What is PA Museums?
Unsurpassed in serving our membership, PA Museums represents the interests of the over 1,000 museums and related organizations throughout the Commonwealth. As their principal advocate, PA Museums increases public awareness of the essential roles of museums to enhance the quality of life for Pennsylvania residents and to attract visitors.
The primary networking organization for museum professionals and volunteers in Pennsylvania, PA Museums promotes standards of excellence and provides access to a wide range of services needed to advance the development and sustainability of institutions and their staff and volunteers.
PA Museums seeks to:
- Promote public awareness of the value of museums throughout Pennsylvania.
- Assist Pennsylvania museums in meeting generally accepted standards of practice.
- Support museum professionals and volunteers in the Commonwealth.
- Advocate strong state support of museums and related organizations through collaboration with multi-disciplinary statewide partners.
2009 Annual Meeting Minutes