Article by Adrian Ellis named one of Art Newspaper's best-ever front-page articles
March 27, 2018
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Issue no. 200, March 2009, and the economic crisis is biting. Adrian Ellis, a British expert in museum management, suggests how museums can ride the storm and improve in the process. “Museums of art have tended to rely more heavily on spectacle than programme to attract visitors—loud headlines rather than a fine print of involvement in the community,” he says, and advises a halt to “dramatic and competitive” museum expansion, and more focus on the civic role, close collaboration with other museums, and greater “aesthetic and intellectual” endeavour.