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Safe for all

Museums need to actively advocate for civil society. When people forget the importance of civil society, it is museums that can remind people of the importance of Freedom of Religion, Speech, Press, Assembly, and Petition.

Happy Holidays!

Peace on Earth Wishing you all of the best in 2010. Because museums are experiencing one of their toughest years in decades a donation has been made to the American Association of Museums.  – Mark in Ubud, Bali, Indonesia. From Wikipedia “The internationally recognized symbol for peace was originally designed for the British nuclear disarmament movement.[1] It was designed and …

MOCA celebrates 30 years and a rebirth

From Los Angles Times By Mike Boehm A year after being on the brink of financial collapse, the Museum of Contemporary Art museum is ready to show off. The deepest view of its holdings is going on display.

Predictions for 2010, 2011, 2012

It is wonderful the perspective distance offers, sitting in a cafe in Pokhara, Nepal, I offer the following predictions: 1. We will see another significant correction in the American stock market in 2010.  The correction will continue to put financial strain on museums and we will see several large and small museums and science centers close. 2.  The closure and …