The American Alliance of Museums’s sanction comes after the FBI raided the museum and seized 25 disputed paintings.
Scholars stepped down collectively from the American Alliance of Museums’s Museum Studies Professional Network, citing infringement of their academic freedom.
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.
The measure will go into effect in November and it is a victory for the grassroots organizations that have long called for salary transparency in the museum sector.
Let’s be honest: On a best bathrooms list, no one wants to be number two.
But only 15% of the more than 700 museums surveyed said they would work to decrease the gap between the highest paid and lowest paid workers.
Half of surveyed museum staff reported a heavier workload since the start of the pandemic.
The most astounding result of our research was discovering how few museums had complied with the American Alliance of Museums’ simplest requirement: having a public collections policy.
The American Alliance of Museums’s newly updated “Guide to Election Year Activities” outlines what institutions can and can’t do in the lead-up to the presidential election.
Laura Lott, president and CEO of the organization, criticized the administration’s decision to forego a new relief package until after the election.
A survey of 760 museum directors warns that the impact of COVID-19 on the cultural sector could shutter 12,000 institutions permanently.
“Nationwide, our museums are losing at least $33 million a day due to closures as a result of COVID-19,” explains a letter to House and Senate Leaders by museum association leaders.