Art: Unique Growth

In Boston last week a congress of art directors from all over the U. S. assembled in the Museum of Fine Arts to discuss their problems and their prospects. They were told that new art museums, despite Depression, continue to sprout like mushrooms over the continent. Said Director Laurence Vail Coleman:

"A new museum is established every fortnight and a new museum building erected every 15 days. This has been going on for at least a decade. Small cities take a conspicuous part in this growth."


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