The museum’s commitment to diversity in exhibitions rings hollow to workers who say they are not receiving a fair wage.
The three-year collective bargaining agreement represents the museum’s art handlers and facilities staff: 22 full-time employees and 145 on-call staff.
Hyperallergic has an exclusive video produced by the Guggenheim Union about its rally at the museum’s reopening.
Upon their first return to the museum after its six-month closure, Guggenheim members were welcomed by a digital screen reading pro-union messages.
The artist-activist groups Artists for Workers and the Illuminator organized the projections in solidarity with the Guggenheim’s unionized workers and workers of Guggenheim Abu Dhabi.