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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

Study Breaks: Finals in the Flex Space
Tues. May 9, Wed. May 10, Thurs. May 11 | 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Art and coffee final break in the Spencer
Spencer Museum of Art, Rm. 320
1301 Mississippi St., Lawrence KS
On KU Campus

Third Thursday
Thursday, May 18 | 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Information here
4525 Oak St., Kansas City, MO

Memorial Day Weekend
May 26-29
Various events at the
National World War I Museum and Memorial
More information here
2
 Memorial Dr., Kansas City, MO

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

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