There is no end to the museum exodus

Higher salaries are a major reason why mid-level museum workers are leaving for commercial gallery jobs, but instability caused by the Covid pandemic is also a factor

Low wages leave US arts workers with few prospects

Survey of employees of cultural institutions in the country’s Berkshires region finds many need multiple jobs to stay afloat

'The prestigious places are the worst': low pay still dogs the art industry, despite optimistic salary survey

The art market salary report offers insights into salaried employment but the impact of low wages—and having children—in a time of rapid inflation are missing

Four years since companies in the UK began revealing salary data, the art world’s gender pay gap remains

Auction houses continue to show little sign of progress and lag behind public sector institutions

After thwarted art sales, Baltimore Museum of Art marshalls funding to promote diversity and equity

Institution announces $1.46m in gifts to finance goals such as pay increases for hourly workers and extended visiting hours

Guggenheim furloughs 92 employees in New York

Museum will also reduce salaries for those making over $80,000


Saving the art world’s self-employed amidst the coronavirus crisis

We explore the devastating effects of the pandemic on art communities and discuss the different support packages in the UK, Germany and the US. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793

Hosted by Ben Luke and Margaret Carrigan. with guest speaker Catherine Hickley. Produced by Julia Michalska, David Clack and Aimee Dawson

Don't be angry that Tate's 'Head of Coffee' gets £39,500—be mad that salaries in both hospitality and the arts aren't higher

The London museum's job advert has upset the art world but these industries should not be pitted against one another, says barista Celeste Wong

'Xavier Bray, end low pay!': Wallace Collection staff fight for London Living Wage

Museum is in discussion with trade union after 'final offer' 1.5% salary increase was deemed too low

Mission statements and paychecks: let's put our money where our mouths are

A call for concrete action on art world salaries

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MoMA defends director’s secret pay

Glenn Lowry received more than $5m through a separate trust which the New York museum's trustees argue was “legal and ethical”


MoMA’s secret fund for director

Trust payment “raises serious questions”