NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE
he two largest museum scandals in my lifetime began final 12 months. They’re nonetheless unfolding, they usually’re in plain sight. The primary, and I’ve written about this over the 12 months, is the American museum world’s fast habit to lockdown leisure. Many museums saved the shut signal on their doorways so long as they probably may. “Sooo inconvenient,” museum lazies purred when requested why they weren’t serving the general public. “Sooo handy” to Zoom the day away from house, paychecks by direct deposit, toes up, sipping a cool beverage, the type with a maraschino cherry and little umbrella bobbing on prime.
The panic closed