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Online Programs

Upcoming Programs and Recorded Webinars

Educating Your Governing Body about Collections Stewardship

Sept. 24, 2–3:30 p.m. (ET)

Join us in this 90-minute webinar as we discuss the governing body’s involvement in collection stewardship and how to structure orientation and training to ensure the museum meets standards and ethics and avoids putting its objects, professional credibility and public trust at risk.

Building Global Museum Community: A Journey through the African Diaspora

Sept. 30, 2–3:30 p.m. (ET)

Join U.S. and Brazilian colleagues as they discuss their cultural exchange project, A Journey through the African Diaspora, a collaboration that involved high school students, teacher liaisons and teaching artists in an exploration of the African Diaspora in Prince George’s County, Maryland and Sao Paulo, Brazil, with a focus on slavery, emancipation, economic and community development.

EdCom Book Club Chat: Thinking About Intentionality

Oct. 8, 2–3 p.m. (ET)

The EdCom Book Club Chat for October will focus on two articles on intentionality that appear in the most recent Journal of Museum Education (JME), published by the Museum Education Roundtable (MER).

Building Trust through High Performance, Becoming Essential

Dec. 3, 2–3:30 p.m. (ET)
Part of Magnetic: The Art And Science of Engagement, a four-part webcast series

This webcast identifies the ways in which magnetic museums overcome a central challenge facing museums today: being essential by increasing their relevance, responsiveness and pertinence to daily life in their communities.

Recorded Webinars

With over 70 programs to choose from, our recorded webinars cover a range of topics, and offer an affordable, accessible and convenient online learning opportunity for you, your staff and your colleagues. Purchase of each recorded webinar includes access to the archived recording and presentation materials. Programs originally produced after 2009 feature closed-captioning.

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How Does it Work?

Alliance webinars are originally presented live, recorded and archived for later access. Before purchasing, run a technical check to make sure your system is compatible. After purchasing a recorded webinar, you will receive access instructions to view the program at your own convenience.

AAM Online Professional Development Center

This partnership with Cypherworx and the San Diego Zoo Global Academy provides an expanded subscription library of online professional development courses. This course catalog covers everything from budgeting and PCI compliance to crisis communications to managing employees and volunteers.