of artists represented in U.S. museum collections are men.



are white.
Topaz CM, Klingenberg B, Turek D, Heggeseth B, Harris PE, Blackwood JC, et al. (2019) Diversity of artists in major U.S. museums. PLoS ONE 14(3): e0212852.
women earn



for every $1 a male museum director makes.
what men earn
what women earn

= $


is how much less women across the arts profession make compared to their male counterparts.
Treviño V, Voss ZG, Anagnos C, Wade AD (2017) The Ongoing Gender Gap inArt Museum Directorships. AAMD.

Lindemann, D. J., Rush, C. A., & Tepper, S. J. (2016). An Asymmetrical Portrait: Exploring Gendered Income Inequality in the Arts. Social Currents, 3(4), 332–348.



of visual artists in the U.S. are women.



820,000 exhibits reviewed
of exhibitions across the public and commercial sectors showcase women artists.
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Women-in-Residence is an archival database, to document the presence of Black, Indigenous, and of color women-identifying (BIWOC) artists and arts workers. These women take residence in museums, galleries, and in our communities, shaping and expanding the possibilities for care, criticality, and equity in the arts. Women-in-Residence seeks to document their histories and career trajectories to reveal the sources of support and hardship for women in the art world.

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