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Even plastic art decays, but museum curators are on the case

On its face, art is often about beauty. From Mona Lisa's demure smile to the blue dapple of Monet's "Impression, Sunrise," we flock to museums and galleries in search of t…

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Navigating a Job Search in the COVID-19 Market

Category: Career Management
The museum field, and cultural institutions in general, have undoubtedly been hit hard by COVID-19. As a result, many museum professionals are finding themselves job searching and …

Come to Vote, Stay for the Art

Category: Advocacy

In California, the Institute of Contemporary Art San José will open for voting, with a mural by Amir H. Fallah on display. While many California museums are still shuttered because of …

Eye of the Storm: How Do Museums Prepare for Hurricanes during a Pandemic?

Category: Risk Management
It’s a Thursday afternoon in July and the Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico (MAPR) is almost empty. Director Marta Mabel Pérez is in her office, leading a virtual hub of staff and other …

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