Both museums received Paycheck Protection Program loans in the millions.
“This is the mountain that New Yorkers climbed,” Cuomo said of the styrofoam sculpture, which people have likened to Jabba the Hutt.
The New York Times reported that the major New York institution plans to reopen August 29, but the museum has yet to issue an official statement.
Future visitors to Magazzino Italian Art in Hudson Valley will be expected to do more than frequent hand sanitizer stations.
Released jointly, two studies by UNESCO and the International Council of Museums (ICOM) also say that nearly 90% of the world’s 95,000 museums have temporarily closed during the pandemic.
The Met, which is known as a bellwether for decision-making in the museum world, has also canceled all tours, talks, concerts, and events through 2020.
Ariella Azoulay, Shepard Fairey, Antony Gormley, and Tai Shani are among the growing number of artists, filmmakers, musicians, and writers calling for international pressure to impose an embargo and lift the siege of Gaza.
A Chinese news agency released a propagandistic cartoon to herald its success at combating the coronavirus — that is admittedly entertaining.
The $100 limited-edition coin features imagery of the microscopic virus and a presidential podium, surrounded by Trumpian slogans.
According to a document by the group Indebted Cultural Workers, MoMA director Glenn Lowry takes home about 48 times the salary of an education assistant at the museum.
Museums in the United States remain shuttered, but museums in Germany have begun to cautiously open their doors, and museums in Hong Kong were forced to close for a second time due to a second wave.
Thin as one-thousandth the width of an eyelash, the malign virus appears to us in magnified images as a round glob of genetic material surrounded by a beady shell. The so-called crowns (corona in Latin) on its surface are its means of destruction.