Since Kimberli Meyer was controversially fired from the University Art Museum, students have penned letters, staged a silent protest, and created artworks in response.
After a Director Is Fired and a Work of Art Paused, We Must Demand Social Justice
Controversy swirling around the firing of Kimberli Meyer and the pausing of a major work of art is currently distracting us from the conversation we need to have about art and social justice.
Union at Cal State Long Beach Leaks Email from Fired Museum Director, Revealing Divisive Perspectives
The email, which the union cites as an example of Kimberli Meyer’s “problematic management,” discusses how the museum should address visitors to an exhibition on police violence.
Forum at Cal State Long Beach Provides Few Answers on Museum Director’s Firing
In an attempt to provide some clarity, the university held a question-and-answer session for students and faculty earlier this week.
A Curator Reflects on Exhibiting Police Violence in University Art Museums
The recent “pause” on American Monument at CSU Long Beach, evoked another exhibition about police violence that took place almost two decades ago at another university art museum.
After Museum Director Is Fired, Artist Shuts Down Her Exhibition on Police Brutality [UPDATED]
The museum’s director Kimberli Meyer was fired days before the exhibition opened, a project that she had helped to spearhead.