From the Field

Museums Show Up During Government Shutdown

Many museums are offering free admission to federal employees during the longest government shutdown in US history.

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Impact of Art Museum Programs on K–12 Students

AAMD and the National Art Education Association have completed a large-scale impact study investigating the benefits of facilitated single-visit art museum programs, guided by inquiry-based pedagogies, for students in Grades 4-6. 

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Art Museums Collaborate Across the Border

El Paso Museum of Art and Museo de Arte de Ciudad Juárez celebrate ten years of cross-border collaboration with Transborder Bienniel 2018 / Bienal Transfronteriza 2018 and La Frontera: Art + People + Place

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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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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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