As a class, we spent a semester talking about museums without being able to visit a single one. Could this inability allow us to imagine different kinds of museums?
The revolutionary imagery of its toppling has been replaced in public consciousness with a picture of its rigidly horizontal body in the museum.
Despite the British Museum’s active participation in work towards restitution, the current display and captioning fail to be forthright or responsible.
Northstar was a disjointed golem of communal trauma, carrying the weight of 40 years of contradictory stereotypes.
Juneteenth being a federal holiday and anti-racist pledges of allegiance ain’t gonna cut it anymore.
There is a dissonance between institutional support for public programs for older adults and a lack of recognition of ageism within the museum workplace.
Generations of Italians are stuck in precariato (‘precarious work’), unable to work year-round, start a family, or buy or even just rent a flat of their own.
Although major museums worldwide are taking on TikTok, it’s the less-renowned museums that are winning big.
The O-1 visa application that demands documents, testimonials, and cash is a kind of gatekeeping that determines whether one is considered an artist at all.
The location of Maya Lin’s “Ghost Forest” next to the Flatiron building evokes for me, a Filipina American, the legacy of the architect Daniel Burnham.
Why have works of net-based protest art been largely forgotten, and is there any merit in dusting them off today?
When I worked as a security guard at the Toledo Museum of Art there was no mechanism by which the frontline staff could help shape the museum’s content.