Surviving and thriving By Christy Nadalin
Published on Wednesday, October 09, 2013
Occupying a struggling niche, East Bay house museums are bucking the national trend, growing endowments and making long-range plans for the future.
At a time when house museums nationally are closing in record numbers, and others are repurposing their uses and missions to provide badly-needed revenue streams, properties in the East Bay are going strong. That’s a ray of sunshine in a region that has become accustomed to bleak economic forecasts.
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