One of the most popular Uptown photo ops during the DNC will be the Firebird, the tall, mirrored glass sculpture standing outside the Bechtler Museum.
That kind of publicity is priceless, but the museum knows the exposure could also attract vandals. And it has taken measures to try to prevent that.
Cathie Burns is the collections management assistant at the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art. She’s got her normal day-to-day tasks…
“Taking light levels and humidity levels in the galleries, pest management, temperature, things like that,” she says.