Saint Louis, Missouri
The Association of Midwest Museums (AMM), founded in 1927, is a dynamic, non-profit membership organization that provides resources to museums and cultural institutions and services to museum professionals in an eight-state region in the Midwest, including Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, and Wisconsin.
Regional Associations, Consortiums, Alliances and other Support Groups
The Fire Museum Network is a nonprofit entity which provides a means for networking among fire museums and promotes the interests of those dedicated to collecting, preserving, and interpreting the artifacts, history, and traditions of the fire service.
There are over 200 fire museums in the United States and Canada - ranging from a spare room in the firehouse basement, to ones with warehouse-like proportions.
Glenn Dale, Maryland
The Mid-Atlantic Germanic Society was founded to stimulate and facilitate research on Germanic ancestors who settled in the MidAtlantic Region over the past 400 years.
Washington, District of Columbia
MPMA has a central office in Littleton, CO. Its governing structure includes a board of directors and numerous committees and affiliates. Staff includes an executive director and an office assistant. This group oversees the services that MPMA provides. An annual fall conference is attended by nearly 300 professionals each year. The conference provides opportunities for all levels of professionals in training, networking, and information exchange at a relatively inexpensive cost.
For nearly 90 years, the New England Museum Association has been the only organization in New England serving museums of all sizes and the people who work for and with them. As a member you'll find professional development opportunities, news, information, and the experience of more than 1,500 of your colleagues.
The Southeastern Museums Conference (SEMC), begun in 1951, is a nonprofit membership organization that serves 12 states throughout the Southeast - Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia - and Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. SEMC fosters professionalism, mutual support, and communication among its members and the larger museum community.
When your family is gathered around the dining table, there are a wide variety of things you can talk about. Your kids can talk about gossip at school. You can gripe about work. Your wife or husband can gossip. This kind of talk is actually kind of empty. If anything, this kind of talk doesn’t really build up your family and reduces everyone into petty gossips.
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.