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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Johnnetta Cole: Museums, Diversity, & Social Value

June 10, 2015

Read AAMD President Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole's keynote address from the American Alliance of Museums 2015 Annual Meeting.

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Teaching Empathy at Reynolda House

May 20, 2015

Reynolda House Museum of American Art hosts intensive workshops for healthcare professionals focusing on patient empathy and compassion.

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Next Practices in Digital

April 23, 2015

Next Practices in Digital and Technology features examples of a broad swath of new and creative digital initiatives art museums are developing and implementing to enha

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AAMD Provenance Research Fellowship Funded by Samuel H. Kress Foundation

April 16, 2015

The Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD) is pleased to announce that the Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago has been awarded the first Samuel H.

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Art Museum Day 2015

April 14, 2015

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

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