One Museum is Hiring

One Museum is Hiring
Mike Licht: Vincent’s Bedroom, after Van Gogh

Unlike other museums around the country, the New Museum of Contemporary Art is hiring. The New York City institution will pay women $10 an hour to sleep in an exhibition during museum hours (noon to 6 PM Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday; noon to 9 PM Thursday and Friday).

The Generational: Younger Than Jesus” installation is by artist Chu Yun, who “creates a human sculpture by inducing sleep,” according to It opens in April and runs through mid-June, but competition should be keen, so don’t fall asleep at the switch. Get your résumé in now.


 Hat tip: Roy Edroso, Village Voice.

Image by Mike Licht. Download a copy here. Creative Commons license; credit Mike Licht,

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One Response to “One Museum is Hiring”

  1. Mike Licht Says:

    Update:: more from Dion Archibald at the Britannica Blog.

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