Metropolitan Museum--1975

Munro, Eleanor
June 1975
New Republic;6/21/75, Vol. 172 Issue 25, p27
Profiles Thomas Hoving, director of Metropolitan Museum in New York. Movement of Hoving from political arena to museum work; Efforts made by Hoving towards the artistic work of the museum; Amount granted to Hover by New York City Planning Commission for the expansion of the museum; Financial aid donated by various groups and organizations for the museum requirements; Information on museums beginning as private solace of kings and ecclesiastics; Efforts of Hoving for building museums; Report on $45 million been raised for the building plans of museum by Hoving; Focus on new form of museology that will, evolve to ensure the flow of tax, corporate and private funds.


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