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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Nazi-Era Provenance Workshop

June 25, 2014

On June 17, 2014 a group of thirty experienced provenance researchers attended a Nazi-Era Provenance Workshop cosponsored by the Association of Art Museum Directors; t

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James Steward on the Public Trust

June 6, 2014

"Collecting, displaying, researching, and preserving great works of art for the benefit of current and future generations are at the core mission of any collecting ins

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Next Practices

April 28, 2014

Next Practices in Art Museum Education is a compilation of information on AAMD member museums’ innovative approaches to engaging the public with the arts through diver

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Art Museum Autism Programs

April 16, 2014

Many AAMD museums offer special programs for children with autism and their families.

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Art Museum Day 2014

April 10, 2014

Many AAMD members will provide free admission and/or education programs on and around Sunday, May 18.

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The Science of Art Conservation

April 7, 2014

The Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University has created teacher resources based on the science of art conservation.

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