Museums need to innovate to make it through the next 2 years

Feb 21, 2022
Museums don’t expect to see pre-pandemic attendance levels until 2024. For many, going online expanded audiences but not revenue.
Uncertainty about the future is common among museum administrators. Above, visitors examine artwork at Los Angeles' Getty Center in May.
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The San Antonio Museum of Art is glad it kept mask requirements

Jun 29, 2020
As cases surge across Texas, the museums's co-interim director reflects on reopening and the safety precautions taken.
Visitors in the galleries of the San Antonio Art Museum.
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The new Lucas Museum will bring economic force to Los Angeles

Jan 11, 2017
The $1 billion project will display "Star Wars" items and other works of narrative storytelling.

The economic impact of a major new museum

Sep 23, 2016
Washington, D.C. is opening a new museum on the history of African-Americans.
A statue of Colorado pioneer and former slave Clara Brown is on display next to a preserved slave cabin at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture.
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Prince's Paisley Park will open its doors to fans

Aug 26, 2016
Prince's museum will be run by a firm with ties to Elvis Presley's Graceland.
Music fans visit a memorial created outside Paisley Park, the home and studio of Prince.
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SF MOMA woos a digital city with art, design and tech

May 13, 2016
The expansion has plenty of interactive screens and a serene interior to reduce distraction — by your interactive screens.
People watch an art piece entitled "Shadow Sites II" by Jananne Al-Ani, inside the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art in San Francisco, California on April 28, 2016. The newly redesigned museum integrates a 10-story expansion in a new building and will open to the public on May 14, 2016. 
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The Art of Selling

Apr 13, 2015
Museums get in the business of selling their masterpiece?

For public good, not for profit.

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World's biggest art heist, 25 years later

Mar 18, 2015
Few clues and nothing recovered. The art world will never be the same

Which cities will profit off the Star Wars museum?

May 22, 2014
Chicago is competing with San Francisco to host a new George Lucas museum.

Making art out of the housing crisis

Aug 14, 2013
A new art exhibit in Los Angeles looks at the history of housing in America and how our views on the home have changed over time.