P.O. Box 63902
Phoenix, AZ 85082
Association Type(s)
Peter Welsh, President


The MAA is a non-profit organization dedicated to the enrichment and support of Arizona’s museum community. Organized in 1982, the Museum Association of Arizona:

  • Fosters communication and cooperation between Arizona museums and related organizations
  • Provides educational opportunities for the whole museum community
  • Advocates and publicizes these objectives statewide

What does the MAA offer its membership?

  • The Museum Gallery, a quarterly newsletter
  • Professional-development workshops
  • An annual conference
  • Mentorship for members


MAA Operations Manual, 1996Developed in 1988 and revised in 1996. Addresses statement of purpose, board member responsibilities, newsletter, membership, annual conference, awards, workshops.MAA Long-Range Plan, 1998-2003Addresses mission statement, member