The British government’s new “free speech champion,” Oliver Dowden, has threatened museums with funding cuts if they remove controversial statues.
The National Museum of American History is seeking first-person accounts for Stories of 2020, a time capsule about the whirlwind year.
Since the 1950s policing has presented itself as a “thin blue line” against disorder — a dog-whistle connecting the Civil Rights Movement to the mobility of Black people and white fears about the loss of a permanent, racialized social hierarchy.
Over 140 artists and celebrities contributed to Show Me the Signs, a live auction and exhibition at Blum & Poe in Los Angeles that benefits the #SayHerName Mothers Network.
As a field, we’ve waited far too long for these institutions to get on board. So now the call is for us: Black, Indigenous, and People of Color artists, leaders, and the organizations that serve us.
The organizations verified over 1,000 pieces of video evidence showing hundreds of attacks on civilians and journalists during this year’s demonstrations.
A group of approximately 70 Trump supporters marched from City Hall to the Museum of the American Indian in Lower Manhattan, where they unfurled banners and chanted “Back the Blue.”
The partnership with Signature African Art will present a two-part exhibition of work by artists reflecting on the African diaspora.
The bronze sculpture “Spirit of the Confederacy” was removed from Sam Houston Park in June and is now on display in the courtyard of the Houston Museum of African American Culture.
Sir Hans Sloane’s bust will be moved from prominent display to a secure cabinet alongside artifacts explaining his work in the context of the British empire.
The museum has faced widespread criticism after announcing an exhibition primarily featuring artworks purchased from Black Lives Matter and COVID-19 benefit sales.
Curator Cydnii Wilde Harris highlights some of her favorite works in the Black Lives Matter Video Essay Playlist.