Public memorials play a critical role in our collective memory and create a bridge between our past, present and future.
Jill Medvedow has been the director of the Boston Institute of Contemporary Art since 1998. She shepherded the museum’s move from Back Bay to its new waterfront home, which has drawn more than 1 million visitors so far.
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Too often, the competition for art, money and attention obscure and, worse, corrode the core values of museums.
When FOX-25 posted an image of the Os Gemeos mural in Dewey Square and asked, “What does this look like to you?” was it reporting on public outrage — or inciting it?
A recent dust-up at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles raises questions about what makes a museum successful. Jill Medvedow asks, what should we measure and count?