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What Can Medical Students Learn from the Art History of Epidemics?

It is an unusual feeling as a medieval art specialist for my subject to suddenly feel globally significant. I suspect some of my colleagues in Renaissance art feel this as well. For those …

Museums in Service to Society: A Museum in Colombia Responds to the Needs of its Community During the Pandemic

The global crisis caused by the arrival of COVID-19 has not only forced us to rethink our daily lives and the way we work, but also the systems under which our societies have functioned. …

Security and Operational Priorities for Reopening Cultural Institutions

Support Free COVID-19 Resources for the Field: The current crisis is taking a distressing financial toll on cultural organizations, and AAM is no different. In these challenging times, we …

What Will Become of Interactive Art When Museums Reopen?

Support Free COVID-19 Resources for the Field The current crisis is taking a distressing financial toll on cultural organizations, and AAM is no different. The Alliance Blog is supported by …

The Rubin Museum of Art’s #MuseumFromHome Strategy: A Meditative Offering

Ever since the closures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, museums have been working to engage the public through remote alternatives. Two hashtags have emerged on social media …

How the Anchorage Museum is Telling the Story of Climate Change

As the world faces the unprecedented in climate crisis and pandemics, museums are more important than ever for facilitating essential human connection and meaning-making. As a result of …

Seeking Self-Care Solutions, for COVID-19 and Beyond

Support Free COVID-19 Resources for the Field The current crisis is taking a distressing financial toll on cultural organizations, and AAM is no different. The Alliance Blog is supported by …

Older Adults Find Creative Expression through Movement and Dance at the Anchorage Museum

In 2018, twenty organizations enrolled in a special museum cohort of Aroha Philanthropies’ Seeding Vitality Arts program. With funding from Aroha, and training provided by Lifetime Arts, …

Museums and art schools donated supplies to hospitals overwhelmed with COVID-19 cases.

The Museum of Modern Art has donated nearly 3,000 nitrile gloves to various New York City hospitals, as well as 300 N95 masks. Art schools have also jumped in to contribute their …

Conservators at the Rijksmuseum and the Stedelijk Are Donating Their Face Masks and Gloves to Front-Line Medical Workers

Conservators at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam are rounding up their supplies of face masks and surgical gloves to donate to medical workers in hospitals, who are in urgent need of …

Shuttered By COVID-19, Museums Now Have The Chance To Offset Social Distancing By Reinventing Online Exhibitions

Several days ago, the Philadelphia Orchestra performed Beethoven's 5th and 6th Symphonies to a completely empty concert hall. The musicians were sharply dressed as always, and the music was …

So You Can’t Go to the Museum. But You Can Bring the Museum to You

The coronavirus has led cultural institutions to close, but these virtual experiences can still enrich your life with art in th…
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