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Regional Museums Struggle to Survive After Closing Because of Coronavirus

Category: Financial Stability
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As museums around the country shutter and everyone works from home, they must now find alternate ways to monetize programming in different ways.

“The Akron Art Museum lives and dies by the support of local donors whose contributions provide the vast majority of its budget.”

– Zachary Small

For more than 20 minutes, Akron Art Museum director Mark Masuoka stared into the cerulean recesses of Sky Hook (1981), a somber painting by Gene Davis. Masuoka searched for solace in the margins of its colors, gazing intently at the blurry stripes of blue paint evoking a rainstorm's torrential downpour.

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