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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…

From Coughing Fits to Closings, Cultural World Girds for Coronavirus

Museums, theaters and concert halls in the United States are steeling themselves for fearful patrons, lighter crowds and possible government shutdowns. Ushers in some theaters are wearing …

Field Museum, Art Institute enact COVID-19 travel bans for staff

In response to COVID-19 and its likely spread, the Field Museum of Natural History and the Art Institute of Chicago have banned staff from traveling to areas already profoundly impacted by …

How Museums Can Help the Public Make Sense of Pandemics

smithsonianmag.com The novel coronavirus is sounding alarms everywhere. Quarantines, travel bans and flight suspensions have blocked transportation and tourism on an industrial scale. …

Lessons from History: Museums and Pandemics

  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 Center for the Future …
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