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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Community Program Spotlight: Crystal Bridges

February 25, 2016

The Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art partners with Life Styles on a program for adults with disabilities that fosters communication skills through conversation,

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Arts & Minds en el Museo del Barrio

January 21, 2016

New York’s first Spanish language museum program for people with memory loss

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Art Museums By the Numbers 2015

January 7, 2016

Art Museums By The Numbers 2015 is the second annual release of aggregated data drawn from AAMD's annual membership survey.

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Women, Arts and Social Change

December 16, 2015

A new initiative from the National Museum of Women in the Arts addresses social and political issues relevant to women, across disciplines, through provocative program

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Kress Provenance Research Fellowship For Museums

December 8, 2015

AAMD announces second fellowship to support provenance research funded by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation.  Applications now being accepted. 

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Preschool in an Art Museum

October 21, 2015

The deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum and the Indianapolis Museum of Art have preschools on campus

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