At the New York Historical Society, Hope Wanted: New York City Under Quarantine points to both the grave challenges faced by New Yorkers, and their strength.
Queens Museum Hosts Food Pantry to Help NYC Borough at Epicenter of COVID-19 Crisis
Every Wednesday since June 17, the Queens Museum has hosted a food pantry designed to serve 1,000 families weekly, distributing a week’s worth of fresh and nonperishable food items.
The Last Tourist in Assisi
A writer reflects on Giotto, St. Francis, and what it means to have faith amid a pandemic.
Learning to Draw From a Middle School Art Teacher’s YouTube Tutorials
After making YouTube art tutorials for five years, Jescia Hopper is now streaming live “Quarantine Editions” of her tutorials, making paintings with materials like instant coffee and ketchup.
The Internet Is Restaging Famous Paintings While Museums Are Closed
The Getty, Metropolitan Museum, and Rijksmuseum have challenged their followers to creatively recreate famous works in their collections.
What the $2 Trillion Stimulus Means for the Arts, Struggling to Stay Afloat
While leading museum associations petitioned Congress for $4 billion to buoy nonprofit museums, today Trump signed the controversial stimulus bill, promising the NEA and NEH a respective $75 million.
Art Students Demand University Accountability and Reimbursements During Pandemic
Students at some of the most renowned art universities in the country, including the Rhode Island School of Design, Yale, and NYU Tisch, are sounding alarm bells about their schools’ handling of the COVID-19 crisis.
Art World Rallies to Gather Medical Supplies for COVID-19 Healthcare Workers
From individual artists to museums and fashion houses, art workers are stepping up to help out the US’s overwhelmed medical workers.
Guggenheim Museum “On-Call” Employees Demand to Be Paid for Scheduled Work
Freelance workers are asking to be paid for work scheduled prior to the outbreak of the coronavirus.
Teaching Art From a Distance Could Have Benefits
Faced with adversity, I have learned to keep moving forward. As an Iranian-American, having interruptions to my education has been more the norm than the exception.
#CongressSaveCulture: Metropolitan Museum Advocates $4B in Funding for Museums
Thousands have signed the museum’s petition asking Congress to dedicate part of its potential $2 trillion stimulus package to museums.
A Cultural Tradition in Spain Has Become a Symbol of Strength During Coronavirus Pandemic
A monumental sculpture of a meditating woman produced for Valencia’s Fallas festival was partially incinerated even after the event was canceled.