Smithsonian Gardens Awarded AAM Accreditation

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Smithsonian Gardens earns accreditation from the American Alliance of Museums (AAM). Accreditation is given to museums as recognition for their high standards and commitment to public service, professional standards, accountability, excellence in education and continued institutional improvement. Smithsonian Gardens becomes just one of twenty-five public gardens in the nation to receive the accreditation.


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  • SI Email Announcements, "Smithsonian Gardens Awarded AAM Accreditation," April 24, 2013.

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April 24, 2013


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