ST Presents Museum Confidential: Museums with Way Too Much Stuff

Apr 4, 2019

On this edition of ST, we offer another installment in our ongoing, twice-monthly Museum Confidential podcast series. Question: What is a museums supposed to do when it has WAY too much stuff? Whereas you yourself might take a few carloads of personal surplus to Goodwill, or maybe just set up a yard sale, museums don't have that luxury. Sometimes they end up building costly expansions just to contain the overflow. New York Times reporter Robin Pogrebin recently visited museums of various budgets and sizes to see just how big a problem museum storage has become. She's our guest on Museum Confidential.