The resources on these pages are intended to provide relevant information about current museum practices for museum professionals. The topics reflect the areas in which we have had recurring questions from the NMAM membership. There are sections on Collections Care, Exhibits, Security, Museum Environments, Disasters, Suppliers, and Traveling Exhibitions.
For general support and information about museums and museum management, please visit the sites below.
The American Alliance of Museums
has a website with information and resources for museums both large and small throughout the United States.
The Museum Management Program (MMP)
of the National Park Service (NPS) is part of the National Center for Cultural Resources Stewardship and Partnership Programs that provides national program support functions for the National Park Service including the development and coordination of Park Service policies, standards, and procedures for managing museum collections, including advice pertaining to museum collections acquisition, documentation, preservation, protection, use, and disposal for the National Park Service. Their Museum Handbook is available online at: http://www.cr.nps.gov/museum/publications/handbook.html