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Set in Stone - Building America’s New Generation of Arts Facilities: 1994-2008


"Conversation: What Makes Some Arts Buildings Successful and Others Not?"
Jeffery Brown, PBS NewsHour, in conversation with Carroll Joynes and Joanna Woronkowicz. July 13, 2012. 

"The bursting cultural bubble."
Nancy Burd, Philadelphia Inquirer. July 12, 2012.

"Arts center study outlines risks."
Dawn Decwikiel-Kane, Greensboro News & Record. July 7, 2012.  

"Why arts organizations love new buildings."
Felix Salmon, Reuters. July 5, 2012.

"We Built Way Too Many Cultural Institutions During the Good Years."
Emily Badger, The Atlantic Cities. July 5, 2012. 

"Pragmatic visions and mutual relationships necessary for Philadelphia cultural institutions to stay afloat."
Karen Heller, Philadelphia Inquirer. July 4, 2012. 

"University of Chicago releases case study on the Taubman Museum of Art."
Mike Allen, Roanoke Times. June 28, 2012.

"Study: When it comes to performing arts centers, some cities, including Dallas, have eyes bigger than their wallets."
Robert Wilonsky, Dallas Morning News. June 27, 2012. 

"Study says pressure to build Art Institute's Modern Wing trumped financial concerns."
Heather Gillers, Chicago Tribune. June 28, 2012. 

"Deconstructing Demand for Cultural Facilities."
Sunil Iyengar, NEA blog. June 28, 2012.

“For Arts Institutions, Thinking Big Can Be Suicidal.”
Robin Pogrebin, The New York Times. June 27, 2012.

“Cultural Construction Slowdown.”
Barbara Jepson, The Wall Street Journal. September 14, 2011.

“In the Arts, Bigger Buildings May Not Be Better.”
Robin Pogrebin, The New York Times. December 11, 2009.