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It's easy. Just click on the tab on the right side of this page which corresponds to your membership category.

I want to renew my SEMC membership

That's easy too. Click on the Log In button on the top right hand corner of this page. Log in with your email and your password. If you don't have a password (or have forgotten it), click on "forgot password" and one will be sent to you.

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Annual Meetings
Attend educational sessions, valuable affinity groups, an extensive exhibit hall, a lively town hall meeting and exciting evening events at the annual meeting.  Widely acclaimed as one of the best in the field, more than 600 people attend annually.  You'll benefit from a variety of experiences, disciplines and viewpoints.


Share ideas.  SEMC is a network of over 1,300 museum professionals dedicated to the excellence of the region's museums and the people who staff them.  You'll have access to a wealth of information through the annual meeting, Inside SEMC, the Annual Membership Directory and the SEMC office.  In the words of one member, SEMC is "the most supportive and congenial group of museum professionals I know."


Learn from experts.  SEMC offers valuable workshops with expert instruction and extensive resource materials at a special rate for members.  Recent topics have included disaster preparedness, the conservation of three-dimensional objects, and technology.


Stay informed.  SEMC has a strong commitment to bringing quality publications to its membership.  Our quarterly newsletter, Inside SEMC, offers museum news, exhibits, technical information, affinity group happenings and job listings.  SEMC also publishes SEMC/JOBS and the Annual Membership Directory, as well as workshop proceedings and a salary survey.


Contribute to your profession.  SEMC Council member and State Directors voice your concerns to the organization's governing board, where policy and actions are formed.  In turn, SEMC represents the southeast's unique perspective at the American Alliance of Museums' Council of Regional Associations.  Involvement in one of SEMC's standing committees is a great way to make contacts, increase skills, and contribute to the museum profession.


To learn about the benefits of membership, please click on the links on the right for the Individual, Institutional, and Corporate membership information pages.

Returning Members

If you are renewing your membership, please log into online site using the link above.  Your username is your email address.  If your membership is institutional the membership is renewed by the bundle administrator's email address.