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Not here to stay: what makes private museums suddenly close?

Last spring, I visited the Marciano Art Foundation (MAF) in Los Angeles. Marble and travertine-clad, the virtually windowless edifice on Wiltshire Boulevard boasted mosaic panels and …

As Nazi objects and fakes enter collectors’ market, should museums show them?

When it comes to museum attendance, it’s more than just a numbers game

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

Museums too: what should institutions do when artists are accused of abuse?

Museums have a duty to be political

The mirage of riches in museums’ vaults

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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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