RESOURCES

If you're an Alabama museum, and you need something, chances are you can find it here. Conservation, councils, and calendars. We've got it all.

Ok, chances are that we don't technically have it all. If you have a link or statistic you'd like to submit for inclusion in these lists, we'd love to hear from you.

Disaster Response      Links      Calendars      Conservation      Grants      Security      Social Media       Statistics

DISASTER RESPONSE

Let us help you when disaster strikes
Contact AMA statewide disaster coordinator, Ryan Blocker
c: 334.415.1074
ryan.blocker@archives.alabama.gov

Recommended Disaster Response Related Web Resources.    

Recommended Disaster Response Related Books.    

What To Say To The Media.    

Pocket Response Plan Template (now in an interactive version!).    

Alabama Museums Disaster Response Questionnaire.    

LINKS

Sustaining Places
An online encyclopedia of resources for small museums and historical organizations.
www.sustainingplaces.com

Alabama History

Alabama Department of Archives and History (ADAH)
Dynamite Alabama history web site
www.archives.state.al.us

Historic Chattahoochee Commission
www.hcc-al-ga.org

Associations and Councils

American Alliance of Museums (AAM)
Large and well-connected site
www.aam-us.org

American Association of State and Local History
www.aaslh.org

The Association for Living History, Farm and Agricultural Museums
www.alhfam.org

International Council of Museums (ICOM)
www.icom.museum

Southeastern Museums Association (SEMC)
Membership organization that serves 12 states throughout the Southeast, including Alabama
www.SEMCdirect.net

CALENDARS

AL.com
There are contacts for each region.
www.alabamamediagroup.com/about/contact/

National Arts and Disability Center
The NADC promotes the full inclusion of artists and audiences with disabilities into all facets of the arts community. Their calendar is a free public service for any arts event, class, workshop, or conference that is accessible to individuals with disabilities and/or features the work of an artist or performer with a disability.
nadc.ucla.edu/calendar.cfm

CONSERVATION

CoOL Conservation OnLine
Full text library of conservation information, covering a wide spectrum of topics of interest to those involved with the conservation of library, archives, and museum materials
cool.conservation-us.org/

GRANTS

Alabama Historical Commission (AHC)
Source of advice and grants for preservation and archaeology-based projects
www.preserveala.org

Alabama Humanities Foundation (AHF)
Source of many grants for humanities-based projects
www.alabamahumanities.org

The Alabama State Council on the Arts (ASCA)
Good source of arts grants and assistance
www.arts.state.al.us

Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)
Independent grant-making agency of the federal government
www.imls.gov

SECURITY

Museum Security Network
Breaking news on stolen works, vandalism, stories focusing on museum security. Subscribe to receive up-to-the-minute news delivered via e-mail.
www.museum-security.org

SOCIAL MEDIA

Communicate with all of us via Facebook!
Alabama Museums Association Facebook Page
https://www.facebook.com/groups/61466553808/

STATISTICS

Compiled by the American Alliance of Museums.
http://aam-us.org/about-museums/museum-facts



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