Protesters splashed paint on the entryway of the Museum of Modern Art in Midtown, Manhattan.
Strike MoMA “Phase 2” Starts off Small With Activist-led Teach-in
Passersby joined the small gathering of activists and allies, surprised to learn about the connection between MoMA trustees and global politics.
Strike MoMA Announces “Phase 2” of Protests
The protest relaunch will kick off a week of activities and organizing leading up to a city-wide action on September 17 under the slogan “Globalize the Intifada.”
Someone Spray-painted a Museum of Modern Art Entrance
A video shows the museum’s glass facade and revolving doors splashed with white and green paint.
Hundreds March Through Midtown for Final Week of “Strike MoMA”
Activists unfurled a “Strike MoMA” banner at a courtyard in the museum and projected protest messages on the museum’s facade after dark.
Exhibiting MoMA Artist Withdraws From Museum Events in Solidarity With Protesters
Gabrielle L’Hirondelle Hill is the first MoMA artist to withdraw from activities at the museum since the weekly Strike MoMA protests began on April 9.
Artists Nominate MoMA as an “At-Risk Cultural Heritage Site”
In its application, the group denounced several MoMA board members for their connections to “gentrification and displacement,” “extractivism and environmental degradation,” and more.
“Washing Their Hands With Our Blood”: Activists on MoMA Trustee’s Dominican Republic Gold Mine
Hyperallergic accompanied two protesters on their journey from Queens to Manhattan’s Museum of Modern Art, for an insider view of participating in a #StrikeMoMA action.
300+ Activists Blockade Entrance of MoMA, Condemning Ties to Violence Against Palestinians
Earlier today, the coalition of activists published an open letter highlighting the various connections of several MoMA trustees to Israeli violence against Palestinians.
Angela Davis, Fred Moten, and 250+ Artists Sign Letter Condemning MoMA’s Ties to Violence Against Palestinians
The letter charges MoMA trustees including Steven Tananbaum, Leon Black, and Paula Crown with being “directly involved with support for Israel’s apartheid rule.”
“Strike MoMA” Protest Attracts 300+, NYPD Tackles and Arrests Protester Who Waved Palestinian Flag
The museum also confirmed that five activists from the “Strike MoMA” campaign have been permanently banned from its premises.
“Strike MoMA” Shines Spotlight on Trustee’s Connection to Toxic Gold Mine
Activists condemned Gustavo Cisneros, husband to trustee Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, for his connections to mining in the Dominican Republic.