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By adamg - 3/18/09 - 1:29 pm

Joel Brown discusses a bill now in the New York legislature that would ban the sale of museum assets to pay for operating costs:

Wonder if there are any fans of the Rose on Beacon Hill?

By adamg - 3/14/09 - 8:00 pm

Joel Brown reports the Roses for whom the Rose Art Museum is named are gathering at Brandeis on Monday; things could get pretty thorny for university President Yehuda Reinharz:

More than 50 members of the Rose family have come together to condemn the actions of the current Brandeis administration in closing the Edward and Bertha C. Rose Art Museum and selling the art works in its renowned collection.

By adamg - 2/10/09 - 8:40 am

The financially strapped school is now spending $20,000 for a crisis-communications PR firm to help it clean up the mess left over from the Rose Art museum crisis.

By adamg - 2/5/09 - 11:32 pm

Greg Cook posts Brandeis President Yehuda Reinharz's latest missive on the Rose Art Museum, then reads between the lines.

By adamg - 2/2/09 - 9:39 am

The New York Times wags its near-bankrupt finger at Brandeis University and sternly admonishes it not to sell off pieces of itself in an effort to stay alive.

By adamg - 1/30/09 - 10:52 am

That might explain why the school is in such a rush to decommission the Rose Art Museum, Greg Cook explains:

... Sherman has served on the boards of several local cultural organizations, but his career is marked by repeatedly being at the wrong place at the wrong time - when companies he ran sputtered, filed for bankruptcy, were gobbled up by competitors. ...

Via Joel Brown, who has more links on the fading Rose, such as one to this Globe article on how local institutions will lose millions in grant money this year thanks to Goniff Madoff.

By adamg - 1/27/09 - 8:03 am

1 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 29.

Via Geoff Edgers.

Chuck Tanowitz urges you to see the museum now, before it shuts forever this summer:

... The art is wonderful, an amazing collection of major modern works, but so is the space. The original museum is filled with light and also feels comfortable and serene. ...

By Cynic - 1/26/09 - 7:59 pm

Brandeis University, hurting badly from the economic crisis, announced tonight that it will close the Rose Art Museum and auction off the collection.

By adamg - 9/8/07 - 4:17 pm

Spatch saw Michael Palin at the Brattle last night. There's more to the story than just that, however.

By adamg - 4/9/07 - 10:25 pm

Leigh reminds this old Brandeis grad of one of the school's distinctions:

... How many universities can claim to be the alma mater of three of the only eight women to ever make the FBI's Most Wanted List? ...

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