Here is the sad truth -- I wanted to know, in aggregate, how many people interact with the Oscars. I searched and searched some more, and the only information I could find on audience size was from Nielsen.
Museums are rethinking who they are, their core competencies and, importantly, what they can do to partner with schools, libraries and others to ensure American kids have the thinking skill the 21st century so demands.
Our art must change, our approach to marketing must change and the nature of the audience experience must change. If we continue to operate in the same manner as we did in the twentieth century, the arts will die.