[Museums] abbreviations

  • IMLS  (Community > Museums)

    Stand For:  Institute of Museum and Library Science

    • Example: 3D Printer! What would you like to make? Thanks to a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Science administered by Texas State Library, our patrons can put the new 3-D printer to work.

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  • IMS  (Community > Museums)

    Stand For:  Institute of Museum Services

    • Example: CRI 1984 - INSTITUTE OF MUSEUM SERVICES INFORMATION SERVICES see also Civil Liberties; Classified Information; Freedom of Information Act

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  • NASM  (Community > Museums)

    Stand For:  National Air and Space Museum

    • Definition: The National Air and Space Museum of the Smithsonian Institution, also called the NASM, is a museum in Washington, D.C.. ... more >>
    • Example: The National Air and Space Museum is located on the National Mall in Washington, DC. Metered street parking and paid parking garage options are limited.

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  • MIA  (Community > Museums)

    Stand For:  Malaysian Institute of Art

    • Definition: The Malaysian Institute of Art (MIA) (Chinese: 马来西亚艺术学院, Malay: Institut Seni Lukis Malaysia) was founde ... more >>

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  • SAM  (Community > Museums)

    Stand For:  Seattle Art Museum

    • Definition: The Seattle Art Museum (commonly known as "SAM") is an art museum located in Seattle, Washington, USA. It maintains thre ... more >>

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  • CP  (Community > Museums)

    Stand For:  Curatorial Program

    • Example: The International Studio & Curatorial Program will be closed on July 4 for Independence Day, and Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25 for Thanksgiving.

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  • BM  (Community > Museums)

    Stand For:  The British Museum

    • Example: The Museum of the World brings an exciting assortment of objects from the archives of the British Museum to the web where you can explore them and their connections.

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  • MVP  (Community > Museums)

    Stand For:  Much Valued Piece


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