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 ===== How are museums organized? ===== ===== How are museums organized? =====
  
-  * Who runs museums and why?  
   * Who visits museums and what do they hope to find?   * Who visits museums and what do they hope to find?
 +  * Who runs museums and why?
 +  * Where does money come from to support a museum?
   * How are museums similar and how are they different from public libraries, sports teams, hospitals and other civic institutions?​   * How are museums similar and how are they different from public libraries, sports teams, hospitals and other civic institutions?​
-  * How could might museums function differently?​+  * How might museums function differently?​
  
 ===== Can we design a better museum? ===== ===== Can we design a better museum? =====
  
 The research gathered here will be used to devise a proposal to transform the Seattle Art Museum. Each The research gathered here will be used to devise a proposal to transform the Seattle Art Museum. Each
-step along the way we hope to open up conversations about wealth ​inequality ​and social +step along the way we hope to open up conversations about art, wealth and democracy. In this way, we hope to transform how we understand what is possible for ourselves and our city.
-mobility. In this way, we hope to transform how we understand what is +
-possible for ourselves and our city.+
  
-===== Who is working on this and why? =====+===== Who is working on this? =====
  
-This site was started by Seattle artist [[http://​www.helloari.com/​~matt|Matthew Offenbacher]] ​to explore questions of art, wealth ​and democracy. It is growing with the assistance of David Strand, a student at Seattle University.+This site was started by Seattle artist [[http://​www.helloari.com/​~matt|Matthew Offenbacher]] and is growing with the assistance of David Strand, a student at Seattle University. [[help|We hope you will help us too]].
  
-===== Research Topics =====+===== Current ​Research Topics =====
  
 === Seattle Art Museum === === Seattle Art Museum ===
-  * [[SAM Trustees|Trustees]]+  * [[SAM History|History]] 
 +  * [[SAM Board|Board of Trustees]]
   * [[SAM Membership|Membership]]   * [[SAM Membership|Membership]]
-  * [[SAM WaMu|Relationship with Washington Mutual]] +  * [[SAM Professional|Professional Staff]] 
-  * [[SAM Economics|Economics]] +  * [[SAM Volunteers|Volunteers]] 
-=== Museum ​Governance ​===+  * [[SAM Management|Management Structure]] 
 +  * [[SAM Finances|Financial Structure]] 
 + 
 + 
 + 
 +=== Museum ​Challenges ​=== 
 +  * [[Museum Collections|Collections]] 
 +  * [[Museum Fundraising|Fundraising]] 
 +  * [[Museum Patronage|Patronage]] 
 +  * [[Museum Access|Access]] 
 + 
 +=== SAM and Washington Mutual === 
 +  * [[sam-wamu|Relationship]] 
 +  * [[Mortgage Crisis|Mortgage Crisis]] 
 +  * [[SAM WaMu Building|The Building]] 
 === Other Civic Institutions === === Other Civic Institutions ===
   * [[Seattle Public Library|Seattle Public Library]]   * [[Seattle Public Library|Seattle Public Library]]
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   * [[Woodland Park Zoo|Woodland Park Zoo]]   * [[Woodland Park Zoo|Woodland Park Zoo]]
   * [[KXEP|KXEP Public Radio]]   * [[KXEP|KXEP Public Radio]]
-=== Cooperatively run businesses ​in Seattle ===+ 
 +=== Co-ops ​in Seattle === 
 +  * [[General Principles|Co-op Principles]]
   *  [[Group Health|Group Health]]   *  [[Group Health|Group Health]]
   * [[WSECU|Washington State Employees Credit Union]]   * [[WSECU|Washington State Employees Credit Union]]
   * [[REI|REI]]   * [[REI|REI]]
-=== Utopian Socialism ​in Puget Sound History ​===+ 
 +=== Utopian Socialism ===
   * [[Port Townsend|Port Townsend]]   * [[Port Townsend|Port Townsend]]
 +
 +=== Wealth Inequality in Seattle ===
 +  * [[Wealth Inequality Statistics|Statistics]]
 +  * [[$15 Minimum Wage|$15 Minimum Wage]]
 +  * [[Wealth Inequality Feel Good Stories|Feel Good Stories]] ​
 +
 === Institution critique === === Institution critique ===
-     * History of Activism in Museums +  ​* [[Museum Activism|Museum Activism]] 
-     * [[AWC|Art Workers Coalition, NYC]] +  
-=== Innovation in museums ​=== +=== Case Studies ​=== 
-  * Case Studies +  * [[Brooklyn Museum|Brooklyn Museum]] 
-    - Brooklyn Museum  +  * [[Moderna Museet|Moderna Museet, Stockholm]] 
-=== More about this project ​=== +  * [[Northwest African American Museum|Northwest African American Museum]] 
-  * [[about|Intention]] + 
-  * [[ads|Speculative ​graphics]]+=== About Seattle Art Mutual ​=== 
 +  * [[about|About]] 
 +  * [[ads|Speculative ​campaign]]
  
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