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Some Headway in Efforts to Diversify the Staffs of American Art Museums

Some Headway in Efforts to Diversify the Staffs of American Art Museums

Over the past several years, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has funded several initiatives to increase diversity within American art museum staffs. These efforts have begun to pay off. A recent survey found that the percentage of African-American curators across the country doubled from 2 percent in 2015 to 4 percent in 2018.