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What is NAME?

The National Association for Museum Exhibition (NAME) is one of the Professional Networks of the American Alliance of Museums (AAM).

Our mission

NAME seeks to enhance the cultural landscape by advancing the value and relevance of exhibitions through dialogue among individuals, museum leaders and the public. We promote excellence and best practices, identify trends and recent innovations, provide access to resources, promote professional development and cultivate leadership.

What we offer

NAME offers professional development opportunities through conference sessions and workshops at national and regional levels. Check out our News page, join us on Facebook, or be a part of the discussions our listserv. We also publish the professional journal, Exhibitionist. And we are the nationwide voice of the exhibits profession.

Who we represent

NAME represents over 800 museum staff and independent professionals. The membership includes designers, content developers, fabricators, evaluators, and others engaged in public programming and museums.