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So You Want to Serve on a Museum Board?

In my last article for AAM on welcoming the next generation of board leadership, I encouraged young people who were interested in board service to develop their leadership skills and create …

Toxic Philanthropy

Welcoming the Next Generation of Board Leadership

Killer Mike, the High Museum’s Newest Board Member, on How He Wants to Make Art More Accessible to the Working Class

With Big Gift and Tighter Oversight, the Met Gains Solid Ground

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‘We’re Holding Down the Fort’: How Guards, Groundskeepers, and Collections Managers Across the US Are Doing Their Jobs in Shuttered Museums

Category: COVID-19
<p>It's been roughly two months since museums across the US, both big and small, were forced to shutter abruptly. Most of them had to do so with only a few days notice, meaning there was …

By Redeploying Her Staff in Some Ingenious New Ways, the Director of Texas’s Blanton Museum Has Managed to Avoid Job Cuts Entirely

Category: COVID-19
<p>As museums shuttered throughout the US, many were forced to cut staff through layoffs and furloughs, including New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Broad in Los Angeles. But …

Social Distancing Doesn’t Need to Equal Social Isolation for Older Adults

Category: Ad Summa: Museums and Creative Aging
As COVID-19 continues to present intense challenges, the world is laser-focused on what social distancing means in particular for older adults and those who serve them. The pandemic not …

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