Sheldon earns accreditation

May 8th, 2012 | By | Category: 2012, April 26, Campus News, Issue

The Sheldon Museum of Art has again been accredited by the American Association of Museums, the highest national recognition for a museum. Of some 17,500 museums in the United States, 776, or 4.4 percent, are accredited. Sheldon is one of only two art museums accredited in Nebraska. It has been continuously accredited since 1972 when it was among the first museums to receive the AAM accreditation.

Sheldon will host a reception in conjunction with First Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. May 4 The special accreditation celebration will include community partners and the public. All are welcome.

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