THE FRIENDS OF THE MUSCARELLE MUSEUM OF ART

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Issues: Arts & Culture

Location: PO Box 8795 Williamsburg VA 23187 USA

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I want to support this museum at my alma mater, but I and my friends continue to be disappointed in the lighting of the exhibits. Main gallery exhibits of paintings are poorly lighted on a routine basis, but the over-hyped exhibit of drawings by Michelangelo was ludicrous. The lending institutions insisted that only 5 footcandles of light be used for these small and fragile drawings, making them impossible to enjoy. We couldn't see them in the cave-like environment. It was a mistake on the director's part to borrow these drawings, given their fragile nature. Decisions like this erode the goodwill of supporters.

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If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

Improve it's lighting equipment for a lot less than that.

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2010-3-01

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