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Cultural Institutions

Let Them Eat Cake

David R. Jones, Esq. | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
David R. Jones, Esq.

We call on the Metropolitan Museum to commit to clear and unambiguous signage (in big letters) informing all visitors that its fee of $25 is only recommended and that any monetary contribution will be acceptable for admission.

Sorry, D.C. Just Isn't Paris

Eli Lehrer | Posted 07.21.2013 | DC
Eli Lehrer

D.C. is a second-rate, second-tier city that will never be Paris or, indeed, the equivalent of any major European capital. That's may be bad for our civic ego but it's probably good for the country.

Are Cultural Landmarks Getting Left Behind To Rot?

Leo C. Wolinsky | Posted 11.29.2011 | Home
Leo C. Wolinsky

Many charitable foundations seem fixated on new buildings and organizations that can bear their names. The result could be a steady decline in the very institutions that define us as a culture.

The Brooklyn Museum's Copyright Project

Jonathan Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jonathan Melber

The Brooklyn Museum understands that the public better served, when it allows its collection to be reproduced, remixed and disseminated in as many (non-commercial) ways as possible.

Museums, Educations Threatened By Budget Cuts | By Kenneth Lovett | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New York City's cultural institutions are on red alert in anticipation of cuts in government funding next year. And that's not all....