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Establishment:

The Association of Art Museum Directors was founded in 1916 by the directors of twelve American museums. The AAMD formally incorporated in 1969.

About Association of Art Museum Directors:

The Association of Art Museum Directors Membership "consists of persons who serve as directors of art museums in the United States, Canada, and Mexico which, by purpose, size, and standards of operation meet the eligibility requirements established by the Trustees of the Association."

"Membership in the Association is based on the qualifications of both the individual director and the specific art museum and no museum may be represented by more than one individual. The Association currently has 198 members."

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Association of Art Museum Directors' Mission:

The Association of Art Museum Directors' mission is "to support its members in increasing the contribution of art museums to society.

The AAMD accomplishes this mission by establishing and maintaining the highest standards of professional practice; serving as forum for the exchange of information and ideas; acting as an advocate for its member art museums; and being a leader in shaping public discourse about the arts community and the role of art in society."

Association of Art Museum Directors Contact Info:

Administrative Office

120 East 56th Street, Suite 520, New York, NY 10022

Phone: 212-754-8084

Government Affairs Office

1319 F Street, NW, Suite 201, Washington, DC 20004

Phone: 202-638-4520

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