Western Reserve Historical Society (Cleveland) Selling its Collections

The Cleveland Plain Dealer on the WRHS selling parts of its collections to pay off loans and to cover operating expenses. This is a deeply distressing article.Western Reserve Historical Society sells its history to save institution | cleveland.comThis is a story about how the Western Reserve Historical Society, a beloved Cleveland institution, dreamed too big, […]

Museums Special Section – The New Generation of Museum Curators – NYTimes.com

Museums Special Section – The New Generation of Museum Curators – NYTimes.comAn interesting piece in the special Museums section in the NYT on young curators:“Museums are safe harbors in this difficult economic time,” said Glenn D. Lowry, director of the MoMA, who said that Mr. Roy was one of a growing number of curators at […]

Penguin’s The Future of Publishing

The Future of Publishing | Penguin Blog (USA) – Penguin Group (USA)Penguin Group’s blog featured a video (originally used in a meeting) which has gone viral on YouTube, “The End of Publishing.” It’s clever and the blog post at Penguin gives the source(s). (Essentially it’s a video script palindrome.)(h/t Andrew Sullivan)