Eike Schmidt, who has led the museum since 2015, said that “devotional art was not born as a work of art but for a religious purpose.”
If you’ve been on social media this week, you’ve likely seen growing calls to defund the police. Here are a few resources for understanding the very urgent need to reexamine and shift the role police play in our society.
The unrestricted funds will be released by granting initiative Critical Minded and sponsored by Allied Media Projects.
The museum announced it would stop working with the MPD until it “implements meaningful change,” including “demilitarizing training programs, holding officers accountable for the use of excessive force, and treating communities of color with dignity and respect.”
The first session of Gas Gallery’s Care Practice: Recipes for Resilience will take inspiration from Audre Lorde to consider “how we can each better use our influence and voice.”
From the 2019 Chicago election to the everyday life of the mayor of Ramallah, Hot Docs offers a robust online program this year.
LGBTQ Pride month is now. Every day in June, we are celebrating the community by featuring one queer art worker and asking them to reflect on what this moment means to them.