Texas Association of Museums

TAM is a nonprofit 501 (c) (3) organization established for educational purposes, to provide a network among museums, to improve the level of professionalism within the museum community, to encourage the use and enjoyment of museums by all Texans, to serve as an information clearinghouse for and about museums, and to serve as a liaison between museums and museums-related agencies and organizations.

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The Texas Association of Museums strengthens Texas museums by educating on best practices, advocating for the field, and recognizing excellence among its members.


The Texas Association of Museums aspires to set the standard among regional associations by fostering an inclusive, professional environment for museums to develop high-quality, relevant programming, well-equipped staff, and a strong infrastructure through which they inspire and transform their audiences.


TAM members:

• Lead by example in our cultural communities.

• Continue to grow in understanding racism's legacies, be aware of our biases, and practice antiracist behavior.

• Promote professional development opportunities for all career levels.

• Innovate and inspire through member collaborations.

• Build awareness of the value of science, technology, art, history, and culture while striving for accuracy.

• Support advocacy efforts on behalf of Texas museums.

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