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New York – Simone Leigh: “Loophole of Retreat” at The Guggenheim Museum Through October 27th, 2019

Friday, August 23rd, 2019

Guggenheim Receives Endowment from Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation

Friday, July 26th, 2019

Guggenheim Museum Workers Vote to Unionize

Friday, June 28th, 2019

Guggenheim Workers Attempting to Unionize

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

Guggenheim Abu Dhabi Aiming to Open in 2022

Thursday, April 25th, 2019

Hilma Af Klimt Show Becomes Guggenheim’s Most Visited Show in Its History

Monday, April 22nd, 2019

Guggenheim Fellowships Awarded 168 Scholars and Artists

Friday, April 12th, 2019

J. Tomilson Hill Joins Guggenheim Foundation Board

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019

Guggenheim Protests Target Ties to Sackler Family

Monday, February 11th, 2019

Guggenheim Deaccessions Zao Wou-Ki Painting

Tuesday, January 29th, 2019

New York – Hilma af Klint: “Paintings for the Future” at the Guggenheim Through April 23rd, 2019

Wednesday, January 9th, 2019

Guggenheim Returns Nazi-Looted Kirchner

Thursday, October 4th, 2018

Guggenheim to Provide Free Admission to CUNY Students

Wednesday, September 26th, 2018

New York – Alberto Giacometti at Guggenheim Museum Through September 12th, 2018

Monday, September 10th, 2018

New York – Danh Vo: “Take My Breath Away” at Guggenheim Through May 9th, 2018

Wednesday, April 4th, 2018

Guggenheim to Acquire Controversial Xu Bing Work Pulled from Past Show

Sunday, March 11th, 2018

Lawsuit Over Guggenheim Foundation Use of Venice Palazzo Dismissed

Saturday, March 10th, 2018

Guggenheim Denied Trump Request for Van Gogh Painting, Offered Gold Toilet Instead

Wednesday, January 31st, 2018

Guggenheim to Work with Rem Koolhaas on New Research Project

Sunday, December 3rd, 2017

Guggenheim Bilbao Launches Series of Events for 20th Anniversary

Sunday, October 15th, 2017

Guggenheim Director Comments on Pulled Artwork After Threats to Staff

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

Guggenheim Draws Additional Criticism Over Withdrawing Works

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

Guggenheim Pulls Works from Show Over Accusations of Animal Cruelty

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

New York – “Visionaries: Creating a Modern Guggenheim” at the Guggenheim Through September 6th, 2017

Friday, August 25th, 2017
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LACMA Fundraising for New Building Expansion has Stalled, LA Times Reports

November 14th, 2019

The LA Times has an exposé on the stalled funding for LACMA’s new expansion, noting ballooning costs and a drop off in donation pledges following an impressive start to its fundraising campaign. “I can’t say it strongly enough: It’s not a question of whether there’s money in L.A for such a project: There is,” says director Michael Govan. “The question is, will people decide that’s what they want to do with it.”
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Foundation Pledges $15 Million to Cultural Repatriation Efforts

November 14th, 2019

George Soros’s Open Society Foundations has pledged $15 million towards cultural repatriation efforts.  “The legacy of colonial violence has deep implications for the ways that racism and imbalances of power are perpetuated today,” says Patrick Gaspard, the president of the Open Society. “This isn’t just about returning pieces of art, but about restoring the very essence of these cultures.”
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Rio Art Museum May Close Over Funding Delays

November 14th, 2019

The Rio Art Museum may close after delays in funding by the city’s prefecture for payroll. The prefecture “has been working incessantly to circumvent Brazil’s crisis,” the Rio de Janeiro municipal secretariat of culture said in a statement, “which affected economic activities, and thus the collection for the municipal coffers, and resulted in high unemployment rates”.
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