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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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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Miles College Night at the BMA

September 29, 2014

The Birmingham Museum of Art hosts its first Miles College Night, organized by AAMD/UNCF Fellow and Miles College student Keith Caudle.

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Gretchen Dietrich: On Museum Learning

July 21, 2014

Museum educator-turned-director Gretchen Dietrich shares her perspective on art museum education.

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