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Friday, 01 February 2013 05:07

Museums by the Number: 2012 in Review

Despite worries on Wall Street and gridlock in Washington, 2012 was another good year for acquisitions at America’s major art museums. Around the country, many museums have not found donors to be “any less generous,” according to Terry Morello, vice-president for external affairs at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. “People give out of a commitment to the museum.” Similarly, there “was little or no change from previous years” in the gifts made to the Detroit Institute of Art, according to a museum spokeswoman, and the same was true for both the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore and Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts.

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