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National Gallery of Art Closes Due to Shutdown

Thursday, January 3rd, 2019

New York Museums Cease Use of Saudi Funds for Programs

Friday, October 19th, 2018

New York – 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair at Pioneer Works Through May 6th, 2018

Monday, May 7th, 2018

Bloomberg Philanthropies Launching Call for Public Art Proposals

Friday, February 16th, 2018

Michigan’s ArtPrize Event Contends with Historical Ties to DeVos Family

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

NEA Sees Budget Increase in Bipartisan Spending Bill

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

World Trade Center Performing Arts Center Construction Faces Funding Challenges

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

Whitney Director Adam Weinberg Issues Statement on N.E.A. Funding

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

Proposed Trump Budget Eliminates Funding to N.E.A.

Friday, March 17th, 2017

Failure to Buy Pontormo Prompts Calls to Reform UK Art Export Rules

Saturday, February 18th, 2017

Arts Education Funding Expanding Under de Blasio Administration, Report Finds

Sunday, December 18th, 2016

Casey Fremont to Take on Full Management of Art Production Fund

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

Protestors Block Streets Outside SAIC Over Education Funding

Thursday, October 27th, 2016

Israeli Arts and Institutions File Lawsuit Against Government

Thursday, September 1st, 2016

Dieric Bouts Painting Stays in UK After Funding Help from UK Lotter

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

Hans Ulrich Obrist and Yongwoo Lee’s Shanghai Project Struggles After Funding, Scheduling Issues

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

Martin Creed to Open First U.S. Retrospective at Park Ave Armory

Thursday, March 24th, 2016

William Kentridge Launching Kickstarter to Fund Tiber River Installation

Thursday, March 3rd, 2016

Rotterdam Museum Embracing Public Art Storage Strategy

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

San Francisco’s Public Art Tax Sees City Scrutiny

Thursday, November 19th, 2015

Melissa Chiu Making Huge Fundraising Gains at Hirshhorn

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

German Artists in Venice Protest Greek Austerity Measures

Friday, July 17th, 2015

AO On-Site: Art Basel at Messe Basel, June 18th-21st, 2015

Thursday, June 18th, 2015

Alex Katz Creates Designs for Art Production Fund and Barney’s Fundraiser

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015
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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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