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Counterpoint: Whose Harm?
By Adrienne Lalli Hills (Citizen of Wyandotte Nation) The following letter to the AAMI editors was written in response to the Jan 9, 2023 blog post “We Tried This: Reimagining Our Labels.” Dear AAMI editors: As an Interpretive Planner at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art from 2014–2018, I read with interest the series published on…
We Tried This: Reimagining Our Labels
By Rachel Nicholson, Director, Visitor Engagement and Research at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art We tried to systematically review and rewrite every label in our collection. Did we succeed? No. But we did succeed in something else; we managed to create a useful framework and common language in collaboration with our curatorial colleagues about what…
AAMI Virtual Session Recap: To Touch or Not to Touch
Written by the Convening Committee: Deb Clearwaters, Alison Crites, Courtney Morano, Melanie Parker, Meagan Rust, Sarah Rasich On Friday, June 5th, AAMI hosted its first ever virtual session centered on in-gallery interpretation in the age of COVID-19. The session, To Touch or Not to Touch, welcomed 56 participants from museums across North America. AAMI would…
Reflecting on AAMI 2019
A recap of the AAMI 2019 Annual Convening, which took place at the Detroit Institute of Arts.
AAMI 2019: Detroit
Join us in Detroit June 27-28, 2019 for the Annual Association for Art Museum Interpretation Conference. The 2019 annual meeting will feature two days of interdisciplinary panels, presentations, in-gallery exploration, and roundtable discussions addressing many of our field’s most pressing issues: establishing shared language, advocating for our work, and supporting self-care and professional development. Rapid-fire case study…