The Harvard Crimson :: News :: Treasures Hide In Plain Sight
Harvard has 260,000 pieces of art and acquires up to 3,000 new objects a year. The museums’ endowment was $575 million as of January 1. 99% of the collection sits in storage. Why doesn't Harvard want to use more of its land in Allston to build museums that would let people see much more of what is sitting in storage?