Accreditation Across Borders with AAM and AMA

  • Thursday, September 21
  • 11:15 am - 12:30 pm
  • River Valley Room


Julie Hart, Senior Director, Museum Standards & Excellence, American Alliance of Museums
Marie Peron, Executive Director, Lacombe & District Historical Society
Lauren Wheeler, Program Lead, Alberta Museums Association.


Trisha Carleton, Curatorial Assistant Western Canadian History, Royal Alberta Museum


  • Business, Leadership/Careerpath
This session will examine museum excellence, best practices, and adaptability through accreditation programs operated by the Alberta Museums Association and the American Alliance of Museums. Participants will hear perspectives about the importance of accreditation in museums and the heritage field from the programs� administrators and participants, compare the Canadian and American approaches, and exchange ideas about accreditation, best practice, and standards across borders.