Daniel H. Weiss

‘Shameful vandalism and desecration’ : Met leaders condemn right-wing crowd's assault on US Capitol

Museum joins other institutions in assailing protestors' rampage and hate-inspiring imagery as a threat to democracy and equality


The end of the blockbuster? Museums in a post-pandemic world

Plus, Turner Prize-winning artist Mark Wallinger explores Jackson Pollock’s Autumn Rhythm (Number 30). Produced in association with Christie's

Hosted by Ben Luke. Produced by Julia Michalska, David Clack and Aimee Dawson

Met lays off 81 staff members in response to projected budget shortfall

Cuts affect employees in visitor services and retail departments, and more job losses are expected

Met anticipates a $100m shortfall and remaining closed until July—and smaller museums in the US could be hurt even more by pandemic

“Everyone is really whipsawed,” says the New York institution’s president Daniel Weiss, who expects staff reductions

Led by Metropolitan Museum of Art, a flurry of US museums say they are shutting down because of coronavirus

Institutions in New York, Boston and Washington underline the need to control the spread of Covid-19

Met plans to leave Breuer building, making way for the Frick

The Brutalist structure will house Frick’s historic collection during expansion of its 70th Street home