Museum Association and Affiliate Groups

There are several national, regional, local, and specialty museum associations. We have compiled a complete list below, which includes membership levels for EMPs, job boards, and website and Facebook links to make it easier for you to connect with the groups you want to follow. If you need to update the information for a group/association below, please email President Michelle Epps at president@nationalempnetwork.org.

Click on the links below to jump to a specific region

American Alliance of Museums & Interest Groups
Focused Museum Associations & Groups
Regional Associations
State Associations
Affiliate Associations & Groups
American Alliance of Museums & Interest Groups

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American Alliance of Museums
Membership: $90; all the below affiliate groups are included in your membership with AAM except ARCS
Facebook page/group
Job site
Requires Salary: No
Collections Stewardship
Committee for Diversity in Museums (DIVCOM)
Committee on Audience Research and Evaluation (CARE)
Committee on Education (EdCom)
Committee on Museum Professional Training (COMPT)
Development and Membership Network (DAM)
Historic Houses and Sites Network
Indigenous Peoples Museum Network
Latino Network
LGBTQ Alliance
Media and Technology Committee (M&T)
Museum Leadership & Management Committee (LMC)
National Association for Museum Exhibition (NAME)
P.R. and Marketing Committee (PRAM)
PIC Green Network
Security Committee
Small Museum Administrators’ Committee (SMAC)
The Curators’ Committee (CurCom)
Traveling Exhibitions Network (TEN)
Association of Registrars and Collections Specialists (ARCS)
Membership: $50
Facebook page/group
Focused Museum Associations & Groups

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American Association for Museum Volunteers (AAMV) 

Membership: $35
Facebook page/group

Association of Academic Museums & Galleries (AAMG)

Membership: $100
Facebook page/group
Job site
Requires Salary: No

Association of African American Museums , (AAAM)

Membership: $55
Facebook page/group
Job site
Requires Salary: No

Association of Art Museum Curators

Membership$95 annual dues for members earning up to $50,000
Facebook page/group
Job site
Requires Salary: No

Association of Children’s Museums, (ACM)

Membership: $100
Facebook page/group

Association of Science Museum Directors

Membership: $100
Facebook page/group

Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums

Membership: $25
Facebook page/group

Council of American Jewish Museums, (CAJM)

Membership: $75
Facebook page/group

Council of American Maritime Museums

Membership:

$75 Annually ($125 application fee)
Facebook page/group

Fire Museum Network, (FMN)

Membership: $30
Facebook page/group

HeritageRail Alliance

Membership: n/a
Facebook page/group

International Association of Museum Facility Administrators

Membership: $75
Facebook page/group
Job site
Requires Salary: No

International Museum Theatre Alliance

Membership: $55
Facebook page/group
Job site: 

Access only by membership
Requires Salary: No

Museum Association Security Committee (MASC)
Museum Computer Network

Membership: $90
Facebook page/group

Museum Education Roundtable

Membership: $50
Facebook page/group

Museum Market Place
Museum Store Association

Membership: $115
Facebook page/group

Museum Trustee Association

Membership:

Self selected
Facebook page/group

Small Museum Association

Membership: $20
Facebook page/group
Job site
Requires Salary: No

The Association for Living History, Farm and Agricultural Museums

Membership: $30
Facebook page/group
Job site
Requires Salary: No

The Association of Art Museum Directors

Membership: not listed
Facebook page/group
Job site
Requires Salary: No

The Council for Museum Anthropology

Membership: $25
Facebook page/group

Black Interpreters Guild

Facebook page/group

Museum Hue

Membership: $30
Facebook page
Facebook group

The Gender Equity in Museums Movement (GEMM)

Facebook page/group

Regional Associations

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Association of Midwest Museums

Membership: $70
Facebook page/group
Job site
Requires Salary: No

Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums

Membership: $50
Facebook page/group
Job site
Requires Salary: No

Mountain Plains Museums Association

Membership: $45
Facebook page/group
Job site
Requires Salary: No, but strongly encouraged

New England Museum Association

Membership: $50
Facebook page/group
Job site
Requires Salary: No

Southeastern Museums Conference

Membership:  $45
Facebook page/group
Job site
Requires Salary: No, but strongly encouraged

