From the Field

Research on Art Museums

Explore recent research on art museums including staff demographics; museum director perspectives and priorities; and the first survey investigating the characteristics, roles, and experiences of Black trustees in North American art museums.

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IMLS, Civic Engagement, and Art Museums

The IMLS has created a hub on their website for museums and libraries seeking ways to promote civic engagement, highlighting several initiatives from AAMD member museums.

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Puerto Rico Art Museums Form Historic Alliance

Museo de Arte de Ponce and Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico have signed an agreement formalizing an historic alliance between the two institutions, which will last two years.

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Museum education during COVID-19

May 4, 2020

How can museums and schools continue their relationships during and after COVID-19?

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Organization Structures

July 10, 2019

Studying the organizational structure of art museums.

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Advanced Nazi-Era Provenance Workshop 2019

June 3, 2019

Advanced Nazi-Era Provenance Workshop in Washington, DC on November 19-20, 2019, co-presented by AAMD and the National Archives and Records Administration, and generou

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Salary Survey 2019

May 10, 2019

The 2019 Salary Survey includes responses from 208 museums in the United States, Canada, and Mexico, and covers more than 50 different staff positions, from the direct

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Celebrate the 10th Annual Art Museum Day!

April 11, 2019

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

January 16, 2019

Many museums are offering free admission to federal employees during the longest government shutdown in US history.

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