Museum of Modern Art

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On Monday evening, employees of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) who are members of the United Autoworkers Local 2110 voted to approve a new three-year contract that was offered by the museum’s administration on Friday.

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Post image for As Contract Deadline Looms, MoMA Workers Deliver Letter to Director Glenn Lowry

This morning about 100 Museum of Modern Art employees who are members of the United Autoworkers’ Local 2110 delivered an open letter to museum director Glenn Lowry in his office.

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Post image for Museum of Modern Art Acquires Iconic Rainbow Flag

The Rainbow Flag that artist Gilbert Baker created in San Francisco in 1978, and which has since become the icon of the Gay and LGBT Pride movements, has just been acquired by the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) for its design collection.

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Post image for How MoMA Workers Are Using Instagram to Put Faces on Contract Negotiations

Ever since the Museum of Modern Art’s contract negotiations with members of the United Autoworkers Local 2110 took a very public turn earlier this month, the Instagram account @MoMALocal2110 has been telling the stories of workers who would be affected by the proposed healthcare cuts.

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Post image for MoMA Is Archiving Its Exhibition Websites Before They Expire

Soon over 200 exhibition websites for the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), going back to its first web experiments in 1995, will be totally archived, from their images to their code.

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Post image for Talks Between the MoMA and Its Workers Stall Following Protest

A demonstration on Tuesday by workers at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) did little to advance negotiations between a union representing over 200 employees at the institution and museum administrators, who are maintaining their call for a cut to employee healthcare coverage.

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Post image for Facing Healthcare Cuts, Museum of Modern Art Staff Protest Outside Fundraising Gala

This evening, as trustees and VIPs arrived at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) for its annual “Party in the Garden” gala, they were greeted by dozens of the museum’s staff brandishing signs that read “Modern Art, Ancient Wages” and “MoMA, Don’t Cut Our Healthcare.”

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Post image for The Uncompromising Queer Politics of Bruce LaBruce

On the heels of a desultory interpretation of a prolific artist’s life (looking at you, Björk), the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) dedicated a retrospective to one of the foremost subversive queer filmmakers of our time.

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Post image for The New Urgency of Jacob Lawrence

The discussion used MoMA’s current Jacob Lawrence exhibition as a jumping-off point for considering a plethora of intersections between art, politics, and social justice.

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Post image for Artists from Five Galleries Dominate US Museum Shows

The Art Newspaper published the results of research that found that artists from five of the world’s biggest galleries accounted for nearly a third of solo museum shows in the US between 2007 and 2013.

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