What is TAM?

The Texas Association of Museums 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.


For Museums, art centers, historic houses and sites, children's museums, community cultural centers, zoos, science centers, university galleries, any institution, especially in Texas, that exist to exhibit and interpret the historic, cultural, artistic, ethnic, or scientific heritage of man kind.


The Texas Association of Museums is comprised of an elected Council of six officers and eight councilors-at-large plus the TAM regional and affinity group chairs who serve ex officio without vote, and two full time staff members.




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