National Emerging Museum Professionals Network (NEMPN) welcomes all who identify as emerging museum professionals (EMP), in addition to any museum professional committed to supporting to EMPs.

  • Now Announcing the Equity in Pay + Pay Transparency Accountability Database
    The National Emerging Museum Professionals Network (NEMPN) is delighted to share that, in partnership with Sarah Marsom of Dismantle Preservation, we have compiled and will be actively updating a new resource for the museum community. As you may know, NEMPN is dedicated to salary transparency and pay equity in all forms, including the end of … Read more
  • Statement on Exploitative Workplaces
    The National EMP Network (NEMPN) acknowledges that cultural institutions such as galleries, libraries, archives, and museums have a long history of exploiting their workers and creating toxic work environments. This exploitation can take forms such as long hours, low wages, and unpaid labor and internships.  The COVID-19 pandemic has only exacerbated the problem, making the … Read more
  • Salary Transparency Form Relaunches in 2022!
    NEMPN’s Advocacy Committee is committed to making museums more equitable! We are excited to announce that our Salary Transparency Form will relaunch on January 1st, 2022. With the new year, we are recognizing the need for action. There is an abundance of conversations happening within the field regarding diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion. Disclosing salary … Read more
  • Announcing the EMP Awards Winners of 2021!
    National EMP Network is a volunteer-run 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to engaging and supporting self-defined emerging museum professionals in building vibrant, equitable, and inclusive communities of networking, collaborative practice, and exchange. One way we intend to do this is through recognizing the individuals, collectives, and organizations who have supported the emerging museum professional community and … Read more
  • NEMPN Issues Call for Nominations for the Inaugural EMP Awards
    New York, NY (October 1, 2021)— The National Emerging Museum Professionals Network (NEMPN) is launching its inaugural awards program to recognize the accomplishments of individuals and institutions who have shown outstanding service to emerging museum professionals. Raising awareness of the great work happening on local and national levels, these awards celebrate emerging and established professionals … Read more