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The week in art news – striking Philadelphia Museum of Art workers reach contract agreement

A 19-day strike by workers at the Philadelphia Museum of Art has come to an end, with an agreement for a three-year contract reached between the museum and the PMA Union. Unionised workers returned to work on Monday (17 October), after 99 per cent had voted in favour of the contract. Negotiations have been ongoing  since 2019, with the PMA Union formed the following ...

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Philadelphia Museum of Art and Union Agree To Three-Year Contract After 19-Day Strike – ARTnews.com

The Philadelphia Museum of Art and the PMA Union, an affiliate of American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, District Council 47, reached a three-year agreement, union leaders and PMA museum director Sasha Suda announced Friday. The PMA’s board of trustees and the union’s executive committee approved the deal’s terms on Friday. The union’s 180-worker membership voted overwhelmingly in favor of the contract ...

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Philadelphia Museum of Art Museum and Union Reach Tentative Agreement After 19-Day Strike – ARTnews.com

The Philadelphia Museum of Art and the PMA Union, an affiliate of American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, District Council 47, reached a tentative three-year agreement, union leaders and PMA museum director Sasha Suda announced Friday. The PMA’s board of trustees and the union’s executive committee approved the deal’s terms on Friday. The union’s 180-worker membership will vote on the package Sunday. ...

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Union Members at the Philadelphia Museum of Art On Strike Indefinitely – ARTnews.com

Unionized staff at the Philadelphia Museum of Art voted overwhelmingly to strike Sunday and began an indefinite strike this Monday. The strike followed an initial one day warning strike in mid-September and 15 hours of negotiating over two days last week, PMA Union President Adam Rizzo told ARTnews Tuesday. “We were able to clear non-economic issues off the table and that was really encouraging. We ...

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Philadelphia Museum of Art Union Workers Hold a One-Day Warning Strike – ARTnews.com

Union members comprising staff of the Philadelphia Museum of Art (PMA) are striking today as a warning to museum management. The one-day only strike includes more than 150 workers across nearly all departments of the institution. This is the latest move amid a prolonged and contentious period of contract negotiations that began in October 2020 between the museum and its employees over health care, ...

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Philadelphia Museum Workers Vote to Strike After Labor Complaint – ARTnews.com

Unionized workers at the Philadelphia Museum of Art voted Tuesday to authorize a strike amid what they described as fraying relations with leadership during a protracted period of contract negotiations. The vote came just days after the union filed an unfair labor practice charge with the National Labor Relations Board, which could investigate the museum. The workers claimed that the museum’s leadership had engaged ...

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Jayson Musson serves up satire and nostalgia in Philadelphia exhibition

The Philadelphia-based artist Jayson Musson’s exhibition His History of Art at the Fabric Workshop and Museum in Philadelphia blends the nostalgic familiarity of situational comedies (sitcoms) with a crash course in art history—yet through the artist’s satirical take on the pillars of the canon.In the show’s namesake three-channel video installation, the raucous puppet protagonist Ollie sits down with Musson’s alter-ego Jay to argue about ...

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Philadelphia Museum of Art Acquires Room Designed by Siah Armajani – ARTnews.com

The Philadelphia Museum of Art has acquired a Siah Armajani–designed lecture room from the Fleisher Art Memorial, a community center and art school in the city. Titled the Louis Kahn Lecture Room, the space was designed by Armajani and commissioned as a gift for the Fleisher from the Association of Public Art in 1982. “Siah Armajani’s legacy is much treasured and beloved at the ...

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Art Industry News: An International Three-Museum Matisse Extravaganza Will Kick Off in Philadelphia This Fall + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know on this Thursday, April 14. NEED TO READ Kerry James Marshall Painting Will Be Sold to Fund Genomics Research – On May 19, Sotheby’s will offer up Kerry James Marshall’s painting Beauty Examined for an estimated $8 million to $12 ...

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