From the Field

Celebrate the 10th Annual Art Museum Day!

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

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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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Columbus Museum of Art Awarded Kress Fellowship

June 14, 2016

AAMD is pleased to announce that the Columbus Museum of Art has been awarded the second Samuel H. Kress Foundation Provenance Research Fellowship. 

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Why Museums Matter

June 2, 2016

AAMD President and Portland Art Museum Director Brian Ferriso on his mentors in the museum field, and why museums matter.

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Next Practices in Diversity and Inclusion

May 9, 2016

A compendium of 51 submissions from AAMD’s membership exploring a wide range of ways that art museums are striving to become more diverse and inclusive places

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Program Spotlight: Milwaukee Art Museum

April 18, 2016

The Milwaukee Art Museum Teen Satellite Internship is a semester-long program that fosters both hard and soft skills in Milwaukee-area high school students through mul

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Art Museum Day 2016

March 22, 2016

For the seventh year, AAMD is uniting its membership to celebrate Art Museum Day on/around Wednesday, May 18.

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Workshop at Penn Museum

February 26, 2016

AAMD and the AIA are co-sponsoring a research workshop for museum professionals at the Penn Museum on April 4

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