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Museums as Economic Engines

Category: Research and Reports
Museums play an essential role in cultural and social life across the US. They tell our stories, preserve our heritage, interpret the past, and explore the future. In this way, museums …

A Case Study—in Progress—of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco Brand Refresh

Category: Mission & Institutional Planning
With the arrival of a new director and CEO in 2016, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco expanded its largely encyclopedic approach to art history by introducing a curatorial department …

Where the Seats Have No Name: In Defense of Museum Benches

Category: Exhibitions
Sitting gets a bad rap. The last few years have seen articles and media outlets touting that “Sitting is the new smoking.” Standing desks are the latest office furniture trend. And in …