Sample Documents

Tier 3 museum members can login and search for almost 1000 sample documents related to museum operations.

Professional Networks

Organized around job responsibilities and areas of common interest, Individual Members can access 22 Professional Networks.

The Bookstore

The most informative and authoritative professional literature on every aspect of museum operations. 

Recorded Webinars

Affordable, accessible and convenient online learning opportunities for you, your staff and your colleagues.

Mission and Institutional Planning


The Alliance shares standards on Mission and Planning

Change Management

This section addresses organizational change and transitions and has information about closing permanently, life cycles and mergers

Community Engagement

This section has resources to help museums consider different aspects of community engagement and collaboration.

Information Technology

This section has resources on communications equipment, data backup, hardware, Internet access, museum websites, networks, online privacy and security, software and technology planning

Institutional Planning

This section provides information about different planning models, institutional assessments, strategic plans, annual operating plans, business planning, benchmarking, dashboards and capacity building.

Mission and Vision

This section offers resources to help a museum articulate these guiding statements.