Museums Show Up During Government Shutdown

Many museums are offering free admission to federal employees during the longest government shutdown in US history.

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Impact of Art Museum Programs on K–12 Students

AAMD and the National Art Education Association have completed a large-scale impact study investigating the benefits of facilitated single-visit art museum programs, guided by inquiry-based pedagogies, for students in Grades 4-6. 

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Art Museums Collaborate Across the Border

El Paso Museum of Art and Museo de Arte de Ciudad Juárez celebrate ten years of cross-border collaboration with Transborder Bienniel 2018 / Bienal Transfronteriza 2018 and La Frontera: Art + People + Place

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Art Museum Directors

Inside @KaywinFeldman's first week as director of the National GAllery of Art @ngadc https://t.co/yjxEYDm7fn https://t.co/M2snBuXgAP

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AAMD thanks @repjohnlewis for introducing HR 1793 to allow artists to claim a tax deduction for the fair market val… https://t.co/6yIMf32iGp

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Great conversation - follow at #OHMuseumChat https://t.co/GQoFecRHUd

Library of Congress RT

Art History News: We have acquired a fantastic trove of letters between Georgia O’Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz, offe… https://t.co/v7gftRR87F

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How museums like @MorganLibrary and @pamm are using #augmentedreality for visitor experience:… https://t.co/I1c47qr2mX

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As you may have heard, the President has (again) proposed elimination of @NEAarts, @NEHgov, and @US_IMLS. We call… https://t.co/F8bFz29Jhl

NatlMuseumWomenArts RT

.@WhoseKnowledge's #VisibleWikiWomen project encourages adding images of influential women to @Wikipedia so they ca… https://t.co/kzf3CgDUFY

Gardner Museum RT

On March 18, 1990, Chez Tortoni by Édouard Manet was stolen from the Gardner Museum, along with 13 other artworks.… https://t.co/pavpQJGqwf

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.@philamuseum is having a lightbulb moment, swapping out 11,000 bulbs and fixtures for LED ones!… https://t.co/Eb7k8O7jBH

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Has your museum registered for #BlueStarMuseums yet? https://t.co/ndRWkiRljg

Association of Art Museum Directors

AAMD thanks Representative John Lewis for introducing HR 1793 to allow artists to claim a tax deduction for the fair market value of works donated to collecting institutions!

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You can use augmented reality to learn more about details in the opulent and ornate The Morgan Library & Museum. The tour allows visitors to learn much more about the space without interfering with the Library's aesthetic. Click below to read more about how the Morgan, Pérez Art Museum Miami, and other museums are incorporating augmented reality into their exhibitions and institutions in different ways.

Association of Art Museum Directors

The President has (again) proposed elimination of the National Endowment for the Arts, National Endowment for the Humanities, and Institute of Museum and Library Services. We call on Congress to reject this proposal, as it did in 2017 and 2018.

Association of Art Museum Directors

"We have a lot of antiquated lighting that is no longer adequate for its purpose," says Philadelphia Museum of Art director Timothy Rub. "Once we’re done, the lighting we’ll have will be far superior to the lighting we have in most of our galleries and public spaces today." The light bulb switch will also cut the museum's energy costs by 24%.

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Visual Arts Matter is a new resource from Arts Education Partnership and National Art Education Association that shows how participation in the visual arts can cultivate skills for learning, boost students’ academic achievement, and enhance the educational experience of traditionally underserved students.