New York City’s Arts Institution Boards Remain Overwhelmingly White, Report Finds

August 25th, 2017

Thelma Golden, the Studio Museum in Harlem’s director and chief curator, via NYTA new report published shows that, despite the diversity of New York City’s neighborhoods, the museum boards for its many museums remain overwhelmingly white, the New York Times reports. “It’s not just who you hire,” Tom Finkelpearl, the commissioner of Cultural Affairs says. “Are people then actually involved in the decision making? Is it tokenism or is it something that’s fundamental? In what categories are people’s careers being nurtured and are people being included?”

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