February 2023

A Champion of Museums: WMA’s Executive Director, Jason B. Jones is Honored with a 2023 Advocacy Leadership Award

Museums Advocacy Day 2023 Awardees - Photo Credit: American Alliance of Museums 

As part of Museums Advocacy Day 2023, this past Monday, February 27, 2023, the Western Museums Association’s (WMA) Executive Director, Jason B. Jones, was presented with a 2023 Advocacy Leadership Award in recognition of his advocacy and leadership of the Western Museums Association.


So You Want to Work in a Museum? Professional Development Book Review

Written by Judi Mae “JM” Huck, EMP; Development Coordinator, The Neon Museum

Our institution has a museum membership with the American Alliance for Museums (AAM). Recently, I asked AAM members to recommend books to emerging museum professionals considering post-baccalaureate work in Museum Studies, in the hopes of furthering their careers. I received over a dozen book recommendations and was able to borrow a few at my local library or buy them secondhand from AbeBooks and Amazon.