Listing of Museum Associations

Mark Walhimer Museum Associations

“Several associations have online or print directories of specific types of museums. The American Association of Museums has an online directory of its member museums that can be searched by name, location, or category. The American Association for State & Local History publishes a Directory of Historic House Museums. The American Association of Botanical Gardens and Arboreta maintains an online …

How many museums are there in the United States?

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The American Association of Museums, the “AAM is aware of only two attempts to count all the museums in the United States. The most recent effort estimates 17,500 museums. One of the attempts to count museums was a survey conducted for the National Conference of State Museum Associations in 1998. The survey counted 15,848 museums. This number, however, was extremely …

What is an interactive exhibit?

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The answer isn’t so easy. Many designers, museum directors, even visitors would think of a push button as interactive. I would differ. The meaning of Inter – “occurring between“, a push button could be thought of as interactive but the communication between the participants (the “button and the visitor” is very limited with only one outcome). My definition of an …

Fab at Home Curriculum

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Wow! thanks all for the interest in [email protected], looks like we have a hit. We are working on a curriculum for 3D modeling, we are also preparing a summer camp robotics curriculum. I would be interested in getting feedback from Science Centers: What is the age range of your summer camps?How many students at a time?Is the focus on robotics …

American Association of Museums

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Walhimer Associates has been a member of the American Association of Museums, since 1995. American Association of Museum Website “AAM’s mission is to enhance the value of museums to their communities through leadership, advocacy, and service.” “The American Association of Museums has been bringing museums together since 1906, helping to develop standards and best practices, gathering and sharing knowledge, and …

Project Management Institute PMI

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Walhimer Associates is a member of the Project Management Institute the largest and most well recognized organization for project management professionals. Mark Walhimer, PMP was certified as a Project Management Professional in 2007. Project Management Institute Website “With more than 260,000 members in over 171 countries, PMI is the leading membership association for the project management profession. PMI is actively …

Project Management Firm

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We often receive calls starting with, “So what is it that you do?” Well….we are a Project Management Firm made up of Mark Walhimer, PMP, the lead Project Manager. We have reccieved certifition through Project Management Institute for the Project Management Professional (PMP), We are a Licensed California Contractor (General B and C-7 Low Voltage Electrical), and an InfoComm International …

Fab at Home, 3D Printer

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Imagine being able to print three dimensional objects at home as easily as hitting print on your computer. With over 70 units sold, that is exactly what Fab at Home is providing for less than $3200. [email protected] Walhimer Associates and Koba Industries, the manufacturer of Fab at Home have teamed up to provide Fab at Home kits to Science Centers …