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The Museum Life

The Museum Life

Friday at 7 AM Pacific

March 28th 2014:Museum Governance

For good or bad, museums often fly under the radar in terms of media coverage. But once in awhile a museum’s plight becomes front page news and sparks broad debate. Such has been the case for the Corcoran Gallery of Art and Detroit Institute of Art where issues and opinions seem to center on governance and the responsibilities of the volunteers who sit on museum boards. This week’s show will use these recent newsmakers as a jumping off point to talk about the issues of governance and boards with Maureen Robinson and Laura Roberts, two distinguished thought leaders in the field.

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Laura Roberts

Laura Roberts has an active consulting practice (Roberts Consulting), working with nonprofit organizations on strategic planning, assessment, staff and board training, and organizational development. She has worked with more than 150 museums, professional associations and other cultural nonprofits. She is on the faculty of Harvard University Extension, Bank Street College of Education and the Seminar in Historical Administration. Laura is the chair of the advisory board of the Tufts University Art Gallery and serves on the University Gifts of Art committee. Other current board membership includes the Mary Baker Eddy Library and Central Square Theater. She also serves on the editorial revi
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Maureen K. Robinson

Maureen K. Robinson is the author of Nonprofit Boards that Work: The End of One-Size-Fits-All Governance, published by John Wiley & Sons. She is a consultant and speaker on topics relating to the leadership, governance and management of the nonprofit sector. In her work with nonprofit organizations, she focuses on governance and leadership, organizational development, and strategic planning. In addition to her most recent book, Ms. Robinson is the author of Developing the Nonprofit Board: Strategies for Educating and Motivating Board Members and The Chief Executive’s Role in Developing the Nonprofit Board, both published by the National Center for Nonprofit Boards (BoardSource). Ms.
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