—Harlem Children’s Zone’s Geoffrey Canada Honored for Strengthening Community—
NORWALK, CT (May 9, 2016) -- The Association of Children’s Museums’ membership and board of directors adopted a resolution defining and guiding the growing role of children’s museums in closing the achievement gap during ACM’s annual InterActivity conference.
—Honor Marks Partnership between Association of Children’s Museums and White House to Advance Summer Learning—
Arlington, VA – On February 26, the White House named Laura Huerta Migus, Executive Director of the Association of Children’s Museums (ACM), one of nine “Champions of Change” for Summer Opportunity, in recognition of the work of ACM and children museums to support the wellbeing of children outside of the classroom.
ACM's new member resource library is now available digitally for current ACM members! This library features archival documents and information collected from your peers at member children's museums.
Read the latest edition of Hand to Hand: Amenities.
"The Lobby: Designing and Staffing for a 'No-Free' Visit"—Tanya Andrews, Children's Museum of Tacoma
"All the Safety You Cannot See"—Lauren Kaye, Kidspace Children's Museum
"Food, Glorious Food"—Marilee Jennings, Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose; Mary Maher
"Balancing Act"—Christa Simpson, The DoSeum, San Antonio's Museum for Kids
"Built for Comfort: Amenities Aimed at Adults"—Jen Alexander, KidCity Children's Museum
"The Value of a $27 Sign"—Katie Slivovsky, Chicago Children's Museum
More than 975 people attended InterActivity 2015: Bringing the World to Children and Families, May 13-15, hosted by The Children's Museum of Indianapolis. They represented more than 270 museums, plus early childhood educators, librarians, funders, product and service providers, and affiliated organizations serving children and families.
ACM thanks all the sponsors, advertisers, and exhibitors of InterActivity 2015: Bringing the World to Children and Families! We appreciate your support of the ACM MarketPlace and the children's museum field. Check out the InterActivity 2015 Sponsors and Exhibitors.
ACM is taking booth reservations for InterActivity 2016: Collective Impact