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Exhibition Design

Research and resources for exhibition design.

Links to Museum Related Organizations

The Smithsonian has complied a comprehensive list of professional organizations that relate to museum work and history preservation. 

American Association of Museums (AAM)

The American Association of Museums has been bringing museums together since 1906, helping to develop standards and best practices, gathering and sharing knowledge, and providing advocacy on issues of concern to the entire museum community.

National Association of Museum Exhibition (NAME)

The National Association for Museum Exhibition (NAME) is one of the Standing Professional Committees of the American Association of Museums (AAM). NAME seeks to enhance the cultural landscape by advancing the value and relevance of exhibitions through dialogue among individuals, museum leaders and the public

The Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies (SCEMS)

The Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access (SCLDA) assists the museum community in acquiring and strengthening its understandings and practices of museology. 

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