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Shedding Light on the Historical Significance of Hélio Oiticica

Lynn Zelevansky considers the life and work of Hélio Oiticica as well as the importance of personal histories.

POSTED: 10.09.14

Communicating the Mission of the Museum to the World

A museum's mission statement not only tells the world what the institution stands for, it also serves as an invaluable focusing mechanism.

POSTED: 08.08.14

The Museum, Inside and Out

Lynn Zelevansky considers the litany of issues facing museums today, from weakening financial support to generational differences across audiences.

POSTED: 06.27.14

Obscenity Is in the Eye of the Beholder

How a museum balances concerns for free expression against visitors’ legitimate right to avoid art that they deem offensive.

POSTED: 02.28.14

Change Is in Order

It’s a new year, a time for taking stock. It has been almost three years since I started writing Inside the Museum.

POSTED: 01.15.14

Art Makes You Smart: Unconventional Solutions to Unexpected Problems

Museums are an ideal place to learn about art because they contain myriad examples of unconventional solutions to unexpected problems.

POSTED: 12.09.13

The Refined Beauty of the 2013 Carnegie International

The embraces its location and history, building solid connections with Pittsburgh neighborhoods while still emphasizing its past.

POSTED: 11.01.13

The Crisis in Detroit

Inside the Museum is Carnegie Museum of Art director Lynn Zelevansky’s blog about the local and global impacts of the museum and the art world.

POSTED: 10.10.13

Museum Hours

Inside the Museum is Carnegie Museum of Art director Lynn Zelevansky’s blog about the local and global impacts of the museum and the art world.

POSTED: 08.05.13

Elegant Constructions and Controlled Chaos

Inside the Museum is Carnegie Museum of Art director Lynn Zelevansky’s blog about the local and global impacts of the museum and the art world.

POSTED: 07.11.13
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