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In the nearly two weeks since the #J20 Art Strike call, dozens upon dozens of art spaces around the country have announced closures on Inauguration Day. The call for the art world to cease operations “to combat the normalization of Trumpism” was first signed by hundreds of artists, critics, and others in solidarity with nationwide calls for a general strike on Friday.
Hyperallergic has been compiling a steadily growing list of participants based in New York City; below is another running list of nationwide spaces that will shut on January 20 in direct response to the #J20 call (all closures were confirmed by email unless otherwise noted). Some of these galleries, nonprofits, and other cultural spaces will also close on Saturday, January 21, while some have announced special programming that day — so check their websites or contact them directly for further information.
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Altman Siegel, San Francisco
Automata Arts, Los Angeles
Blum & Poe, Los Angeles
The Box, Los Angeles
Common Field, Los Angeles
Mark Moore, Culver City
Materials & Applications, Los Angeles
Southern Exposure, San Francisco
These Days, Los Angeles
The Wattis Institute, San Francisco
Mana Wynwood, Miami
Monya Rowe Gallery, Saint Augustine
PARSE, New Orleans
The Schoolhouse Gallery, Kingfield
Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts at Harvard University, Cambridge (via j20artstrike.org)
Gallery A3, Amherst
Mana Contemporary, Jersey City
ArtRage Gallery, Syracuse
Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Buffalo
Unison Art Center, New Paltz
Bullseye Projects, Portland
Fourteen30 Contemporary, Portland
Upfor Gallery, Portland