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Engaging Next Generation History Learners

By Dana√© Wirth, Growth Coordinator for the Goshen Historical Society Museum, with the mission to preserve and share the on-going story of Goshen, Indiana, and one of AMM’s 2023 Solid Light Scholars. Earlier this year our small-town-specific museum was asked what we had to offer for kindergarten-age students. A few […]




Announcing the 2023 AMM Awards recipients!

We are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2023 AMM Awards! We look forward to celebrating their tremendous accomplishments during the conference in Indianapolis next week and virtual events to take place this fall. Best Practices Award 1846 Israel and Avis Blodgett House Project Downers Grove Museum Downers Grove, IL On […]


5 considerations for choosing the right crate

By Nikita Werner, Logistics and Project Manager for Guardian Fine Art Services Museum collections deserve top-quality storage and travel containers. Before engaging with a crate builder, answer the following five questions to ensure you are receiving the right product for your pieces. Every institution wants to provide the best possible […]


What makes a great museum leader?

During a recent Midwest Museums Connect Meetup, we asked members to help us brainstorm the qualities of a great museum leader. We considered what leadership should and should not look like, often inspired by personal experiences with past supervisors. In summary, here are the group’s thoughts on the qualities of […]







Announcing 2022 AMM Awards Recipients

We are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2022 AMM Awards and look forward to celebrating with you all during the upcoming conference and virtual events this fall. Best Practices Award Breaking Bread in McLean County McLean County Museum of History Bloomington, IL Breaking Bread in McLean County is a collaboration among […]