From the Field

Celebrate the 10th Annual Art Museum Day!

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

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

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Impact of Art Museum Programs on K–12 Students

AAMD and the National Art Education Association have completed a large-scale impact study investigating the benefits of facilitated single-visit art museum programs, guided by inquiry-based pedagogies, for students in Grades 4-6. 

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I Have Marks to Make at Telfair Museums

December 20, 2016

“I Have Marks to Make” is an exhibition and public event at the Telfair Museums that celebrates the therapeutic benefits of art making through the Telfair's community

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Nazi-Era Provenance Workshop

December 9, 2016

Workshop for advanced researchers at the National Archives and Records Administration in Washington, DC on June 20-21, 2017.

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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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