From the Field

Research on Art Museums

Explore recent research on art museums including staff demographics; museum director perspectives and priorities; and the first survey investigating the characteristics, roles, and experiences of Black trustees in North American art museums.

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IMLS, Civic Engagement, and Art Museums

The IMLS has created a hub on their website for museums and libraries seeking ways to promote civic engagement, highlighting several initiatives from AAMD member museums.

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Puerto Rico Art Museums Form Historic Alliance

Museo de Arte de Ponce and Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico have signed an agreement formalizing an historic alliance between the two institutions, which will last two years.

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Remembering Mark Roglán

January 3, 2022

In memory of Meadows Museum Director Mark Roglán (1971-2021)

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Salary Survey 2021

June 28, 2021

The AAMD Salary Survey is a free resource benchmarking salaries for 50 museum staff positions, from the director’s office to leadership and support positions in curato

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Museums and COVID-19

May 3, 2021

Aggregating information on closures and cancellations, and how museums can best respond to COVID-19

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Art Museum Director Survey

November 11, 2020

The Ithaka S+R Art Museum Director Survey 2020 examines strategy and leadership issues from the perspective of the directors of art museums across the United States.

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Salary Survey 2020

October 21, 2020

The 2020 Salary Survey covers more than 50 different staff positions, from the director’s office to leadership and support positions in curatorial, education, advancem

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Museum education during COVID-19

May 4, 2020

How can museums and schools continue their relationships during and after COVID-19?

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