Alliance of Museums Announces TrendsWatch 2015


 Jan. 29                              
           
The American Alliance of Museums Announces Museums Advocacy Day and the 2015 Great American Museum Advocates

2014

Dec. 1 Alliance Announces Direct Care Task Force
Dec. 1 American Alliance of Museums Board Appoint New Accreditation Commissioners
Nov. 18 American Alliance of Museums, Six Regional Associations Partner to Produce 2014 National Museum Salary Survey
Nov. 17 Statement from AAM President Ford W. Bell on the current issue surrounding the Fred R. Jones Museum of Art at Oklahoma University
Nov. 17 AAM, Wallace Foundation Partner to Share Principles of Audience Building for Museums, Art Orgs
Oct. 1

The Alliance Announces Nine Museums Re-Accredited

Sept. 10 American Alliance of Museums Appoints George Johnson Treasurer
Aug. 19 American Alliance of Museums President Ford W. Bell to Retire in May, 2015

July 28

Reinvented Accreditation Program Now Accepting New Applicants
July 24 The Alliance Announces Three Newly Accredited Museums and Seven Museums Re-Accredited
July 7
Green Museums: A Growing Phenomenon
July 7 Accreditation Commissioner Nominations Now Being Accepted
July 1 U.S. Department of State, the American Alliance of Museums Announce 2014 Museums Connect Grants
June 18 Statement on the Deaccessioning by the Delaware Art Museum and the Action taken by the AAM Accreditation Commission
June 4 New Accreditation Commission Selection Process to Debut
May 8
26th Annual Excellence in Exhibitions Competition
April 28
Statement by American Alliance of Museums President Ford W. Bell on President Obama’s Nominees to Lead NEH, NEA 
April 10 AAM President Testifies on Capitol Hill in Support of NEA, NEH, the Smithsonian Institution and Historic Preservation Programs
April 8 Martin "Marty" Sullivan Named Recipient of 2014 AAM Award for Distinguished Service to Museum
April 8 Dr. Melanie Johnson of Space Center Houston Wins 2014 Nancy Hanks Memorial Award for Professional Excellence
March 27 Statement in Response to the Announced Sale of Works by the Delaware Art Museum
March 20
The Alliance Announces Three Newly Accredited Museums and Four Museums Re-Accredited
Feb. 27 AAM Statement on the Passing of Martin Sullivan, Issued by President Ford W. Bell
Feb. 20 Statement about the Corcoran from Alliance President Ford Bell
Feb. 18
Alliance to Launch Small Museums Accreditation Academy in 2016
Feb. 11
Statement on Deaccessioning of "Men of the Docks" by Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College
Jan. 8
Alliance Names 2014 Great American Museum Advocate

2013

Dec. 4
American Alliance of Museums To Publish New Series of Books by Noted Authors Barry Lord and Gail Dexter Lord
Nov. 17
AAM Joins 60 Other Nonprofits for "Protect Giving Day" in Washington, Nov. 20
Nov. 14
The Alliance Announces Eight Newly Accredited Museums and Four Museums Re-Accredited
Nov. 8
IMLS Announces Effort to Strengthen State Museum Association
Oct. 17 Federal Government Shutdown Comes to an End, Statement from Ford W. Bell, President, American Alliance of Museums
Oct. 8
Federal Government Shutdown Continues; How Museums Are Faring
Oct. 1
Statement from Alliance President, Ford W. Bell, on the Federal Government Shutdown
Sept. 5
The Alliance at One Year
Aug. 23
AAM Signs Collaborative Agreements with Museum Associations in China, Brazil
Aug. 20 Three Museums Selected for Third Round of National Innovation Lab for Museums
Aug. 5
The Alliance Announces Four Newly Accredited Museums and 13 Museums Re-Accredited
July 10 The Alliance, U.S. Department of State Announce 2013 Museums Connect Grants
June 17 Museums Play Vital Role in U.S. Health Care
April 23 Service and Struggle in the Shadow of Economic Recovery: U.S. Museums in 2012
April 9 Alliance's Center for the Future of Museums, EmcArts and MetLife Foundation Announce Round 3 RFP for Innovation Lab for Museums

March 29

Alliance Announces Eleven Newly Accredited Museums and 21 Museums Re-Accredited

Jan. 11

Alliance Announces 10 Newly Accredited Museums and 13 Museums Re-Accredited

2012

Nov. 5
The Alliance and AASLH Sign Statement of Collaboration Around Standards and Excellence Programs
Oct. 2 Museum Assessment Program Announces 2012 Participants
Sept. 13 Proposals Sought for U.S. Department of State, American Alliance of Museums' Museums Connect Grant Program
Sept. 13 AAM Announces Three Newly Accredited Museums and 13 Re-Accredited Museums
Sept. 5 American Association of Museums is now the American Alliance of Museums