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.
Following President Trump’s executive order limiting travel from seven Muslim-majority countries, cultural groups and organizations have issued statements against the ban.
This year’s AAM (American Alliance of Museums) conference, organized under the theme “Power, Influence, and Responsibility,” made a significant effort to meaningfully engage with issues of diversity and the inclusion of historically underrepresented populations.
The Center for the Future of Museums recently released the 2016 edition of TrendsWatch, its annual report highlighting global trends museums should consider as they move forward to better respond to society’s behaviors and needs.
A new report released by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation takes a broader look at staff diversity in American art museums.
A new report on the restitution of Holocaust-era artworks condemns a number of US museums for failing to resolve claims straightforwardly and instead resorting to legal maneuvers to have them dismissed.
A new report from the Center for the Future of Museums identifies six trends that will shape the ways institutions do business, engage viewers, handle their collections, and renovate their buildings in the years and decades to come.