From the Field

American Academy in Rome Fellowships

Samuel H. Kress / AAMD Fellowships at the American Academy in Rome Awarded to Andria Derstine, executive director of the Allen Memorial Art Museum, and Lyndel King, executive director of the Weisman Art Museum. 

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Celebrate the 9th Annual Art Museum Day!

Many AAMD museums will offer free admission, discounts, and/or special programs on May 18!

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Antiquities Provenance Workshop

AAMD and the AIA are co-sponsoring a research workshop for museum professionals at the National Geographic Society in Washington, DC April 24-25.

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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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A Warm Welcome at Joslyn Art Museum

October 15, 2014

Sixteen Karen students participated in a five-day quilt workshop at Joslyn Art Museum during National Welcoming Week in September.

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