Survey finds that 43% of people in US museums field have lost income because of the pandemic
Financial impact is particularly severe for independent contractors, and the average toll on mental health appears serious
Freelance workers are the backbone of the art world—but how are they expected to survive on a pittance?
If culture is to recover from the pandemic, the sector must value the self-employed more so that the next generation—of all backgrounds—can afford to live a creative life
You’re fired! Art workers who have lost jobs report poor treatment by employers—and junior staff are most vulnerable
Some gallery and museum staff say they feel pressure to go into the workplace when they fear it is unsafe, while tough non-compete clauses can limit future employment options
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London's Southbank Centre rehires 40 workers who lost their jobs in the wake of Covid-19
Staff who have been made redundant are being recruited again following extension of furlough job retention scheme by UK government
Will UK government furlough extension make museums rethink redundancy plans?
Petition launched calling for Southbank Centre staff to be reinstated in light of Chancellor’s announcement while Royal Academy confirms coronavirus funding snub
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Art Fund's new student pass scheme offers 500 paid jobs in culture sector
UK non-profit's plan may draw in young crowds which are a target demographic for museums
Programme of paid internships aims to make US museum staff more diverse
Association of Art Museum Directors launches scheme to provide undergraduate students from minority backgrounds with hands-on experience
New initiative aims to increase social mobility and diversity in the art industry
Easel will offer careers information, a mentorship programme and a grant scheme to subsidise low wages in entry level roles