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


Let us help you when disaster strikes
Contact AMA statewide disaster coordinator, Ryan Blocker
c: 334.415.1074
[email protected]

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.    


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

Alabama History

Alabama Department of Archives and History (ADAH)
Dynamite Alabama history web site

Historic Chattahoochee Commission

Associations and Councils

American Alliance of Museums (AAM)
Large and well-connected site

American Association of State and Local History

The Association for Living History, Farm and Agricultural Museums

International Council of Museums (ICOM)

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

There are contacts for each region.

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.


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


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

Alabama Humanities Foundation (AHF)
Source of many grants for humanities-based projects

The Alabama State Council on the Arts (ASCA)
Good source of arts grants and assistance

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


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.


Communicate with all of us via Facebook!
Alabama Museums Association Facebook Page


Compiled by the American Alliance of Museums.

Everyone's making plans for our annual meeting. Make sure you're in the know!
Everyone who's anyone is a member of the AMA. If your institution isn't in, it's time to get in!