COVID-19 closures in the art world
Cultural institutions in East Asia have started to reopen as the spread of COVID-19 slows.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art expects to lose $ 100 million and remain closed until July.
Frieze canceled its New York Fair as the COVID-19 pandemic worsened.
the 17th of March
Sotheby’s has postponed many upcoming auctions due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tate Museums have closed to help curb the spread of COVID-19.
The highly anticipated Artemisia Gentileschi exhibition in London has been postponed due to COVID-19.
Christie’s and Phillips have postponed their next auctions due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Art Brussels and Art Cologne fairs have been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Museums in New York, Boston and Washington, DC have closed en masse to limit the spread of COVID-19.
12th of March
The Metropolitan Museum will close after two employees show symptoms of COVID-19.
Paris Photo New York and the Dallas Art Fair have been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
After canceling its Hong Kong fair due to COVID-19, Art Basel will host virtual booths for 231 galleries.
The TEFAF Maastricht fair closed early after an exhibitor tested positive for the coronavirus.
Italy has closed all state-run museums and cultural sites as coronavirus cases increase.
The Louvre reopened after it closed due to staff concerns about the coronavirus.
3rd of March
Art Dubai has postponed its 2020 show due to concerns over the coronavirus.
Despite the abandonment of three galleries due to the coronavirus, the TEFAF Maastricht fair will proceed as planned.
The Louvre has closed due to staff concerns about the coronavirus.