Also, activists painted a mural of the names of femicide victims outside of Mexico’s presidential palace, and more.
Also, California studies showed that the state lost over 175,000 creative jobs in 2020, and more.
Also, German researchers say the risk of COVID-19 transmission is far lower in museums and theaters than any other indoor activity, and more.
Also, Turkey filed an unprecedented lawsuit to dissolve an arts organization founded by jailed philanthropist Osman Kavala, and more.
Also, a bipartisan group of US Senators introduced a resolution in solidarity with Cuban artists, and more.
The State Department released a statement denouncing the “specious charges against Kavala, his ongoing detention, and the continuing delays in the conclusion of his trial.”
Also, a zoning board in upstate New York ruled that a Nick Cave artwork is protected by the First Amendment after months of dispute, and more.
Also, MoMA Chairman Leon Black stepped down as CEO of his equity firm following a review of his ties to Jeffrey Epstein, but remains on the museum board.
Also, the city of Chicago has promised $2.5 million in grants to local arts organizations, and more.
Also, an Ohio Arts Council leader resigned after incendiary comments on the 2020 election came to light, and more.
Grants will fund the staging of exhibitions, curatorial research, administrative costs, and more to organizations including the BlackStar Film Festival and W.A.G.E.
Also, see a rundown of some of the many artworks and creative acts that were censored in 2020, and more.