Museum Groups


The links and resources in this section do not constitute an endorsement from IAM. These lists are not exhaustive.

Museum Institutions, Associations, or Groups

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State-wide

  • Illinois Association of Museums
  • Illinois Historic Preservation Agency
  • Illinois State Museum System
  • Illinois State Historical Society
  • Illinois Heritage Association
  • Arts Alliance Illinois
  • Landmarks Illinois
  • Illinois Humanities Council

Local

  • Northeastern Illinois Historical Council (Neil)
  • Kane-DuPage Regional Museum Association (KDRMA)
  • Southern Illinois Association of Museums (SIAM)
  • Museums in the Park
  • Chicago Cultural Alliance
  • Emerging Museum Professional Group
  • Museums at the Crossroads Consortium
  • Casual Curators Consortium (C3)
  • Joint Council of Historic Groups – McHenry County
  • Lake County Historical Alliance

Regional/ National

  • Association of Midwest Museums
  • American Alliance of Museums
  • American Association of State and Local History
  • National Council on Public History
  • National Trust of Historic Preservation
  • Institute of Museum and Library Services

Discipline Specific

  • Educators Roundtable
  • Chicago Museum Exhibitors Group
  • Chicago Cultural Access Consortium
  • At Home in Chicago
  • Great Lakes Planetarium Association
  • Midwest Open Air Museums Association
  • Fire Museum Network
  • Museum Store Association
  • Historic House Museum Consortium
  • Association of Nature Center Administrators
  • American Public Garden Association
  • American Zoo and Aquarium Association
  • Association of African American Museums
  • Association of Science and Technology Centers
  • Association of Living History, Farm, and Agricultural Museums
  • Midwest Registrars Group
  • Association of Art Museum Curators
  • Association of Art Museum Directors