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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Museums: pARTners in Learning 2015

April 1, 2015

An exhibition at the US Department of Education features artwork created by students participating in innovative educational programming at AAMD member museums offered

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Open and Free: On Arts, Democracy, and Inequality

March 2, 2015

Read Ford Foundation President Darren Walker's address from the AAMD Mid-Winter Meeting in Mexico City, January 2015

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Museum Director Highlight: Sharon Corwin

February 20, 2015

The director of the Colby College Museum of Art on drawing inspiration from museum visitors, Maine's creative economy, and more.

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Art Museums By the Numbers 2014

January 7, 2015

Art Museums By The Numbers 2014 is the first annual release of aggregated data drawn from AAMD's annual membership survey.

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In Tacoma, Blankets Become Sculpture

January 5, 2015

The Tacoma Art Museum and artist Marie Watt collected more than 350 blankets from the community to create a sculpture now installed outside the museum.

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Glass Museums Connect with Military

December 19, 2014

Two AAMD glass museums are using their glass studios as an innovative way to connect with veterans and active military.

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