Artist and data journalist Mona Chalabi creates engaging illustrations on Instagram about staying safe during the pandemic.
In the Time of Social Distance, Galleries Go Digital
As galleries transfer programming online due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve noted exhibitions worth checking out.
With Viral Petition, NYC Galleries Appeal for COVID-19 Aid From City
“If no action is taken, these businesses will not survive and many artists and art workers will be left without a system of support,” explains the petition spearheaded by New Dealers Alliance (NADA).
As the Art World Shuts Down Over COVID-19, Uncertainty Plagues Hourly Workers
Part-time and freelance cultural workers are asking themselves the same question: will we be paid?
American Alliance of Museums Asks Congress to Allot $4B for Nonprofit Museums
“Nationwide, our museums are losing at least $33 million a day due to closures as a result of COVID-19,” explains a letter to House and Senate Leaders by museum association leaders.
Dozens of Museums and Libraries Offer Free Downloadable Coloring Books
Since 2016, the New York Academy of Medicine invited libraries, archives, and cultural institutions to provide free coloring pages based on their collections.
Though NY Public Library Is Closed, You Can Now Access Its Research Databases Online
NYPL has made several of its most popular research databases, previously only available for use at its 92 locations, accessible to all library cardholders remotely during its closure.
Curators Impacted by COVID-19 Can Apply for This Emergency Grant
The Kinkade Family Foundation grants will award up to $5,000 for “unexpected emergencies related to the COVID-19 epidemic.”
Amid Lockdown, Optimistic Photos Show Dolphins and Swans Return to Venice
Images from the city show lucid canals and the unprecedented return of wildlife to the city’s waters as gondola traffic has been brought to a halt.
What Hyperallergic Is Reading Right Now
Hyperallergic staff are all working from home these days and we thought we’d share what we’ve been reading in our private moments offline.
Teaching Art Online Under COVID-19
As we individually scramble to stock our pantries and secure our loved ones, we are also figuring out how on earth to switch our hands-on teaching of studio-based art to virtual platforms.
2,500 Museums You Can Now Visit Virtually
If you’re feeling hungry for art while you’re stranded at home, here are our 12 selections out of 2,500 world-class museums and galleries that are now offering virtual tours and online collections.