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.
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
Samuel H. Kress / AAMD Fellowships at the American Academy in Rome Awarded to Andria Derstine, executive director of the Allen Memorial Art Museum, and Lyndel King, executive director of the Weisman Art Museum.
The Winnipeg Art Gallery hopes a recurring exhibit every two years will transform it into a stage for contemporary Indigenous art worldwide.“Launching in conjunction with the opening of the WAG Inuit Art Centre, the Winnipeg Indigenous biennial will celebrate the voices of the artists.
Hammer Museum staff member Philip Leers is from Squirrel Hill, Pittsburgh, the community where the recent hate crimes at Tree of Life Synagogue took place. He wrote about how art can provide hope and comfort amidst tragedy.
"I urge you to take a few minutes on Tuesday and recognize the privilege we have in being able to vote. And I urge you to encourage your staff to vote, and to give them the time necessary to do so. Even with our country’s challenges and imperfections, and even with unfortunate impediments to voting decades ago and today, we still have an extraordinary opportunity to be heard, to recognize that we have a perspective and that our perspective matters. For those of us working in the arts—where the voice and perspective of artists, brought forward through our institutions, is the central focus—I would like to think that we understand the importance embedded in the right to vote as a matter of sharing our personal perspective, too."
A friendly reminder from AAMD Executive Director Chris Anagnos to our membership and our facebook friends here in the US - get out and vote tomorrow!
Voting. A word defined by the Merriam-Webster Dictionary as “an expression of opinion or preference.” A concept known by all of us, but not something we all do. According to Pew Research, with data from the U.S. Census Bureau, a record 137.5 million Americans voted in the 2016 presidential elect...
We're so excited to announce our ten art museum partners for our new internship program focused on undergraduate students from underrepresented backgrounds!
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, Anchorage, AK
Chazen Museum of Art, Madison, WI
McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, TX
Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, MS
Missoula Art Museum, Missoula, MT
Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC
Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
San José Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
Learn more about this program, and the projects available to the intern at each institution, here: http://bit.ly/2zgGRS5
This program is supported by a generous grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. Thank you, NEA!