Resources

Americas Resources

 

American Alliance of Museums (AAM)

The AAM (formerly the American Association of Museums) supports 21,000 museums, individuals, and companies by developing standards and best practice, providing resources and career development, and advocating for museums to thrive.  The AAM Annual Meeting and MuseumExpo is one of the largest in the world and welcomes attendance and participation from international delegates.

http://www.aam-us.org

 

Art and Artifacts Indemnity Programme: International Indemnity

http://arts.gov/artistic-fields/museums/arts-and-artifacts-indemnity-program-international-indemnity

 

Canadian Museums Association (CMA)

The CMA is the national organisation for the advancement of the Canadian museum sector through training and professional development programmes, publications, networking opportunities, and an annual conference.

http://www.museums.ca

 

Canadian Travelling Exhibitions Indemnification Programme

http://www.pch.gc.ca/eng/1268250082235

 

Canada House

The Canadian High Commission works with partners in the UK and Canada to develop exhibitions, talks, and other programmes linked to Canada’s international priorities and objectives.

http://www.canadainternational.gc.ca/united_kingdom-royaume_uni/events-evenements/index.aspx?lang=eng#ce

 

Canning House

Canning House is the UK’s leading forum for informed comment, contacts, and debate on Latin American politics, economy, and business.  It also celebrates and promotes awareness in the UK of the culture and history of Latin America, Spain, and Portugal.

https://www.canninghouse.org

 

Institute of Latin American Studies (ILAS)

The ILAS is the UK’s national centre for supporting and promoting academic research on Latin America and the Caribbean.

http://ilas.sas.ac.uk

 

The Society for Latin American Studies (SLAS)

The SLAS is the principal association in the UK for those interested in the study of Latin American affairs.  Its current membership includes academics, diplomats, journalists, and researchers from business and NGOs.  The SLAS organises an annual conference and sponsors other conferences and seminars.

http://www.slas.org.uk

 

Latin American Bureau (LAB)

This London-based NGO promotes knowledge about Latin America.  It publishes well-respected books on the region and organises cultural events.

http://lab.org.uk

 

Transform

British Council Transform is an arts and creativity programme (2012 - 2016) aiming to develop the artistic dialogue between the UK and Brazil for mutual benefit long-term impact.

http://transform.britishcouncil.org.br/en

 

Brazilian Museums & Visitors

In this PDF, Claudia Porto, an independent museum consultant in Brazil, provides an overview of Brazilian museums, museum public policy, audiences, museums and the web, and museum funding and management in Brazil.  The publication of this information was made possible thanks to the Ministry of Culture in Brazil and the British Council.

www.claudiaporto.com

 

Embassy of Brazil in London – Cultural Section

http://culturalbrazil.org/cuturalsection

 

Anglo-Argentine Society

http://www.angloargentinesociety.org.uk

 

Wales-Argentina Society

http://www.cymru-ariannin.com

 

Mexican Cultural Centre (MCC)

http://mexicanculturalcentre.com

 

Mexico-United Kingdom 2015

2015 is the Year of Mexico in the United Kingdom and the Year of the United Kingdom in Mexico.  This Dual Year between Mexico and the UK is primarily a cultural project.

http://mexicouk2015.mx/en

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