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VAM Voice Member News Magazine
Thursday, September 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Fall 2017 VAM Voice is Here »
The Fall 2017 VAM Voice is Here Check out the Fall 2017 edition (PDF) of the VAM Voice Member News Magazine now on...
Thursday, June 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Spring/Summer 2017 VAM Voice is Here »
The Spring/Summer 2017 VAM Voice is Here Check out the Spring/Summer 2017 edition (PDF) of the VAM Voice Member New...
Thursday, December 15, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Winter 2016 VAM Voice is Here »
Check out the Winter 2016 edition of the VAM Voice member news magazine today on Issu!  Prefer to download a .pdf?...
Thursday, September 29, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Fall 2016 VAM Voice is Out »
Download the .pdf and read the latest VAM Voice member news magazine today. If you prefer to read it on Issuu, do so her...
Friday, September 23, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Advertise in the Winter Edition of the VAM Voice »
We'd love to feature your message to the Virginia museum community. Learn more or contact Heather Widener for deta...

E-news Forum
Tuesday, January 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The December / January Enews Forum is Here »
Check out the latest news from Virginia's museum community in the December / January Enews Forum . 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
November's Enews Forum is Here »
Take a look at the latest news from Virginia's museum community.
Tuesday, October 4, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
VAM's October E-news Forum is Here »
Read the latest from the Virginia museum community in this month's Enews Forum , sponsored by Sarah Sutton and Sustaina...
Thursday, September 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
The September 2016 VAM Enews Forum is Out! »
Read the latest from Virginia's museum community.
Friday, August 5, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
August Enews Forum is Here »
Take a look at our August, 2016 edition of the VAM E-news Forum , featuring news from around the Virginia museum commun...

Program Announcements
Wednesday, September 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
VAM's 2017-2018 Workshop Series Announced »
Get a sneak peek of the upcoming workshops in VAM's 2017-2018 Workshop Series!
Thursday, April 27, 2017
New Affinity Program for VAM Members! »
We have just announced our newest affinity program for members, Singlecare.  Find out more about how to save money...
Sunday, December 4, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
The VAM 2017 Annual Conference Brochure (preliminary) is here »
Visit our conference page to read the brochure online or to download a copy . We hope you'll save the dates and join us M...
Thursday, September 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
4th Annual Historic Structures Roundtable »
VAM is proud to support Preservation Virginia in bringing you the 4th Annual Historic Structures Roundtable Event: ...
Tuesday, September 13, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Be a Part of the Smithsonian's Museum on Main Street Program »
On behalf of Virginia Foundation for Humanities, the Virginia Association of Museums is pleased to announce an exclusive V...

Advocacy Alerts
Tuesday, December 20, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Now More Than Ever: Powerful Ways to Advocate for Museums in 2017 »
Advocacy means actively supporting your museum, gallery, historic site, children’s museum, garden, nature or science cente...
Wednesday, August 3, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Invite Legislators to Visit Your Museum »
Read our latest Advocacy Alert , featuring Invite Legislators to Visit Your Museum Week , August 6 - 13, 2016. 
Monday, May 23, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Virginia Assembly Session Ends; Keep Your Advocacy Going »
  Read our Advocacy wrap-up for this season, as well as ways to keep your advocacy going all year long!
Thursday, February 25, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Virginia General Assembly Update and AAM Museums Advocacy Day »
Read the latest Advocacy Alert - 02/25/2016.
Friday, January 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)

Press Release
Tuesday, November 15, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Virginia Association of Museums Announces 2017 Annual Conference »
Virginia Association of Museums Announces 2017 Annual Conference in Roanoke, VA Virginia's Largest Gathering of Mu...
Tuesday, September 27, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Virginia Competition Culminates in Selection of Top 10 Endangered Artifacts »
VAM is proud to announce the 2016 Virginia's Top 10 Endangered Artifacts. Learn more and download the list.
Monday, June 6, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
VAM Accepting Nominations for Virginia's Top 10 Endangered Artifacts 2016 »
The nomination period has begun for Virginia's Top 10 Endangered Artifacts program. Collecting institutions (museums, arch...
Tuesday, May 31, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
VAM Board Welcomes New Members, President »
  Read our press release announcing new board members and officers.
Tuesday, April 19, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Congratulations 2016 Virginia Certificate in Museum Management Graduates »
VAM would like to congratulate the 2016 graduates of our Virginia Certificate in Museum Management program . We now hav...

White Papers / Technical Documents
Monday, August 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Memorials & Monuments Resources Now Part of VAM's Community Conversations Resources »
Members seeking guidance on the issue of monuments and memorials can now find resources, links, and statements from member...
Monday, May 16, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
White Paper from VAM: Risk Management »
  Read the latest in VAM's White Paper series: Are You Adequately Protecting Your Museum: Risk Management Q...
Tuesday, October 13, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
IRS Resource for Non-Profits »
The following IRS resource is for non-profits: Maintaining Your 501(c)(3) Tax-Exempt Status
Thursday, February 5, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
New White Paper: ASCAP »
Read our latest VAM White Paper, authored by Jody Allen, and learn all about ASCAP and music licensing. They're Playing...
Wednesday, August 20, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Building Your Advocacy Network »
This VAM white paper from 2011 is a great primer for a museum professional looking to get started with museum advocacy.

Blog Post Announcements
Wednesday, October 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tutorial Resources for Making Accessible PDFs »
Tutorial Resources for Making Accessible PDFs A new VAM Vault blog post providing a tutorial link and example of an ac...
Friday, September 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Valentines, The Wickhams, and Richmond »
New blog post by Crystal Douglas, our new Communications Intern. "Nothing can harm the integrity of a museum if it is root...
Wednesday, August 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Snapchat's "Snap Maps" & "Our Story" Features »
As the 2017 hurricane season ramps up with Hurricane Harvey, one new social media resource is proving to be another v...
Thursday, August 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Conference Session Proposals: Reminder and How-to Review »
Conferences are fun, there’s no doubt!  We all enjoy social networking, meeting new and old friends, going to entert...
Thursday, July 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Quest for Knowledge: Sipping from a Fire Hose »
Part of the sheer joy of being a professional is gathering a collection of knowledge and experiences and putting them to r...

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