NYT Spotlights Recent Criticism Faced by Musuem Boards and Their Wealthy Patrons

October 3rd, 2019

A piece in the NYT this week looks at the challenges to museum boards mounted by protests and activists in recent months, and how these actions are shaking up the world of the wealthy.  “We need to define trusteeship beyond people of financial wealth,” says Darren Walker, president of the Ford Foundation, which supports and advises nonprofits. “Expand the number of board members and bring in people with other assets besides money that the museum needs. What’s interesting to me is the lack of energy, focus and creativity to figure this out.”

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