Springfield Museum of Art http://wyso.org en Springfield Museum Of Art's Balanced Budget Topic Of Discussion Thursday Night http://wyso.org/post/springfield-museum-arts-balanced-budget-topic-discussion-thursday-night <p>Thursday evening, the Springfield Museum of Art will hold an event called Members Matter. At the gathering, museum officials plan to announce a budget surplus and an increase in membership.<br /><br />Last year, Springfield's Museum of Art adopted a best practices model used by other museums around the country. The move eliminated three positions including a curator, a membership coordinator and a security manager.<br /> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 04:24:26 +0000 Wayne Baker 44935 at http://wyso.org Springfield Museum Of Art's Balanced Budget Topic Of Discussion Thursday Night Springfield Museum of Art becomes Smithsonian affiliate http://wyso.org/post/springfield-museum-art-becomes-smithsonian-affiliate <p>SPRINGFIELD - The Springfield Museum of Art has been selected as the only Smithsonian Affiliate art museum in the state of Ohio. The museum&#39;s affiliate status will allow it to borrow objects from Washington, D.C. to share with local art patrons.<br />The Smithsonian&#39;s affiliate program was started 16 years ago and allows accepted member museums to borrow objects from its vast collection, which includes over 136 million pieces. Affiliates pay $2,500 per year for the right to request objects and speakers. Fri, 06 Apr 2012 16:19:23 +0000 Wayne Baker 14244 at http://wyso.org WYSO Weekend: April 1, 2012 http://wyso.org/post/wyso-weekend-april-1-2012 <p>Full episode of WYSO Weekend for April 1, 2012 containing the following stories:</p><p>-Jerry Kenney speaks with Sean Creighton from the Southwestern Ohio Council on Higher Education about the 20x20 challenge aimed at increasing the amount of internships in the region.</p><p>-Wayne Baker reports on the Springfield Art Museum becoming a Smithsonian affiliate art museum.</p><p>-WCPN&#39;s Anne Glauser reports on <a href="http://www.ideastream.org/news/feature/45996">a new experimental treatment for depression</a></p> Mon, 02 Apr 2012 14:30:00 +0000 Jerry Kenney 14070 at http://wyso.org Springfield Museum and Wittenberg Collaborate http://wyso.org/post/springfield-museum-and-wittenberg-collaborate <p><span class="article-content"><span>Last year the Springfield Museum of Art looked to its members for suggestions on how to deal with a budget shortfall. Now a new collaboration with Wittenberg University will provide new opportunities for students and more financial sustainability for the museum.<br /><br />Wittenberg will purchase the museum facility and lease part of the space back to the Springfield Museum of Art.<br /><br />Museum Director Angus Randolph says that this will help put the focus back on the art.<br /> Fri, 28 May 2010 20:34:24 +0000 Juliet Fromholt 3206 at http://wyso.org