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Montreal museum partners with doctors to ‘prescribe’ art

Montreal physicians will soon have a new possible prescription for their patients: fine art. A doctors' organisation and the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA) are partnering to allow …

‘Art Rx’: museum tours linked to easing chronic pain

Therapeutic Connection: A Funder Explores How the Arts Can Address Mental Health Issues

Museopunks Episode 20: An Ode to Self-Care

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How Can Museums Empower Communities? TACA Perforum

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
Last month I had the honor of speaking on a panel organized by The Arts Community Alliance (TACA) in Dallas, hosted by the Nasher Sculpture Center. Every year TACA brings together speakers …

Rethinking the modern house museum

Category: Financial Sustainability
A corkscrewing creation in the Arizona desert, the David and Gladys Wright House boasts an impressive pedigree. Built in 1952, this three-bedroom nautilus of a home, designed by …

A Season of Kindness

Category: Influence of Museums
Much like museums, my daughter’s school distributes a quarterly calendar at which I typically glance to note important dates like the ubiquitous school closings, PTA meetings, and volunteer …