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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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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Next Practices in Diversity and Inclusion

May 9, 2016

A compendium of 51 submissions from AAMD’s membership exploring a wide range of ways that art museums are striving to become more diverse and inclusive places

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Program Spotlight: Milwaukee Art Museum

April 18, 2016

The Milwaukee Art Museum Teen Satellite Internship is a semester-long program that fosters both hard and soft skills in Milwaukee-area high school students through mul

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Art Museum Day 2016

March 22, 2016

For the seventh year, AAMD is uniting its membership to celebrate Art Museum Day on/around Wednesday, May 18.

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Workshop at Penn Museum

February 26, 2016

AAMD and the AIA are co-sponsoring a research workshop for museum professionals at the Penn Museum on April 4

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