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Contemporary Museum resurfaces with new name, revived mission
Contemporary Museum resurfaces with new name, revived mission

After an 18-month hiatus, the Contemporary Museum resurfaced Tuesday with a shortened name -- The Contemporary -- and a return to its original, nomadic model. Founded in 1989 and "dedicated to redefining the concept of the museum," the organization had no fixed address for its first decade, then took up residence near the Walters Art Museum on West Centre Street. The museum moved out of that location in 2011 and continued presenting exhibits in temporary spaces until May 2012, when the board suspended operations and parted with then-director Sue Spaid. With a re-constituted board and business model, The Contemporary plans to resume presenting art projects soon and will announce...

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