From the Field

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 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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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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Museums: pARTners in Learning

July 15, 2014

In partnership with the US Department of Education, AAMD presents an exhibition of student art resulting from AAMD member museums’ innovative educational programs offe

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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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