As protesters take to the streets to oppose President Macron’s proposed retirement reforms, a number of art institutions have partially or fully closed.
Usually prepped to dole out exhibition information to museum art-goers, last night the workers had a 400-dollar a plate dinner to protest and pedestrians to inform.
Around 50 workers assembled to protest the foundation’s announcement that it would be laying off its visitor services staff and shuttering its doors to the public. These developments came only days after a group of employees made public their decision to unionize.
The Contemporary Art Fair of Chile has been postponed, galleries are temporarily shuttering, and an artist-led organization is crowdfunding for legal and medical aid for protesters.
The speed with which the Hong Kong demonstrators’ informative zines have been distributed, collected, and even exhibited internationally is remarkable. We spoke with ZineCoop, one of the groups behind the effort, to discuss why they are so powerful.
Residents in anguish over gender-based violence in Mexico City graffitied one of the capital’s most historic landmarks in an act of frustration against government officials.
As workers at one of the world’s most prestigious museums prepare for contract negotiations this week, dozens of workers participated in a museum-wide walkout.
Members of BP or not BP? and other collectives staged the “Fossil Free Mischief Festival” in front and in the lobby of the RSC’s Stratford-upon-Avon theater.
About 100 MoMA workers and their supporters rallied outside the Museum as donors and trustees arrived to draw attention to ongoing contract negotiations that are currently at an impasse.
Sales of the most prized works from the museum’s collection netted over $40 million, but more will hit the auction block if the institution pursues its goal of making $55 million.
Over 60 protesters from 20 community groups rallied at the Brooklyn Museum and the Brooklyn Botanic Garden demanding the beloved institutions play a role in safeguarding their local communities.
The protest, organized by Independent Workers Union of Great Britain, targeted financial firm Ernst & Young, a major sponsor of shows at Tate.