American Alliance of Museums

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The American Alliance of Museums ( AAM, until 2012 American Association of Museums ) is a US non-profit organization founded in 1906 . The Arlington , Virginia- based organization represents 35,000 museum members . In 2012 over 3,000 museums of all disciplines as well as zoos and aquariums and 300 companies were organized in the American Association of Museums .

As part of the reorganization of the association, which was initiated in 2009, a new accreditation system for museums was created in 2012, which is based on compliance with certain quality standards. In 2017, 1,075 of approximately 33,000 US museums were AAM accredited.

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  1. ^ A b c American Association of Museums Is Now the American Alliance of Museums. (No longer available online.) American Alliance of Museums, September 5, 2012, archived from the original on February 22, 2018 ; accessed on February 22, 2018 (English). Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot /
  2. About Us. Alliance of Museums, accessed February 22, 2018 .
  3. ^ The Alliance Announces Three Newly Accredited Museums and 21 Museums Reaccredited. American Alliance of Museums, November 13, 2017, accessed February 22, 2018 .