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Whitney Museum Lays Off 76 Employees

Monday, April 6th, 2020

New York – Rachel Harrison: “Life Hack” at the Whitney Museum Through January 12th, 2020

Thursday, January 9th, 2020

Whitney Museum Receives $1 Million Grant from Keith Haring Foundation

Saturday, November 23rd, 2019

David Breslin and Adrienne Edwards to Curate 2021 Whitney Biennial

Monday, October 7th, 2019

Whitney Breaks Ground on Monumental David Hammons Sculpture

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

Artist Nicholas Galanin on Pulling Work from Whitney Biennial

Wednesday, September 11th, 2019

Tiona Nekkia McClodden Wins Whitney’s Bucksbaum Award

Tuesday, September 10th, 2019

Forensic Architecture and Its Contributions to Whitney Biennial Profiled in Daily Beast

Friday, August 9th, 2019

Warren Kanders Resigns from Position as Vice Chair at Whitney

Thursday, July 25th, 2019

More Artists Withdraw from Whitney Biennial

Monday, July 22nd, 2019

Four Arts in Whitney Biennial Withdraw Work

Friday, July 19th, 2019

Artists and Curators Publish Piece Regarding Whitney Biennial Controversies

Thursday, July 18th, 2019

NYT Posts Map of Artists’ Homes from This Year’s Whitney Biennial and Those Past

Monday, July 8th, 2019

Donna De Salvo to Leave Whitney

Wednesday, June 19th, 2019

AO On-Site – New York: The 2019 Whitney Biennial, May 17–Sep 22, 2019

Monday, May 20th, 2019

Indigenous Womxn’s Collective Stages Protest at Whitney

Thursday, May 16th, 2019

NYT Spotlights Artists and Politics of Whitney Biennial

Friday, May 10th, 2019

Whitney Biennial Artists Call for Removal of Warren B. Kanders from Board

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

Whitney Launches Site Dedicated to Past Versions of Biennial

Monday, April 22nd, 2019

Whitney Museum Has Added 300 Works to Collection Over Last Six Months

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019

Academics Publish Open Letter Calling for Ouster of Whitney’s Board Vice-Chair Warren Kanders

Friday, April 5th, 2019

Decolonize This Place Launches Ambitious Protest at Whitney

Monday, March 25th, 2019

Joe Mantello and Stanley Whitney Sit Down in NYT Interview

Thursday, March 14th, 2019

Activist Group W.A.G.E. Calls on Whitney Biennial Participants to Demand Pay After Recent Museum Controversies

Thursday, January 24th, 2019
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Whitney Museum Lays Off 76 Employees

April 6th, 2020

The Whitney Museum has laid off 76 employees in response to budget pressure over COVID-19 related closures.  “These are painful difficult times,” said President Adam Weinberg. “I want you to know I am grateful to all of you for everything you have done.”
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NY Botanical Garden’s Yayoi Kusama Show Rescheduled to 2021

April 6th, 2020

The New York Botanical Garden has rescheduled its blockbuster show of works by Yayoi Kusama.  The show will now take place in 2021.
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The Met to Pay Staff Through May

March 31st, 2020

The Met will pay all employees through May, as coronavirus closures continue, the New York Times reports. “Our highest priority remains to support our staff as best we can in helping to keep everyone safe and as financially secure as possible,” says president and CEO Daniel Weiss. “We realize that this announcement of a four-week extension of full salary support does not provide enduring comfort, but at the moment it is the best we can do in a rapidly evolving situation.”
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