What the board calls the San Francisco Art Institute’s “most liquid asset” is “not a commodity,” the adjunct faculty union says.
Tense union contract talks come during a precarious transition for the leading Bay Area art school.
The unhoused artist died in San Francisco this August, just as his work was beginning to find new outlets in museums and scholarship.
Many SFMOMA salaries have barely kept pace with the city’s minimum wage, while executive salaries have multiplied.
Most assumed exceptionally bad decisions were made. But what if the decisions were actually commonplace among college administrations nationwide?
Former workers published a letter asserting that the 75 museum trustees are responsible for “the continued development of a white supremacist exhibition and collecting program.”
The announcement on Saturday came less than 24 hours after a petition launched calling for Gary Garrels’s resignation.
Nan Keeton, Deputy Director of External Relations, resigned weeks after the museum came under public scrutiny for censoring the comments of Taylor Brandon.
The University of California and campuses, including Berkeley, failed to comply with laws for returning stolen objects and remains, according to a new California auditor report.