Dear Colleagues, Amidst this COVID19 pandemic, we are thinking of you all during this challenging time for our world and especially in our museum community. Out of consideration for health and safety, we have made the decision to postpone this year’s AAMI Convening, which was scheduled to take place in Richmond, VA June 18-19. We … Continue reading UPDATE: AAMI & COVID-19: A MESSAGE FROM THE AAMI BOARD
Rosie May, Associate Director, Interpretation and Visitor Research, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago talks about the design of a visitor response space for a challenging installation of Arthur Jafa's "Love Is the Message, the Message Is Death." "We learned from our training and reading that if an exhibition ends with a theme, artwork, or object that speaks to or recalls something traumatic, it’s likely visitors will walk away feeling sad and frustrated. Instead, we found, we can better support visitors by offering ways to participate and take action so they leave these experiences feeling empowered and heartened."
A recap of the AAMI 2019 Annual Convening, which took place at the Detroit Institute of Arts.
The Association for Art Museum Interpretation is pleased to announce that we are now soliciting content for our blog. Watch this space for contributions from diverse voices helping advance our field. Interested in contributing to the blog? Please review our editorial guidelines below: AAMI strives for the blog to push forward conversations around timely issues … Continue reading Introducing the AAMI Blog!