Articles in this edition include information on how the government shutdown affected the art pro world, and how new policies in open hours in museums around the world will add changes and challenges to how we work.  In fact, many of the articles in this edition are about the challenges we all work within the art world. 

Check out the amazing new database created by the Cleveland Museum of art.  You can now browse tens of thousands of objects.  Also, take a look at the documents and classes that can help your professional development like the JFK University Museum Studies Fundamentals Certificate program.

Finally, I hope the new years brings you all wealth and fortune.  We want to help you succeed!  We will have the Art Pro Net Podcast on Itunes and Google Play soon, so keep an ear out for us, and please subscribe.  Also, if you are an art pro that would like to be on the show please let us know!  We are looking for interviews and would love to hear your voice.