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September 8, 2013

Relief from the heat

For a long time 16 year-old Chanel Baldwin hung out near the entrance at the Brooklyn Museum. She used it to escape the heat. She had explored “Napoleon Leading the Army Over the Alps,” by Kehinde Wiley since that was the only artwork she could view up close without paying the “suggested” entrance fee.

This is a great article from The New York Times Art & Design section that is written by The article called Escaping the Heat in Art’s Fortress was published on August 22, 2013.

Thanks to colleague and friend Dennie Palmer Wolf for forwarding the link. Dennie was the lead consultant on the Maine arts education census project.

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