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Museum Funding

Toni Atkins & Greg Evans: Fund Museums by Putting Snoopy on Your License Plate

Toni G. Atkins | Posted 12.14.2016 | Arts
Toni G. Atkins

The Snoopy Plate was created in California following legislation in 2013. Proceeds from the sales go to the California Cultural and Historical Endowment to help museums make capital improvements to their facilities, which helps keep their doors open to the public.

Should Museums Be Free?

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 09.13.2012 | Arts

Could museums be free? The innocent enough question came from an audience member at the recent Zócalo panel in Los Angeles on Friday. Three promin...

How Do Museums Pay for Themselves These Days?

Daniel Grant | Posted 11.07.2012 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Over the past four years,, one museum after another across the country has cut back on hours, staff, salaries (and staff benefits) and programming, raised admissions, looked to sell objects from their collections in order to pay for operations or just closed for good.

WATCH: Oil Giant BP In Sticky Situation With Art World

Posted 12.19.2011 | Arts

BP, the oil mega power infamously known for the disastrous spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010, is continuing their controversial funding of several B...

Chicago To Open First Museum Dedicated To American Authors?

chicagotribune.com | Sandra M. Jones, Tribune Reporter | Posted 08.28.2011 | Books

Malcolm O'Hagan, an Irish engineer with a love for great literature, is bringing his dream to Chicago....