From the Field

Art museums as "human-centered problem solvers"

Plains Art Museum Director Andy Maus explores why museums are perfectly poised to address entrenched problems in society to create more inclusive, creative, and vibrant communities.

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Puerto Rico’s Museums Bounce Back to Serve their Communities

Following the devastation of Hurricane Maria, two Puerto Rico art museums quickly re-grouped to serve the public, and the island’s cultural heritage.

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Lori Fogarty: History Has Its Eyes on Us

Lori Fogarty asks, "when history has its eyes on us, what does this mean for museums?" Lori is the President of AAMD and the Director of the Oakland Museum of California.

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Saralyn Reece Hardy on Art Museums' Humanism

January 17, 2014

"A museum is a place where you can foster empathy for different people and for different situations," says Saralyn Reece Hardy, director of the Spencer Museum of Art.

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Considering the Museum of the Future

January 9, 2014

Thoughts on the museum and the audience of the future from Michael Rush, Founding Director of the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at MSU.

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MOLAA Buys a Bus

December 19, 2013

The Museum of Latin American Art purchased its own bus to offer more Southern California students access to modern and contemporary Latin American art. 

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Teen ARTLAB at the Vero Beach Museum of Art Combines Art, Conservation

December 12, 2013

The Vero Beach Museum of Art's weekly teen program collaborates with the Indian River Land Trust.

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Sowing Creativity at the San Jose Museum of Art

November 25, 2013

The San Jose Museum of Art's Sowing Creativity program integrates art and science to teach students about personal health and livable communities.

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Kaywin Feldman on China's Museum Boom

November 18, 2013

Hundreds of new museums and millions of square feet: Minneapolis Institute of Art director Kaywin Feldman reports on China's flourishing museum field.

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