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Chicago museums and related cultural institutions

Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum
Art Institute of Chicago
Brookfield Zoo
Campbell Center for Historic Preservation
Cantigny
Chicago Botanic Garden
Chicago Children's Museum
Chicago Athenaeum International Museum of Architecture and Design
Chicago History Museum
Chicago Park District
Cosley Zoo
DuPage Children's Museum
DuSable Museum of African-American History
Ed Paschke Art Center  
Elmhurst Historical Museum
Field Museum
Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Trust
Fox Valley Park District
Goethe Institut - Chicago German Cultural Center
Grosse Point Lighthouse
Heller Nature Center
Intuit
Iron Oaks
Kohl Children's Museum
Lake County Discovery Museum
Lincoln Park Zoo
Mitchell Museum of the American Indian
Morton Arboretum
Museum of Broadcast Communications
Museum of Contemporary Art
Museum of Science and Industry
Naper Settlement Museum
National Hellenic Museum
National Museum of Mexican Art
National Vietnam Veterans Art Museum 
The Oriental Institute

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
Polish Museum of America
Ryerson Welcome Center
Shedd Aquarium
Smart Museum of Art 
Wood Library-Museum of Anesthesiology


Museum associations and exhibit-related sites

AAM/NAME Label Writing Competition 2014
American Alliance of Museums (AAM)

Association of Children's Museums (ACM)  
Association of Midwest Museums (AAM)

Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA)
Chicago Hands-On Educators (CHOE)

CMEG Facebook Group
Exhibit Files
Exhibit Tricks 
Expose.Your.Museum
Illinois Association of Museums (IAM)
InformalScience.org
National Association for Museum Exhibition (NAME)
Museum 2.0
Museum 3.0
Museum of Lost Wonder
Museums Work for Chicago
Society for Experiential Graphic Design (SEGD)
That Belongs in a Museum
Themed Entertainment Association (TEA)
Visitor Studies Association (VSA)

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Resources

100 Reasons to form a professional networking group in your area (and how to do it successfully)
Developed by CMEG for the 2007 national AMA conference held in Chicago
Download Word document

100+ Years of Museum Exhibitions: A Tour of Chicago's Milestones
Developed by CMEG for the 2007 national AMA conference held in Chicago
Download PDF

Recommendations for Producing Small Traveling Exhibits For Children's Museums
Kohl Children's Museum created these based on a survey of small to medium-sized children's museums (and on their own experience)
KohlChildrensMuseum.org/exhibits/rental/recommendations

“When I Grow Up I’d Like to Work in A Place Like This”
Museum Professionals’ Narratives of Their Early Interest in Museums

Journal article by Michael Spock referenced in the winter 2009 CMEG meeting
Download Word document

Standards for Professional Practice in Children's Museums
Association of Children's Museums
Download PDF

Kids Dig Dirt! Green Paper
Association of Children's Museums
Download PDF

Healthy Kids Healthy Museums
Association of Children's Museums
Download PDF

Toolkit for Reimagining Children's Museums
Association of Children's Museums
Download PDF

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