museums

Contemporary art: A terrible investment?

May 15, 2014
It's not just the art, it's the spectacle and the production surrounding it.
Posted In: art, museums

The $24 admission fee to the 9/11 Museum in context

May 14, 2014
The entry fee to a memorial often stems from federal funding -- or lack thereof.
Posted In: 9/11, museums, memorials

Giving to the arts, culture and humanities

Dec 8, 2013
In 2012, giving to organizations geared towards supporting the arts, culture, and humanities jumped 7 percent, totaling over $14 billion.
Posted In: philanthropy, Arts, museums

Manic Mondays at the Met museum in NYC?

Jul 1, 2013
The Metropolitan Museum of Art opens permanently on Monday for the first time in 42 years.
Posted In: art, museums, New York, New York City

In modern Japan, being a ninja is no way to make a living

Jan 21, 2013
The ninja is one of Japan's oldest and most mysterious professions, but today modern methods to spy, sabotage, and kill are putting them out of work.
Posted In: Japan, museums, ninja

Mid-day Extra: Occupy Wall Street is history

Dec 28, 2011
A number of museums are already collecting Occupy Wall Street materials in the hopes for future exhibits. Is it too soon?
Posted In: Occupy Wall Street, museums

More victims of the Wall Street crisis

Sep 23, 2008
The Wall Street fallout news now includes charities, museums, colleges and other institutions that have relied on the largess of Wall Street's big...
Posted In: charities, church, colleges, endowments, museums, nonprofits, Wall Street crisis

More victims of the Wall Street crisis

Sep 23, 2008
The Wall Street fallout news now includes charities, museums, colleges and other institutions that have relied on the largess of Wall Street's big...
Posted In: charities, church, colleges, endowments, museums, nonprofits, Wall Street crisis