But if you spend bucks, or --I think the MOMA (Museum of Modern Art) is now up to in New York City--you kind of feel like you have to spend a day to get your money's worth. ] feeling that you get wandering in these galleries that don't have windows, and you don't know which way north is; and it's just room after room. And I was struck by the fact that lots of people couldn't find what they came to see.
Issuing companies AGL and US Life are responsible for financial obligations of insurance products and are members of American International Group, Inc. Guarantees are backed by the claims-paying ability of the issuing insurance company.And weren't free in the sense that they didn't cost anything to provide, but the admission charge was zero. So you tend--I'm definitely in that 6-second group. ' and then, when they left I could ask, 'What did you see?And you could go in and out for an hour or two, which is an appropriate time to attend to demanding art. It's kind of like a casino where they deliberately have no clocks and no way to see out. Until I get to something that I'm told, by somebody else, is "worth seeing." Right? ' And I could correlate this, visitor by visitor with a code number.There's lots to learn about how to run museums as well from science and history museums. That said, so here's some things that seem to me aren't what they should be. And, she didn't expect people to spend 6 seconds looking at her work and then move on to the next one. Kind of an imposters' syndrome that I remember most when I [? And it seems to me that there's a lot museums could do if they were more imaginative and had a better idea of what the visitor experience is really like, to undo that. I could pass on an anecdote--I don't remember if I put it in that essay, but I did a visitors' survey--the first visitors' survey to my knowledge that got the same people coming and going.So the first thing that I'm going to say is that everybody should go to your local art museum. One is the striking fact that when we go and study behavior of visitors in museums, the average attention time to a painting is between 6 and 10 seconds. But a variety of things about the way museums are run and set up tend to encourage this flitting past great stuff to see if there's something even better. When I was growing up, almost all museums were free. Russ: You hit on the right--I think you hit on it very directly in the essay when you described it as the art museum as something of a temple. And as you say, you want to genuflect in front of as many icons as you can. And I was able to ask, 'What do you expect to see when you're here?