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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Community Program Spotlight: Crystal Bridges

February 25, 2016

The Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art partners with Life Styles on a program for adults with disabilities that fosters communication skills through conversation,

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Arts & Minds en el Museo del Barrio

January 21, 2016

New York’s first Spanish language museum program for people with memory loss

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Art Museums By the Numbers 2015

January 7, 2016

Art Museums By The Numbers 2015 is the second annual release of aggregated data drawn from AAMD's annual membership survey.

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Women, Arts and Social Change

December 16, 2015

A new initiative from the National Museum of Women in the Arts addresses social and political issues relevant to women, across disciplines, through provocative program

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Kress Provenance Research Fellowship For Museums

December 8, 2015

AAMD announces second fellowship to support provenance research funded by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation.  Applications now being accepted. 

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Preschool in an Art Museum

October 21, 2015

The deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum and the Indianapolis Museum of Art have preschools on campus

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