The Alliance is a 17-year-old consortium of Vermont museums, galleries, and historical societies which are open to the public on a regular basis, produce exhibits, hold collections, or provide educational programs. Our workshops, publications, mentoring programs, and advocacy are on behalf of Vermont’s cultural institutions both large and small, both professional and volunteer. We provide a forum for staff from the large institutions to share their expertise and experience with museums and galleries which could otherwise not afford outside help or who are not sufficiently organized to take advantage of grants programs, exhibit assistance, or conservation services.