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Memberships

The Museum Studies Program at the University of Kansas is a member of multiple professional organizations dedicated to advancing the museum field.

American Alliance of Museums (AAM): The American Alliance of Museums’ mission is to strengthen museums through leadership, advocacy, collaboration, and service.


 

American Association of State and Local History (AASLH): The American Association of State and Local History provides leadership and support for its members who preserve and interpret state and local history in order to make the past more meaningful to all Americans.
 

Kansas Museums Association: The Kansas Museums Association is a professional association dedicated to serving the museums of Kansas. Members represent a range of organizations and professionals in the state of Kansas such as art galleries and museums, historical societies, historic preservation, museums, natural history museums, convention and visitors bureaus, and zoos.


Mountain-Plains Museums Association (MPMA): The Mountain-Plains Museums Association was founded in 1953 and provides services to museums in its 10-state region.



  Western Museums Association (WMA): The Western Museums Association (WMA) is a nonprofit, membership organization dedicated to serving museums, museum professionals, as well as the related organizations and
                              individuals, by providing vision, enrichment, intellectual challenge, and a forum for communication and interaction.

 


Museum Events

First National African American Quilt Convention
July 12-15, 2017
TBD, Lawrence, Kansas
http://www.naaqc.org/

Educator Open House at Museum at Prairiefire
Thursday, August 24 | 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Preview the upcoming educational programs offered by Prairiefire field trips and explore the exhibit halls
RSVP to Tim Shaban by August 21
tim@museumatpf.org | 913-333-3551

Teacher Appreciation Night
September 28 | 4 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
The Truman Presidential Museum
500 W. U.S. Highway 24
Independence, MO
More than 20 museums across the region will be present to help teachers craft lessons and offer their resources.
Free to all educators
 

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