WVAM is a membership organization for museums and related cultural institutions, and includes all museum disciplines, including history, art, natural history, science, and technology. Individuals interested in or affiliated with museums and related cultural institutions are also encouraged to join WVAM as individual members
WVAM serves to facilitate the exchange of information and services among these institutions, their personnel, and their supporters.
WVAM provides support, advocacy, and educational opportunities for its members.
WVAM encourages public interest and support of the broad mission of museums and related institutions in West Virginia.
Individual Senior Citizen
Institution Level 1
Under 5 People
Institution Level 2
Institution Level 3
Universities and National Service Programs
Individual Memberships: Individual members enjoy full membership benefits for one person. The individual membership is suitable for volunteers, fulltime students, retired professionals, independent professionals, friends and trustees of museums, and other individuals who have an interest in the museum sector.
Institutional Membership: Please choose the institutional membership level if you work for a museum/institution that plans on sharing membership privileges among its personnel. Membership fees for institutions are determined by the number of people who will have access to membership benefits.
Corporate Membership: This membership level is for for-profit companies. The membership benefit for this tier will include an automatic vendor table at our conference and the logo and website of the company will be listed on our website.
Become a member online, or print and mail this form: Membership Form
WVAM members receive a discounted registration fee for WVAM’s Annual Conference held each spring. See our Annual Conference page for more information.
ONLINE MEMBER DIRECTORY AND MEMBERS-ONLY CONTENT
WVAM members will be featured on WVAM’s online museum directory.
Members have access to members-only section of WVAM website with resource library.
Members also receive exclusive access to members-only WVAM content including conference PowerPoints, recorded workshop and conference sessions, and past newsletters.
NEWSLETTERS AND OPPORTUNITY EMAILS
Members receive our bi-annual newsletter and bi-weekly e-mail blasts featuring news, listings of workshops and classes, grant opportunities, and more.
INSTITUTION OF THE YEAR AWARD
Member sites are eligible for the annual Institution of the Year Award, announced each year during the WVAM Conference.
WVAM ANNUAL CONFERENCE SCHOLARSHIPS
Scholarships to WVAM’s Annual Conference are available to individual members as well as institutional members on a per-person basis.
WWAM members receive free or discounted admission to WVAM workshops offered throughout the year.
Members receive discount codes for museum and archives supply companies, such as Gaylord Archival.
New exhibits, events, news, and more from our member sites will be shared on our social media platforms, website, and newsletter.