MFA’s Malcolm Rogers writes about PILOT plan
Museum of Fine Arts director Malcolm Rogers has stepped up the rhetoric in his battle against the City of Boston’s decision to raise “voluntary’’ payments to the city, which are paid in lieu of taxes (from which non-profits have in the past been exempt). Writing in The Art Newspaper, in an opinion column titled “Don’t kill the goose,’’ Rogers sounded a warning for museums across the country: “When civic leaders look to cultural organisations as a source of revenue, rather. . .