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A Tale of Two Ambitious Art Schools

DMI

A few years ago, it looked like the worst of times when MassArt and the Art Institute of Boston each drew up multimillion-dollar plans to enlarge their schools, increase their galleries, and reshape their educational programs. The economy had tanked, unemployment had risen, and government funding had evaporated. Even so, the public and their alumni stood stalwartly behind them. Both schools will be breaking ground on major projects this fall.