Hear the voices already, raised, sounding in chorus: “Easier said than done!” Which is, alas, very true, and yet it is entirely worth noting that a museum’s perceived legitimacy, in many cases, is directly tied to its acquisitions budget, especially in times like these, when most museums’ operating capital is stretched as thin as a flake of mica. Judith H. Dobrzynski has some further thoughts on the matter. (Judith H. Dobrzynski, The New York Times)
Your Museum’s Pretty Good, but You Know What Would Make It Great? An Acquisitions Budget.
March 16, 2012