Monthly Archives: November 2015

Museums and Capital Conversion

β€œThe Senate Finance Committee is scrutinizing nearly a dozen private museums opened by individual collectors, questioning whether the tax-exempt status they enjoy provides sufficient public benefit to justify what amounts to a government subsidy.” This lead to a report in … Continue reading

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Plans, Planning, Thanksgiving

I teach a two-semester sequence on arts entrepreneurship for undergraduates. The first semester is delivered in an online format and introduces students to theories of entrepreneurship as well as tools arts entrepreneurs. Students are also introduced to business planning tools … Continue reading

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Complicated, Important, Difficult

There are a few intersecting threads of conversations – even protests – on college campuses that we would do well to separate from one-another. Conflating them obscures their importance and will likely prevent real change from happening. The intertwining is … Continue reading

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Chance Meetings on the Library Shelves

I was a graduate student at New York University during a period in the mid 1980s when Bobst Library was converting from its card catalog to a computerized catalog. I lamented the loss of my ability to browse the card … Continue reading

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