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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Silo-Busting at the Oakland Museum of California

November 7, 2013

Lori Fogarty describes how she worked with her staff to radically restructure the Oakland Museum of California.

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Susan Taylor on the Arts in New Orleans and Beyond

October 23, 2013

New Orleans Museum of Art director and AAMD Vice President Susan Taylor on how the unique cultural scene in New Orleans impacts her work at NOMA, and more.

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Academic Outreach at the University of Michigan Museum of Art

October 15, 2013

The University of Michigan Museum of Art's collections are a tool for more effective learning in University classes from art history to musculoskeletal anatomy.

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Aaron Betsky on Learning to Be a Docent

September 18, 2013

Cincinnati Art Museum Director Aaron Betsky took part in his museum's docent training program.

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Naturalization Ceremony at The Ringling Museum of Art

September 12, 2013

On August 19, 74 citizenship candidates from 35 different countries took the Oath of Allegiance at The Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, FL.

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Winnipeg Art Gallery's Stephen Borys

September 5, 2013

Winnipeg Art Gallery director Stephen Borys talks to Canadian Art about actual versus virtual museum experiences, where WAG will be 100 years from now, and mo

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