British Museum Drops Sackler Name — But Not Everywhere

The British Museum is the latest cultural institution to distance itself from the Sackler family, announcing today that it will be wiping the name from its galleries, rooms, and endowments. According to a press release, the decision was the result of a “mutual agreement” negotiated by the museum and the trustees of the Raymond and … Read more

Museums Will be Able to Remove Sackler Name Without Penalty

Last December, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City removed the Sackler name from seven exhibition spaces, including the gallery that houses the majestic Temple of Dendur. It followed the footsteps of the Louvre Museum in Paris, Dia Art Foundation, New York University, and other institutions that had done the same. Now, more … Read more