Arts patrons will be able to experience culture around the world by virtual means.



The Futurist Magazine : scientists
Arts patrons will be able to experience culture around the world by virtual means. But such technologies as virtual reality, the Internet, and CD-ROMs could threaten the survival of institutions dependent on paid attendance. New sources of revenue for museums, concert halls, and theaters could include licensing virtual exhibits and pay-per-view broadband performances.


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