From the Field

American Academy in Rome Fellowships

Samuel H. Kress / AAMD Fellowships at the American Academy in Rome Awarded to Andria Derstine, executive director of the Allen Memorial Art Museum, and Lyndel King, executive director of the Weisman Art Museum. 

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Celebrate the 9th Annual Art Museum Day!

Many AAMD museums will offer free admission, discounts, and/or special programs on May 18!

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Antiquities Provenance Workshop

AAMD and the AIA are co-sponsoring a research workshop for museum professionals at the National Geographic Society in Washington, DC April 24-25.

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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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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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