From the Field

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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Art Museums Collaborate Across the Border

El Paso Museum of Art and Museo de Arte de Ciudad Juárez celebrate ten years of cross-border collaboration with Transborder Bienniel 2018 / Bienal Transfronteriza 2018 and La Frontera: Art + People + Place

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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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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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