The GEMM Blog

April 1, 2020

The intersection of Women’s History Month with the year-long celebration of the 19th Amendment means there are tons of great exhibitions and programs on tap across the U.S. Here’s a brief rundown of some of our favorites:

Did you know there’s an International Women’s Ai...

March 18, 2020

To commemorate Women's History Month, Old North is excited to offer its first digital Speaker Series program to celebrate influential women—past and present! 10 on 10: Women in the Workforce will bring together ten powerhouse women working in Boston today to each prese...

April 12, 2019

In Canadian Art's Here Are Ontario’s Highest-Paid Museum and Gallery Directors, Leah Sandals reviews the recent release of Ontario's annual Sunshine List, which details provincial-payroll salaries that are $100,000 or more. Using recent reports, Sandals examines wages...

September 29, 2018

The Gender Equity in Museums Movement (GEMM) supports the calls from our colleagues in the museum and broader nonprofit sectors to make salary ranges transparent in job listings in an effort to address the inequitable power imbalance between museum employers and employ...

September 19, 2018

On September 14 GEMM Co-Founder Marieke Van Damme delivered the keynote address “The Joy in Our Work," for the Museums Alaska  conference. Her address touched on the many issues facing museum workers, including perpetually under-resourced staff, lack of professional hu...