From the Field

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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Next Practices in Partnerships

A compendium of 95 submissions from AAMD’s membership demonstrating the many ways art museums work with different organizations and people to further their missions and benefit their communities

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American Academy in Rome Affiliated Fellowship

November 15, 2016

The second Samuel H. Kress / AAMD Affiliated Fellowship at the American Academy in Rome awarded to Karol B.

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Remembering Martin Friedman

October 4, 2016

Detroit Institute of Arts Director Emeritus Graham Beal remembers Martin Friedman, the museum director that shaped the Walker Art Center.

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Science and Race at Penn Museum

September 15, 2016

Penn Museum is using the fraught history of one of its collections to catalyze conversations on race, science, and justice.

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Welcoming Refugees at Vancouver Art Gallery

August 2, 2016

Vancouver Art Gallery hosted a welcome program for Syrian refugees that have newly arrived in Canada

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Columbus Museum of Art Awarded Kress Fellowship

June 14, 2016

AAMD is pleased to announce that the Columbus Museum of Art has been awarded the second Samuel H. Kress Foundation Provenance Research Fellowship. 

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Why Museums Matter

June 2, 2016

AAMD President and Portland Art Museum Director Brian Ferriso on his mentors in the museum field, and why museums matter.

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