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Steve Locke Withdraws Proposal for Slave Auction Block Memorial in Boston

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 16:04

Following opposition from the NAACP's Boston chapter, Locke is looking for other historical sites to install the piece. Read More

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Tate Declares ‘Climate Emergency,’ Plans to Significantly Reduce Carbon Footprint

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 13:24

"We will interrogate our systems, our values and our programmes, and look for ways to become more adaptive and responsible," the museum's directors said. Read More

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Sackler Name Removed from Louvre Wing: Report

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 09:53

The circumstances surrounding the removal are hazy. Read More

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Yayoi Kusama ‘Infinity Mirror Room’ Will Alight in Connecticut This Fall

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 16:49

The Westport Arts Center will host the work, beginning in September. Read More

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Long March Space, Heavyweight Beijing Gallery, to Stop Participating in Fairs

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 15:47

The gallery had previously been a regular at fairs such as Art Basel, Frieze London, and Art021. Read More

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Institute of Contemporary Art in Richmond, Virginia to Lay Off 20 Percent of Full-Time Staff

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 13:17

The museum's executive director, Dominic Willsdon, said it would create new positions to replace the ones eliminated. Read More

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Rothko Chapel Receives $2 M. Grant for Renovation Capital Campaign

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 11:24

The capital campaign, titled 'Opening Spaces,' will fund the remodeling of the chapel's skylights, lighting design, and entryway. Read More

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Culture Workers, Just Say No to All Unpaid Internships

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 10:55

Michelle Miller Fisher and the group Art + Museums Transparency call on institutions to stop offering such programs. Read More

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Novelist Ahdaf Soueif Resigns from British Museum’s Board, Citing BP Funding, Labor Issues, More

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 17:41

The decision comes in the wake of the museum's director saying it would not cut its ties with the oil giant. Read More

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