According to the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, US museum staff have become more diverse — however, the margin of increase has been notably lower for people of color than women specifically.
The grant will help fund further development of Rhizome’s Webrecorder project, an open-source program that creates and shares archival copies of websites past and present.
On Tuesday, the Institute of International Education announced a three-year pilot program that will provide artists “who face persecution in their home countries” with fellowships at universities and art centers “in countries where they can safely continue their work.”
The art world, as those of us who participate in it know quite well, is exceedingly white. The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation is taking a stab at that problem with a new fellowship that seeks to diversify the curatorial field, specifically at major art institutions around the county.