The Association of Art Museum Directors announced a shift in its longstanding policy, which restricted the use of funds from sales of art to new acquisitions only.
Ten North American Museums to Offer 12-Week $6,300 Paid Internships
Museums in Austin, Louisville, Madison, Montreal, New Orleans, Tampa, and elsewhere will be joining the program, now in its third year.
Salary Survey Shows Widening Income Disparities at US Museums
The recent survey by the Association of Art Museum Directors demonstrates a wide income gap between top officials and other workers.
The Growing Tide Against Unpaid Internships
Internships have largely remained outside the conversation about diversity and equality in museums. Economist Richard Reeves is bent on changing that.
The Association of Art Museum Directors Calls on Museums to Provide Paid Internships
“By failing to pay interns, we ensure that these experiences are only really accessible to those who already financially secure,” said Jill Medvedow, ICA Boston’s director and co-author of the resolution.
Art Museums Increasingly Dependent on Private Wealth, Study Affirms
Museums in North America continue to be dependent on private philanthropy to expand their collections and mount shows.
New Guidelines Help Museums Safeguard Works Threatened by War and Disaster
The Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD) released a list of protocols for museums to help protect artworks or archaeological objects that are currently at risk of destruction.