From the Field

Celebrate the 10th Annual Art Museum Day!

Many AAMD museums will offer free admission, discounts, and/or special programs on May 18!

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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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Early Childhood Visual Literacy in El Paso

November 3, 2014

The El Paso Museum of Art receives an IMLS grant to fund a three-year early childhood visual literacy program.

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A Warm Welcome at Joslyn Art Museum

October 15, 2014

Sixteen Karen students participated in a five-day quilt workshop at Joslyn Art Museum during National Welcoming Week in September.

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Miles College Night at the BMA

September 29, 2014

The Birmingham Museum of Art hosts its first Miles College Night, organized by AAMD/UNCF Fellow and Miles College student Keith Caudle.

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Gretchen Dietrich: On Museum Learning

July 21, 2014

Museum educator-turned-director Gretchen Dietrich shares her perspective on art museum education.

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Museums: pARTners in Learning

July 15, 2014

In partnership with the US Department of Education, AAMD presents an exhibition of student art resulting from AAMD member museums’ innovative educational programs offe

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