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Philadelphia Museum of Art Workers Unionize, With 89% Majority Vote

The Philadelphia Museum of Art (photo by via Shinya Suzuki via Flickr)

Workers at the Philadelphia Museum of Art (PMA) have voted to unionize, with an 89% majority of votes in favor. The PMA Union will be affiliated with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees District Council 47 (AFSCME DC 47), becoming one of the largest unionized museum workforces in the country.

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Artist Spotlight: Kseniya Galper

A selection of work by Boston-based painter and illustrator Kseniya Galper.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kseniya Galper on Instagram

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Ravenous Frogs and Surprised Bears Form an Adorably Expressive Ensemble of Ceramic Creatures

All images © Helen Burgess, shared with permission

Helen Burgess, who works under the moniker nosey mungo, crafts a playful troupe of characters with endlessly diverse expressions: there’s a flock of startled chickens, a bulging rain frog sporting a dramatic frown, and a whale duo grinning with contentment.

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35 Beach Crafts & Coastal DIY Wall Art

29 Beach Crafts: Coastal DIY Wall Art

The walls in my home are decorated with countless beach crafts I’ve made over the last several years. My bathroom, living room and even my kitchen have a coastal feel, I just love the calming colors that go along with this decorating scheme! 

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Metropolitan Museum Isssues Second Round of Layoffs and Furloughs, Reducing Staff by 20%

The Metropolitan Museum (photo via Sagie/Flickr)

A mere few weeks ahead of its planned August 29 reopening, the Metropolitan Museum of Art has furloughed and laid off hundreds of staffers. Today, August 5, 79 workers were laid off, 181 were furloughed, and 93 workers accepted voluntary retirement.

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