Art museums as "human-centered problem solvers"

Plains Art Museum Director Andy Maus explores why museums are perfectly poised to address entrenched problems in society to create more inclusive, creative, and vibrant communities.

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Puerto Rico’s Museums Bounce Back to Serve their Communities

Following the devastation of Hurricane Maria, two Puerto Rico art museums quickly re-grouped to serve the public, and the island’s cultural heritage.

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Lori Fogarty: History Has Its Eyes on Us

Lori Fogarty asks, "when history has its eyes on us, what does this mean for museums?" Lori is the President of AAMD and the Director of the Oakland Museum of California.

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Art Museum Directors

.@TacomaArtMuseum's new executive director is David Setford of New Mexico's @SpanishColonial Art Society!… https://t.co/nK6uj1vVnK

Art Museum Directors

Great idea! Any other museum directors hosting office hours? https://t.co/nrz4K36QZZ

NAEA MuseumEd RT

Mark Your Calendars: @NAEA and @MuseumDirectors invites you to explore results of a 3-year research partnership at… https://t.co/8jslC28p1d

Dayton Art Institute RT

Show us your best #DAIselfie for #MuseumSelfieDay today! Director & CEO Michael Roediger is getting into spirit!… https://t.co/PzHB0Slaky

Hudson River Museum RT

Members of the #HRM Security and Maintenance teams pose in front of their security guard counterpart in our… https://t.co/5vOSGkJbgm

NC Museum of Art RT

Meet our Director, Dr. Larry Wheeler! Here's him grinning in front of "Station (577-2)," 1985, by Gerhard Richter.… https://t.co/EJCqF3f9eg

Art Museum Directors

On #MuseumSelfieDay, @NPG director @KimSajet reviews (and critiques) the wildly popular Google Arts and Culture fin… https://t.co/I6QDLIta9y

Salvador Salort-Pons RT

Happy #MuseumSelfieDay! I'm standing in #OutOfTheCrateDIA—@DIADetroit's newest exhibition which showcases recent pu… https://t.co/uOz75oHWjO

Karol Wight RT

This is where I’m spending most of my time today @corningmuseum , in my office with a sunny, snowy landscape for a… https://t.co/DtBtYjfL6C

Kaywin Feldman RT

Honored to have my essay “Guerillas in our Midst: A Museums Director’s Appeal for a New Museum Feminism” included. https://t.co/EA61LBjl5p

Association of Art Museum Directors

Tacoma Art Museum has a new director! It's David Setford, current director of Spanish Colonial Arts Society in New Mexico. Congratulations!

Association of Art Museum Directors

“I want to hear from the people that care about this museum and who want to shape its future.” UMMA: University of Michigan Museum of Art director Christina Olsen is hosting office hours so members of the public and the University of Michigan community can ask questions and share their thoughts and ideas about the museum. We love this idea! Any other museum directors out there hosting office hours?

Association of Art Museum Directors

Just in time for #MuseumSelfieDay, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution director Kim Sajet shares her thoughts on the wildly popular Google Arts & Culture app that pairs your selfie with a "twin" from an arts institution.

Association of Art Museum Directors

On AAMD's job board: positions at Norton Museum of Art, Meadows Museum, The Phillips Collection, Hood Museum of Art, and more!

Association of Art Museum Directors

"What does it mean to be a national museum and a local museum? How do we share our collections or holdings or expertise or education programs or conservation nationally, while at the same time better serving our community here?" These are just two of the questions Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Renwick Gallery director Stephanie Stebich considers as part of her job. Learn more about her position and her transition from Washington state to Washington, DC in this Washingtonian interview.