Akron Art Museum Announces Re-Accreditation by the American Association of Museums


AKRON, OH.- The Akron Art Museum announced it has again achieved accreditation by the American Association of Museums (AAM). “I am pleased to announce that the American Association of Museums has officially voted to accredit the Akron Art Museum,” said Mitchell Kahan, Director and CEO of the Akron Art Museum. “They found our institution to ‘meet or exceed’ every relevant criteria they examined. This is our fourth accreditation, the museum having been one of the earliest institutions to participate in the program with our first accreditation way back in 1972.” AAM Accreditation is the highest national recognition afforded the nation’s museums. Accreditation signifies excellence to the museum community, to governments, funders, outside agencies and to the museum-going public. All museums must undergo a re-accreditation review at least every 10 years to maintain accredited status. AAM Accreditation brings national recognition to a museum for its