Sample Documents

Customized research assistance and a collection of over 1,000 documents of sample policies, plans and forms from museums of all types and sizes.

Professional Networks

Organized around job responsibilities and areas of common interest, Individual Members can access 22 Professional Networks.

The Bookstore

The most informative and authoritative professional literature on every aspect of museum operations. 

Recorded Webinars

Affordable, accessible and convenient online learning opportunities for you, your staff and your colleagues.

Education and Interpretation


The Alliance shares standards on Education and Interpretation

Audience Research and Evaluation

This section provides resources on understanding visitors and the different types of evaluation.

Education Program Management

This section presents information on education and interpretation policies, furnishing plan development and interpretation and education planning.

Educational Programming

This section has resources on museum theater (including living history); non-print media; public programs; publications; school and educator programs; and tours.

Education Public Policy

This section looks and education public policy and advocacy.


This section has information about planning, designing and installing exhibits.

Learning in Museums

This section offers the most theoretical material. It addresses learning theory, learning domains, and models of learning.