Join IAM as a member

Idaho Association of Museums is a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of Idaho museums.

Membership offers many benefits:


  • IAM newsletter published quarterly

  • Email updates on grants, resources, and other opportunities

  • Travel stipends to conferences and workshops

  • Professional development and education opportunities

  • Networking with other museums

  • State and regional advocacy

  • Bi-annual conferences

  • Recognition on IAM website and in Discover Idaho Museum brochure


Membership in the IAM is open to all individuals, institutions, businesses, clubs and other organizations interested in the Association’s activities and objectives.


Use the online sign-up form below to pay your dues online.


If you would prefer to print out a membership form and by check, use the buttons above and mail in your payment.




Access to Resources


Idaho Association of Museum members have exclusive access to a network of knowledgable museum professionals and colleagues throughout the region who can provide advise on a variety of technical issues, administrative challenges, and financial concerns.  Members will also benefit from the sharing of online resources and informational materials as they become available, through IAM's Listserve email distribution.   

News Updates

Members of IAM stay up to date on the latest news concerning the state's museums and cultural institutions.  Information about upcoming grant deadlines and other funding opportunities is also be shared by email.  Job announcements are circulated for free.  The quarterly IAM newsletter contains information about what other museums in the state are up to, as well as a recap of the work that the organization is doing on behalf of member organizations.

Discounted Registration at Conferences and Workshops


The Idaho Association of Museum presents regional workshops throughout the state during even-numbered years.  Recent topics of workshops have included how to transfer analog collections records into a digital system, how to properly care for objects in your collection, and how to grow your audience using online tools and resources.  IAM members enjoy a discounted registration rate for those workshops.  Neighboring state museum associations also frequently offer their member discount to IAM members registering for their event. 

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