Author: Claire Ruud

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Museum Expansion and the MFAH

A few weeks ago, Artnews’ feature on Gary Tinterow discussed the Museum of Fine Arts Houston’s plans to build a new wing for modern and […]

The MFAH Campus Map

The Professional Artist

When I ask Mark Goodman, Graduate Academic Advisor in the Department of Art at the University of Austin, what he wishes he could tell his […]

The Professional Artist

Is there room for ART in CSR?

Long gone are the days when a CEO could simply cut a company check to his favorite charity. Now that it has become clear that […]

Glenn Ligon @LACMA, sponsor Deutsche Bank

The “Arts Management Professional”

Why should we care about the rise of the arts management professional? Because the institutions that produce art—institutions made up of people who have a […]

Mitra Tabrizian, City, London, 2008

Nonprofit Mergers: Does 2 + 2 = 5?

When the AMoA and Arthouse announced that they were beginning discussions about some sort of merger, it kicked up a dust storm in Austin worthy […]

Nonprofit Mergers: Does 2 + 2 = 5?

Trending: Nonprofit Arts Org Mergers

Cases such as the high profile merger between Dance Theater Workshop and the Bill T. Jones Dance Company, which together became New York Live Arts, […]

Trending: Nonprofit Arts Org Mergers

Museum Admission as an Expression of Mission

As a follow-up to my article, “Mind Games, Museums, and Suggested Donations,” I’ve been looking into the ways that museums set their general admission prices. […]

Museum Admission as an Expression of Mission

Mind Games, Museums and Suggested Donations

Pricing strategy. In the for-profit world, business school classes spend semesters on the topic, entire books are written on its nuances and staff positions—even departments—are […]

Mads Lynnerup, Time is Money, Money is Time, 2009, Ink on colored paper, 10.25 x 14.25  inches