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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Gallery Hosts at the Chrysler Museum of Art

August 26, 2013

The Chrysler Museum of Art's Gallery Hosts will do whatever it takes to meet visitors' needs, from answer questions about art work to perform first aid.

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Dorothy Kosinski on the D.C. Museum Landscape

August 15, 2013

Dorothy Kosinski, AAMD Secretary and director of The Phillips Collection, joins a conversation on the unique museum landscape in Washington, D.C.

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A Day for Detroit

August 14, 2013

On August 14, 2013, show support for the Detroit Institute of Arts by sharing favorite works from the DIA collection.

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Museum as Sanctuary at the Tucson Museum of Art

July 18, 2013

The Museum as Sanctuary Program at the Tucson Museum of Art allows refugees to channel their experiences through art-making.

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Tina Dunkley Receives Women's Caucus for Art Lifetime Achievement Award

June 24, 2013

The Clark Atlanta University Art Galleries director was honored for her far-reaching commitment to the art and experience of the African Diaspora.

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Road to Ruscha at the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art

June 14, 2013

Students and faculty from the University of Oklahoma re-trace Ed Ruscha's 1962 road trip for a conceptual art and research project.

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