Wonder Woman’s use of her ancestor’s objects as they were intended (despite bits of metal feathers breaking off, alert the museum’s conservators!) offers a vision of why museums should exist and continue to keep all these things.
Citing “draconian austerity measures” and the precarious situation of many cultural workers across Mexico, the International Committee for Museums and Collections of Modern Art is urging the government to take immediate steps to preserve its museums.
A report released by Upstart Co-Lab outlines how institutions can align their investments with their missions.
The Pérez Art Museum Miami says it has a responsibility to remain nonpartisan, per official guidelines on election advocacy released by the American Alliance of Museums.
The Art Museum Futures Fund will award between $600,000 to $5.5 million to 12 mid-sized institutions across the nation, including the Brooklyn Museum and El Museo del Barrio.
Plan your visit to see art in person again with our growing list of reopening dates at major New York City institutions.
Institutions will be allowed to welcome visitors at 25% capacity, and they must enforce face coverings, among other safety measures.
In researching three Indiana institutions, it is clear that the lockdown has exacerbated trends in the museum field such as a lack of relevance to the general public and increasing reliance on private philanthropy.
The results of the examination, shared with staff in an online meeting on Tuesday, July 28, paint a grim picture that implicates all levels of the museum’s leadership.
A survey of 760 museum directors warns that the impact of COVID-19 on the cultural sector could shutter 12,000 institutions permanently.
Current and former staff of the Getty Museum, the Getty Trust, and the Getty Research Institute were among hundreds of signatories accusing the museum of racial insensitivity and bias.
The governor cited the federal government’s inaction, the virus’s spread in other states, and the possibility of a second wave as reasons to hold off on opening certain businesses as the city enters Phase IV.