From the Field

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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Next Practices in Partnerships

A compendium of 95 submissions from AAMD’s membership demonstrating the many ways art museums work with different organizations and people to further their missions and benefit their communities

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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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The Art of Seeing at the Toledo Museum of Art

November 20, 2014

“Understanding what we see could save a life, solve a criminal case or help prepare for a natural disaster,” says Toledo Museum of Art Director Dr. Brian Kennedy.

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Early Childhood Visual Literacy in El Paso

November 3, 2014

The El Paso Museum of Art receives an IMLS grant to fund a three-year early childhood visual literacy program.

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