After centuries of exclusion, there has recently been a rallying call across the United States for accountability in many institutions, encouraging efforts towards racial equity and inclusivity. Educating the public about these issues has also brought to light the barriers to access in the museum terrain for Latinx art. It’s important to remember that Latinx Art is American Art, yet Latinx artists and art are severely underrepresented in galleries and museums throughout the country.
On October 1, three new statues went up in New York City’s Union Square.
Did you know 70% of the world's population does not have access to an electric washing machine?
The U.S. celebrates Indigenous Peoples’ Day on October 11 of every year. This day is one to honor Native people; it recognizes their resilience and contributions to American society throughout history—despite being displaced, forced to assimilate, and decimated after Christopher Columbus and other Europeans colonized North America. It corrects the notion that Columbus “found” America because Indigenous people were there first. Indigenous Peoples’ Day 2021 shared the day with Christopher Columbus Day, a federal holiday.
The 5th Women’s March took place on Saturday, October 2, 2021, in hundreds of cities across the U.S.
A project nearly 10 years in the making came to fruition this week on a rainy morning in Richmond, Virginia.
Most libraries have shelves overflowing with well-worn paperbacks and hardcover books encased in shiny plastic. Late fees and frequent shushing noises are common. In 2000, a group of innovators in Denmark came up with a different kind of library—the Human Library, or Menneskebiblioteket in Danish. What began as an event designed for the Roskilde Festival has since transformed into a global phenomenon where “readers” can check out a human “book” for half an hour.
Afghan Women Are Sharing Photos of Colorful Traditional Dresses in Protest of Taliban Clothing Mandate
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Mexico joins the long list of countries gripped in a post-colonial reckoning with problematic historical figures as its capital city...
My Modern Met was founded in 2008 with the idea of being one big city that celebrates creativity. During that time, we’ve proudly championed artists, photographers, designers, and makers—from emerging creatives to those well established in their careers. Our platform is a place for creatives' work to shine and where people across the globe can appreciate their voices and visions.
In recent years, many major sports league teams have garnered significant backlash for their outdated—and often racist—team names and logos.
The profusion of plastic waste is one of the major challenges facing our planet's oceans.