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Southern Illinois University Museum Reopens

After being forced to close for six months due to budget cuts, SIU’s University Museum has reopened its doors to the public. SIU is located in Carbondale, Illinois, USA.  WM Weston Stoerger, the Curator of Exhibits, said, “We’re looking to become that cultural point for southern Illinois again.” He’s looking to help the museum, which …

LaSalle University In Pennsylvania, USA, Plans to Sell Masterpieces From Its Museum Collection

Adapted from a Jan. 6 article by Susan Snyder in the Philadelphia Inquirer. LaSalle University in Pennsylvania has announced plans to sell 46 paintings from its art museum in order to raise money for other strategic priorities of the university.   The university estimates it will raise between $4.8 million and $7.3 million, much of …