Make Purchasing Easy!
Find trusted vendors, software & services for museums
The Alliance Purchasing Cooperative is where museums turn to simplify processes, save money and make purchasing easier. Our preferred vendors, online tools and purchasing advisors are available to support a wide variety of museum-specific purchasing needs. Participation is open to all eligible members of the American Alliance of Museums.
Did you know...
When you utilize the Alliance Purchasing Cooperative you also support AAM's Greatest Needs Fund. Here's how.
“The Alliance is committed to programs and initiatives that strengthen our members individually and the museum field as a whole. The Alliance Purchasing Cooperative is a new and important program that helps our members simplify the purchase of common goods and services for collections care, facility management and business operations – and save money with trusted, qualified vendors. This is a tangible new, no-cost benefit that we are excited to offer to our Tier 2 and Tier 3 museum members."
Laura L. Lott
American Alliance of Museums
The Purchasing Platform
Purchasing programs designed for the specific needs of museums
A FREE online solution for bidding, RFP solicitation and vendor management
Simplify purchasing processes, manage vendor risk and get more ROI from your vendor relationships
Three Ways Your Museum Can Benefit
Find Products & Services from Preferred Vendors
Our preferred vendors are committed to supporting the unique purchasing needs of museums, and offer thousands of products at special Alliance Purchasing Cooperative pricing.
Museum retirement programs, roofing, collections care...and more!
Implement Best Practices with our Advisory Services
Strengthen your purchasing practices, lower operating cost and take advantage of new technologies by working with our purchasing experts.
using the Online Platform
Manage all of your formal RFPs and informal solicitations, share documents with your peers and proactively manage vendor performance.