Approximately 1,200 district schools have had to decrease spending after Mayor Eric Adams cut funding by over $200 million.
In another action yesterday, five members of the group were arrested after they glued themselves to a landscape painting in Scotland.
“This contract is a structural breakthrough for museum workers who have been underpaid as a group for years,” said staffer Martina Tanga.
Two men were arrested after using a sledgehammer to break a glass display case at the art fair. Police are searching for two more suspects.
The authenticity of the works, whose owners say Basquiat sold to Hollywood screenwriter Thaddeus Mumford in 1982, has been heavily scrutinized.
The 13-foot sculpture of an elephant, initially created out of discarded sofas, was cast in bronze for the Art Gallery of Ontario’s first public art commission.
Artists Dahlia Elsayed and Saya Woolfalk are the first to be included in Art at Amtrak, a rotating series of site-specific installations in the subterranean Midtown station.
Young New Yorkers across the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island can head to any NYPL branch and pick up a free book.
A new study discovered that going to museums can have myriad health benefits, such as improving feelings of depression, easing chronic pain, and decreasing the likelihood of being diagnosed with dementia.
Opal Lee, who helped make Juneteenth a federal holiday, is a founding board member, and her granddaughter Dione Sims will be the museum’s director.
Photos showing missing sequins and tears went viral, but a closer look suggests the dress may have been damaged prior to its Met Gala debut.
Cumulina was created in 1997 by researchers at the University of Hawai’i and taxidermied by a local high school teacher.