The PMA Union will become one of the largest unionized museum workforces in the country.
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.
News of the election follows PMA’s announcement that it would cut over 20% of its workforce via furloughs and voluntary separation agreements.
Employees tell the Philadelphia Inquirer that James A. Cincotta would hit, slap, punch, pinch, and shove his colleagues to the point of bruising and tears, as well as denigrate them verbally, often in public.
Over 300 former and current PMA employees signed a petition saying the recent sexual misconduct allegations against Joshua Helmer, the museum’s former assistant director of interpretation, “barely scratch the surface.”
Designs for Different Futures, currently on exhibit at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, disappointingly offers more favoring of today’s ableism in disabled people’s futures.
The organization will host various events that include the Craft Capital exhibition series, a symposium, hands-on activities, tours, and much more.
Horace Pippin was a self-taught artist out of necessity, as the society in which he lived had shut most of its doors on him.
David Lebe has often relied on alternative photographic processes to create powerful depictions of queer bodies.
Initially uninterested in boxing, Fink became hooked on exploring this world of grand ambitions and human vanity.
There is something neurologically thrilling about viewing Von Rydingsvard’s work.
Jean Shin: Collections is a great introduction to the artist for those who do not know her work, but encounters the pitfalls of recontextualizing public art within museum settings.