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posted by CAA — May 20, 2020

The managing horticulturist at the Met Cloisters, Marc Montefusco. Photo courtesy of Marc Montefusco, via artnet News

The Daily Call That 200 Arts Groups Hope Will Help Them Survive

“The calls have really been a lifeline. It’s been this remarkable, consistent day-to-day way to touch base with one another.” (New York Times)

Two Dozen Mayors From Across the US Are Urging Congress to Send Urgently Needed Funding for the Arts in Its Next Relief Package

Mayors from 22 cities sent a formal request to Congress last week. (artnet News)

How Coronavirus Is Impacting The Art World

“Creativity is the core of adaptability—our ability to acclimate to the new realities we face.” Listen to an interview with art historian, critic, and former CAA board member Jonathan Fineberg. (WBUR)

‘We’re Holding Down the Fort’: How Guards, Groundskeepers, and Collections Managers Across the US Are Doing Their Jobs in Shuttered Museums

Although institutions remain mostly closed to the public, there is still a lot of work to do on site. (artnet News)

Women’s Research Plummets during Lockdown, but Articles from Men Increase

“In April Dr. Elizabeth Hannon, deputy editor of the British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, noticed that the number of article submissions she was receiving from women had dropped dramatically. Not so from men.” (The Guardian)

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