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Museum Professional Development


Museum Professional Development

Museum Professional Development

Members of this Resource & Discussion Group can:

  • Find Professional Development opportunities 
  • Network with professionals in the field
  • Participate in discussions
  • Share information and ideas
  • Become part of the on-line Museum Professional Development community

Members: 12
Latest Activity: Mar 23

Welcome to the Museum Professional Development Resource and Discussion Group! This new group was created to share professional development and training opportunities to museum professionals, students and educators.


Quick Links to Museum Professional Development Opportunities


Organizations and Committees

American Association of Museums Committee on Museum Professional Training

Smithsonian Affiliations


Museum Studies Higher Education (Graduate and Certificate Programs)

Museum Studies Training Programs Worldwide (directory created by Smithsonian)


Smithsonian Affiliates Annual Conference - June 12 to 14 2012, Washington, DC


Workshops and Professional Development

Association of Museums Professional Development

Americans for the Arts Professional Development Programs

The Getty Leadership Institute at CGU

Museums Association Courses

Smithsonian Affiliates Professional Development Program

ThatCamp (Humanities & Technology Camp)

Visitor Studies Association Workshops


Do you know of additional Museum Professional Development Resources?

Please post them in the comments field and they will be added to the above list!

***Check back regularly for more resources as this list is continuously updated


This list was last updated on March 2, 2013

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Comment by Megan Southwood on May 28, 2012 at 4:33am

Check out new Links added to the Museum Professional Development Resource/Networking Group! 


Smithsonian Affiliates Annual Conference - June 12 to 14 2012, Washington, DC

Workshops and Professional Development:

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