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Who we are and how we serve our community

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The people who make it all happen

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Your Museum Store Association contacts

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Ways to support our nonprofit organization

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Our  online community platform

membership Directory

Members only access

chapters

Leadership at the local level

MSA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

An opportunity for professionals with budget challenges to attend MSA FORWARD

RECOGNITION AWARDS

The 2024 MSA Recognition Award winners

MSA NEXT

Emerging industry professionals

BUYER'S CHOICE AWARDS

Recognizing creativity and innovation in retail products showcased at MSA FORWARD

JOB SOURCE

Your one-stop career resource center to find and prepare for your next opportunity

education

Educational Recordings

Searchable downloads of all educational
sessions for members and non-members

publications

Providing ideas and methods to help store operators and employees

msa forward

Past conferences with links to session recordings, awards, exhibitors, and more. 

resource library

Curated content library for our members

Upcoming Live Webinars

What is ON for live digital events

MSA Blog

Articles written by subject matter experts to inform and educate

Knowledge standards

The foundation of nonprofit retail

Events

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

The schedule of webinars and events with descriptions and links to registration pages

msa forward conference

Where to find information about MSA FORWARD Conference and Expo

market Events

MSA events at wholesale gift markets

museum store Sunday EVENT

Annual Museum Store Advocacy Day

Let’s Have Fun

Let’s Have Fun

Let's Have Fun Brought to you by Museum Store Sunday Committee Members David Graveen and Susan DeLand On Sunday, November 27, 2022, more than 1,900 Museum Stores representing all fifty states, 25, countries, and five continents will offer relaxing, inspired, and...

Museum Store Sunday – and an Award as Well!

Museum Store Sunday – and an Award as Well!

Museum Store Sunday - and an Award as Well! A few years ago, I was out on my day off at Penn’s Landing in Philadelphia. I found myself wandering into Independence Seaport Museum. I had remembered a large store at the front of the museum right in the front window but...

How to Win an Award

How to Win an Award

How to Win an Award By Rebecca Petrie, Retail Manager, Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum Every year MSA asks members to submit a product created for their museum for the annual Best Product Development Award. We have a great Christmas ornament, it sells well, and it is truly...

Make Time — to BLOG!

Make Time — to BLOG!

Make Time -- to BLOG! MSA is always seeking relevant content for our bi-weekly blog, and we hope you are interested in sharing your skills and experiences with the MSA community. All of the members of our community are trained professionals and experts in the field –...