March 9, 2009
Deliberately Unsustainable Business Models
Nina Simon on the need to sometimes burn bright:
I once asked Eric Siegel, the Director of the New York Hall of Science, why museums are rarely innovative shining stars on the cutting edge of culture. He commented that as non-profits, museums are built to survive, not to succeed. Unlike startups and rock stars, museums aren’t structured to shoot for the moon and burn up trying. They’re made to plod along. Maybe it’s time to change that.
If you’re not reading Nina’s Museum 2.0 blog… you should be!