2016 Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo

Thursday, May 26 - Sunday, May 29 
Washington, DC

Power, Influence and Responsibility

Voltaire wrote, “With great power comes great responsibility.” Join us in our nation’s capital at the American Alliance of Museums 2016 Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo to explore how the themes of power, influence and responsibility shape the work of museums in the U.S. and around the world.

Learn more about the Annual Meeting theme. 

What is the AAM Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo?

The American Alliance of Museums Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo is the largest gathering of museum professionals in the world. “Going to AAM” – as attending the conference has come to be known – is considered the quintessential experience for museum professionals. The program is jam-packed with opportunities to hear diverse perspectives on a wide range of topics; to connect with your colleagues from across the country and around the world; and to engage in meaningful dialogue with peers from diverse backgrounds and from museums of all types.

Learn more about what makes the 2016 Annual Meeting a must-attend event!

Important Dates 

 Session Proposal Site Closes      August 31, 2015
 Registration Fall Special Opens      September 16, 2015
 Registration Fall Special Closes      October 9, 2015
 Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo      May 26-29, 2016

Annual Meeting Theme

Value Statement

2015 Keynote Address

Watch the video of Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole's keynote address at the 2015 meeting in Atlanta. 

Past and Future Meetings 

Access videos, audio recordings, dates and locations from prior Annual Meetings.