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Regents Issue Report on Exhibition Planning and Practices

January 31, 2011

The Smithsonian’s Board of Regents convened a three-person panel to review the future of exhibition policies and practices and asked them to report to the full board Jan. 31. Chaired by John McCarter, a member of the Board of Regents and president and CEO of the Field Museum in Chicago, the panel issued a six-page review with a number of recommendations. McCarter was joined by Rusty Powell, director of the National Gallery of Art, and David Gergen, a professor of public service at the Harvard Kennedy School, the director of its Center for Public Leadership and a CNN analyst.

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The report is available as an attachment below.


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