Another round of staff cuts for coronaviruses has arrived at the Whitney Museum of American Art, as 15 workers from 11 departments were told they were being made redundant, museum director Adam Weinberg said in an email to to employees last week.
The move is part of an ongoing attempt to tackle the dire financial effects of the coronavirus pandemic. The layoffs were first reported by Artnet News.
The Whitney closed its doors last March, along with other museums and cultural institutions in New York City, due to the pandemic.
Since it reopened in August, Weinberg wrote, ticket sales had declined 80% from the same period the year before.
“As many of you have seen…
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