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Brooklyn Museum lays off 29 employees; A new museum fires 18

The New Museum in New York (author photo for Hyperallergic) Last week, two major New York art museums, the Brooklyn Museum and the New Museum, announced further layoffs. Both museums received Paycheque Protection Program (PPP) loans in the millions. On June 29, the Brooklyn Museum, which received a $ 4.5 million PPP loan according to […]

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$ 267 million in federal COVID-19 loans expected to save 39,000 local jobs

At the Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention, hands-on interactions were key to helping local children connect to science in the pre-COVID-19 era. So the museum had to get creative if it wanted to be able to keep 31 full-time employees on the payroll and reopen after a mandatory closure in April. “We were trying […]

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Petition calls on Dali museum to rehire former employees

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida – A change.org petition that nearly hit its mark on Wednesday demands that the Dali rehire former employees who were made redundant after the St. Petersburg museum received a federal loan from the Paycheck Protection Program. What would you like to know The petition has several hundred signatures He accuses the museum […]

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Museums and galleries receive millions of PPP loans; The ICE regulation targets students

La Jornada Pantry and Together We Can Community Resource Center Inc at the Queens Museum (courtesy Queens Museum) Week in Review is a weekly collection of news, developments and emotions in the art world. Subscribe to receive these messages in the form of a weekly newsletter. Tens of millions of dollars in PPP loans have […]

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Tampa Bay museums talk about PPP loans, time off and reopening plans

Tampa Bay museums have responded in various ways to the statewide shutdown of the coronavirus and its subsequent reopening. As we reported last weekAlthough museums are included in the first phase of Governor Ron DeSantis’ plan to reopen Florida, many local museums are still closed. But some have made plans to open their doors. On […]

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Peabody Essex Museum to lay off 15% of staff

The Peabody Museum Essex announcement As of Wednesday, June 17, 15% of its staff in all departments (38 of 260) were made redundant, effective immediately, and all employees earning more than $ 110,000 suffered pay cuts ranging from 10 to 25%. These are the first cuts the museum has made since the start of the […]