Posts tagged with 'Robert R. McCormick Foundation'

Unsettling "Sensation": Arts Policy Lessons from the Brooklyn Museum of Art Controversy

The contributors to this volume use the Sensation exhibition as a springboard to analyze larger questions such as what authority the government has to withhold public funds; how to interpret the First Amendment; how to reflect the cultural and religious values of a diverse metropolitan area; and the ethical dilemmas of the relationship between museums and dealers in art.

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Building on the Past: Landmarks Policy and Urban Development

Panelists including architects, urban planners, economists, policy analysts and activists discussed questions of landmarks policy and key Chicago cases including Soldier Field and South Michigan Avenue historic district.

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