covid-19

How We Keep Museums Clean—Now and Forever

April 15, 2021 By Michael Lee It has been over a year since the Grey Art Gallery closed its doors amidst the pandemic. Visitors have turned to the Grey’s website to explore past exhibitions, learn about the NYU Art Collection, and watch virtual programs. During the pandemic, the Grey has remained closed, serving as a […]

Watch<br>Behind the Scenes at the Grey: Cultivating Talent at NYU’s Grey Art Gallery, from Graduate Curatorial Assistants to Art World Luminaries

 Behind the Scenes at the Grey: Cultivating Talent at NYU’s Grey Art Gallery, from Graduate Curatorial Assistants to Art World Luminaries Organized by NYU Alumni Association and Grey Art Gallery Original program date: November 12, 2020 Graduate Curatorial Assistants play an essential role in the life of NYU’s Grey Art Gallery. Selected each year […]

Watch<br>Engaging Art: Lynn Gumpert In Conversation with Roslyn Bernstein, PhD

Engaging Art Lynn Gumpert In Conversation with Roslyn Bernstein, PhD Organized by Grey Art Gallery, NYU Original program date: October 19, 2020 Join Roslyn Bernstein (GSAS ’67, ’74), art critic, professor of art journalism, and author of the just-released Engaging Art: Essays and Interviews from Around the Globe, and Lynn Gumpert, director of NYU’s Grey Art Gallery, […]

Watch<br>Resilient Antibodies: Creative Responses to COVID 19

Resilient Antibodies: Creative Responses to COVID 19 Co-organized by NYU’s Department of Art & Public Policy (TSOA) and Grey Art Gallery Original program date: November 10, 2020 Art communities began responding almost immediately to COVID-19, mobilizing everything from zines to exhibitions, online performances, and street photography. This panel will explore early curatorial, photographic, and grassroots collective responses […]

Gaming the Field: The Ever-Evolving Relationship Between Museums and Video Games

December 3, 2020 By Monica Marchese Intersections between video games and museums have become more widespread in the past five years. From video games displayed in museums to museums embedded in video games, these intersections all center on the goal of making art more inclusive and accessible. One of the main sticking points for traditional […]

Social Media at the Grey Art Gallery During the Time of COVID-19

November 19, 2020 By Monica Marchese In today’s fast-paced, social media-saturated world, hashtags are a vital part of communicating and disseminating ideas quickly and effectively. Since the birth of Twitter in 2006, hashtags have emerged as the number one way to link content and highlight key subjects in social media and blog posts. Hashtag traffic […]

Watch<br>Behind the Scenes at the Grey<br>Joseph Burwell and Reuben Lorch-Miller in Conversation with Lynn Gumpert

Behind the Scenes at the Grey Joseph Burwell and Reuben Lorch-Miller in Conversation with Lynn Gumpert Organized by Grey Art Gallery, NYU Original program date: October 13, 2020 Artists Joseph Burwell and Reuben Lorch-Miller join Lynn Gumpert, director of NYU’s Grey Art Gallery, for a wide-ranging conversation focusing on their multimedia works—which range from painting, sculpture, and printmaking to installation. […]

Museums and Social Media in the Time of COVID-19

October 28, 2020 By Monica Marchese Social media is a powerful tool, one that museums are increasingly learning to exploit. Now more than ever, museums are moving to expand their online presences. While museums mainly use Instagram and Facebook—to promote their exhibitions and programs, to share object and installation images, and to provide practical information […]