Improving the culture of museums, libraries, archives, and cultural organizations, one client at a time

A passion for small institutions

We know the idea of hiring a consultant for your museum, archive, or library can be daunting, especially when you're a small institution with limited staff and funds. That's why Ames Heritage Consulting, LLC specializes in providing high-quality, high-impact, customized service at an affordable price. From online sessions to in-person workshops, AHC provides twenty years' worth of experience in strategic planning and marketing to institutions of any size, with a special understanding of museums on the smaller side.

Established for your success

AHC principal consultant and founder Eric S. Ames brings decades of experience from the worlds of public relations, marketing, grants management, broadcast production, classroom instruction, integrated marketing, and development/fundraising to the world of small to mid-size museums, libraries, and archives. Working with a network of established freelance professionals in areas like graphic design, web services, and metadata efficiency, AHC offers the right blend of agile response, expertise, and affordability to your institution.

Your key to grants that open doors

AHC offers a full suite of grant support services, from finding eligible funders to logistics, proposal writing, and more. Learn More

Strategic Planning

From museum board recruitment to upcoming exhibits, AHC offers services that will ensure your institution is on-track, on-time, and on-budget. 

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Marketing Consulting

Upgrading your signage? Planning a major advertising campaign? Curious about starting a social media channel? We can help.

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Our Track Record

Learn about some of our past clients, read client testimonials, and start the inquiry process to see how AHC can help your organization.

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