The Miami Herald checked in with the Rubells concering the recent letter Senator Orrin Hatch sent to several private museums asking for more details about their institutions:
Mera Rubell, who opened the 45,000-square-foot Wynwood space with husband Don in 1993, says she wasn’t taken aback by the note.
“We were very happy that the Senator was aware of our mission and what we do,” she says. “I didn’t see it as any kind of accusation or attack. They were conducting a broad spectrum of research. They took a sampling of non-profits across the country and wanted to learn more about how they perform their mission.