The best way to diversify a museum’s collection is by any means necessary. But an easy way is to sell overvalued art and buy undervalued art. Or at least it would be easy, if the art world establishment permitted it. The art world euphemism for museums selling art is “deaccessioning.” According to the Association of […]
As the world moves rapidly toward irreversible and necessary change, art museum directors are talking about adapting their institutions to the times. But what if adaptation is not enough?
The new resolutions do not grant institutions permission to access restricted funding sources, but museums who choose to do so will not be penalized by AAMD.
Internships have largely remained outside the conversation about diversity and equality in museums. Economist Richard Reeves is bent on changing that.
“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.
While salaries rose by 3% in 2016, museum directors are making about nine times what security guards do, according to the Association of Art Museum Directors.
Museums in North America continue to be dependent on private philanthropy to expand their collections and mount shows.
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.
A new report released by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation takes a broader look at staff diversity in American art museums.
The average museumgoer in the US, Canada, and Mexico spends $7.93 during her visit (the average museumgoer must not be in New York City), while the museum spends $53.17 on her, according to the Association of Art Museum Directors.
Though incremental improvements have been made in recent decades, women remain substantially underrepresented at museums in North America, according to a new report commissioned by the Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD).