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.
Museum Hue: Museum Hue fosters the social cohesion, wellbeing, and economic impact that arts and culture offer creatives and communities of color.
The Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections (SPNHC): SPNHC is an international society whose mission is to improve the preservation, conservation, and management of natural history collections to ensure their continuing value to society.
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.