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Don Marron’s Collection of Works on Paper to Go on View at Pace in Hamptons

August 11th, 2020

Part of the collection of late financier Don Marron, works on paper by Jasper Johns, Brice Marden and more, will go on sale at Pace Gallery’s Hamptons outpost this month. “The reason for this show is the same reason we are having the gallery here,” says Marc Glimcher. “To get people reengaged and in front of art again.”
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Philadelphia Museum of Art Employees Vote to Unionize

August 10th, 2020

The Philadelphia Museum of Art staff has voted to unionize. “We are all incredibly happy and excited to get to this point,” says organizer Nicole Cook. “It works out to an 89% victory, which feels really great. The win was very emphatic.”
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Met Lays Off 79 Employees

August 10th, 2020

The Met has laid off an additional 79 workers as the financial impact of COVID-19 continues to worsen.  “Our goal has always been to minimize the impact of the financial crisis for our staff,” reads an open letter from director Max Hollein and president/CEO Daniel Weiss. “Unfortunately, with staff salaries comprising around 65 percent of our annual budget, we are confronted by the difficult reality that reducing the size of our workforce and furloughing additional staff is the responsible next step to address our urgent financial challenges.”
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REFERENCE LIBRARY

Brooklyn Museum

200 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn, NY 11238
718.638.5000
Sunday 11am – 6pm
Monday and Tuesday Closed
Wednesday – Friday 10am – 5pm
Saturday 11am – 6pm
First Saturday of each month 11am – 11pm
Adults : $8
Students and Seniors (with ID) : $4
Members and children under 12 with adult : Free
*Suggested donations

Special pricing applies to school groups and adult group tours. Contact museum for further information.

The Brooklyn Museum houses a permanent collection that includes works that date back to ancient Egyptian. The 4th floor now houses the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, which currently features the long term installation The Dinner Party by Judy Chicago. Other contemporary artists featured are Louise Bourgeois, Kiki Smith, Cindy Sherman and Adrian Piper.

Recent and upcoming exhibitions of note:
Global Feminisms Remix
August 3, 2007 – February 3, 2008

Infinite Island: Contemporary Caribbean Art
August 31, 2007 – January 27, 2008