Western Museums Association

Membership: $35
Facebook page/group
Job site
Requires Salary: No

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State Associations

Alabama Museums Association

Membership: $25
Facebook page/group
Job site
Requires Salary: No

Arkansas Museums Association

Membership: $10
Facebook page/group

Association of Historical Societies of New Hampshire

Membership: $5

Association of Indiana Museums

Membership: n/a
Facebook page/group

Association of South Dakota Museums

Membership: $15
Facebook page/group
Job site
Requires Salary: No

California Association of Museums

Membership: $50
Facebook page/group
Job site
Requires Salary: No

Colorado-Wyoming Association of Museums

Membership: $20
Facebook page/group
Job site
Requires Salary: No

Connecticut League of History Organizations

Membership: $45
Facebook page/group
Job site
Requires Salary: No

Delaware Museums

Membership: $50
Facebook page/group

Florida Association of Museums

Membership: $30
Facebook page/group
Job site
Requires Salary: No

Georgia Association of Museums and Galleries

Membership: $50
Facebook page/group
Job site
Requires Salary: No

Hawaii Museum Association

Membership: $40
Facebook page/group
Job site
Requires Salary: No

Idaho Association of Museums

Membership: $10
Facebook page/group
Job site
Requires Salary: No

Illinois Association of Museums

Membership: $50
Facebook page/group
Job site
Requires Salary: No

Iowa Museum Association

Membership: $50
Facebook page/group
Job site
Requires Salary: No

Kansas Museums Association

Membership: $25
Facebook page/group
Job site
Requires Salary: No

Kentucky Museum & Heritage Alliance

Membership: $25
Facebook page/group
Job site
Requires Salary: n/a

Louisiana Association of Museums

Membership: $40
Facebook page/group
Job site
Requires Salary: n/a

Maine Archives & Museums

Membership: $35
Facebook page/group
Job site
Requires Salary: No

Maryland Museum Association

Membership: $25
Facebook page/group

Michigan Museums Association

Membership: $30
Facebook page/group
Job site
Requires Salary: No

Minnesota Association of Museums

Membership: $30
Facebook page/group
Job site
Requires Salary: No

Mississippi Museums Association

Membership: $15
Facebook page/group
Job site
Requires Salary: No

Missouri Association for Museums & Archives

Membership: $20
Facebook page/group
Job site
Requires Salary: No

Museum Association of Arizona

Membership: $25
Facebook page/group
Job site
Requires Salary: No, but strongly recommended

Museum Association of New York

Membership: $35
Facebook page/group
Job site
Requires Salary: No

Museums Alaska

Membership: $40
Facebook page/group
Job site
Requires Salary: n/a

Museums Association of Montana

Membership: $25
Facebook page/group
Job site
Requires Salary: No

Museums of West Virginia

Membership: $15
Facebook page/group
Job site
Requires Salary: No

Nebraska Museums Association

Membership: $15
Facebook page/group
Job site
Requires Salary: No

Nevada Museums Association

Membership: $15
Facebook page/group
Job site
Requires Salary: No

New Jersey Association of Museums

Membership: $30
Facebook page/group
Job site
Requires Salary: No

New Mexico Association of Museums

Membership: $25
Job site
Requires Salary: No

North Carolina Museums Council

Membership: $20
Facebook page/group
Job site
Requires Salary: No

Ohio Museums Association

Membership: $40
Facebook page/group
Job site
Requires Salary: No

Oklahoma Museums Association

Membership: $50
Facebook page/group
Job site
Requires Salary: No

Oregon Museums Association

Membership: $25
Facebook page/group
Job site
Requires Salary: No

Pennsylvania Federation of Museums and Historical Organizations

Membership: $25
Facebook page/group
Job site
Requires Salary: No

South Carolina Federation of Museums

Membership: $50
Facebook page/group
Job site
Requires Salary: No

State Historical Society of North Dakota

Membership: n/a
Facebook page/group

Tennessee Association of Museums

Membership: $30
Facebook page/group
Job site
Requires Salary: No

Texas Association of Museums

Membership: $50
Facebook page/group
Job site
Requires Salary: No

Utah Museums Association

Membership: $30
Facebook page/group
Job site
Requires Salary: No

Vermont Historical Society : League of Local Societies & Museums

Membership: n/a
Facebook page/group

Virginia Association of Museums

Membership: $45
Facebook page/group
Job site
Requires Salary: No

Washington Museum Association

Membership: $30
Facebook page/group
Job site
Requires Salary: No

Wisconsin Federation of Museums

Membership: Based on Annual Salary: Less than $25,000…………..$15
$25,000 or higher…………….$25
Facebook page/group
Job site
Requires Salary: No

Affiliate Associations & Groups

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American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works

Membership: $149.00
Facebook page/group
Job site
Requires Salary: No

American Public Gardens Association, (APGA)

Membership: $125
Facebook page/group
Job site
Requires Salary: No

American Association for State & Local History (AASLH)

Membership: $72
Facebook page/group
Job site
Requires Salary: No

American Zoo & Aquarium Association, (AZA)

Membership: $80
Facebook page/group
Job site
Requires Salary: No

Association of Science-Technology Centers, (ACTC)

Membership: n/a
Facebook page/group
Job site
Requires Salary: No

Greater Hudson Heritage Network

Membership: $15 Student, $40 Individual
Facebook page/group
Job site
Requires Salary: Yes

National Association for Interpretation

Membership: $75
Facebook page/group
Job site
Requires Salary: No

THE CENTER FOR CURATORIAL LEADERSHIP (CCL)

Membership: n/a
Facebook page/group

Visitor Studies Association (VSA)

Membership: $110
Facebook page/group
Job site
Requires Salary: No

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