Characteristics of Excellence for U.S. Museums

Resource theme: 
Ethics - National
Resource type: 
Tools & Practices - Guidelines
American Alliance of Museums (AAM)
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The 38 characteristics [...] are the core standards for U.S. museums. Broken into seven categories, these broad, outcome oriented statements are adaptable for museums of all types and sizes, with each museum fulfilling them in different ways depending on their unique circumstances (mission, resources, governance, collections, etc...). Within each category, you will also find a link to additional standards and best practices to help your museum achieve excellence. [...]