Art Museum Autism Programs

Many AAMD museums offer special programs for children with autism and their families.

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The Science of Art Conservation

The Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University has created teacher resources based on the science of art conservation.

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The Frist's Award-Winning ArtQuest

The Frist Center for Visual Arts and Nashville Public Television received a regional Emmy® for Children's Programming for ArtQuest, a series of short broadcast segments on art education.

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Art Museum Directors

@Still_Museum thanks for sharing and congratulations on your own wonderful autism program! #AutismAwareness

Art Museum Directors

We are delighted to announce that Professional Practices in Art Museums is now available in Chinese y en español! http://t.co/TtbpY7b50B

Art Museum Directors

MT @abbrownlee:@melissa_chiu and Thelma Golden @studiomuseum are at the top of their game: http://t.co/YGWvpm5q5l

Art Museum Directors

@gregorg a while ago u asked who is the longest-standing AAMD director still in the chair. Think this is it-32 years http://t.co/wBMBg1ruhp

Art Museum Directors

Jim Ballinger to retire after 32(!!) years as director @phxart. He served as AAMD prez 2006-07. Best wishes, Jim! http://t.co/wBMBg1ruhp

Gardner Museum RT

To today’s #BostonMarathon runners, we’re running with you. All our best. #strength #BostonStrong http://t.co/ph5itkqRwB

Mark Stryker RT

Detroit pension deals make sale of @DIADetroit less likely -- but still possible. Some legal perspective. http://t.co/2XLNMssxDR @freep

Art Museum Directors

Our #AutismAwareness post f. @walters_museum @JSchnitzMOA @ButlerArt @YaleBritishArt @Still_Museum @TheWarholMuseum http://t.co/Wy8ya9KWA0

Art Museum Directors

New on AAMD's website: a roundup of art museum autism programs in honor of National #AutismAwareness Month http://t.co/Wy8ya9KWA0

Art Museum Directors

"Thank you for teaching us art when you could just relax & watch television" Student letter to @sjmusart educator: http://t.co/CXNwpgkkFD

Association of Art Museum Directors

We are delighted to announce that Professional Practices in Art Museums is now available in Chinese y en español! (It's available in English too.) Check out all three versions at the Standards and Practices section of our website.

Association of Art Museum Directors

Phoenix Art Museum director Jim Ballinger has announced he will retire after 32 years (YES you read that right!) He has actally worked at the museum since 1974 when he began as a curator. Jim served on AAMD's board for ten years and as president from 2006-07. Jim, we wish you all the best!

Association of Art Museum Directors

In honor of National Autism Awareness Month we have a round-up of autism programs at AAMD museums on our website! Featuring Walters Art Museum, Butler Institute of American Art, Yale Center for British Art, The Andy Warhol Museum, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, and Clyfford Still Museum.

Association of Art Museum Directors

"Thank you for teaching us art when you could just relax and watch television." We are grateful to San Jose Museum of Art for sharing this sweet thank you note from a student to a SJMA teaching artist.

Association of Art Museum Directors

We are delighted to be a part of another American Federation of Arts #ArtViews panel! Get your tickets now for "The Art Market and the Museum: New Realities in Public Collecting", April 28 at MoMA The Museum of Modern Art. Panelists include Brooklyn Museum director Arnold Lehman, Whitney Museum of American Art curator Scott Rothkopf, Barbara Gladstone of Gladstone Gallery and more.