New York protests began Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum On Saturday evening, demonstrators demanded that the museum demolish its ties with the Sackler family – Purdue Pharma producers and sellers. prescription painkiller OxyContin .
The Sackler Arts Education Center, with its multi-media laboratories and lecture theaters located more than 8,200 square feet, was a gift from the family and was opened to the public in 2001
The footage of the incident uploaded to Twitter shows brochures that were thrown out of one of the museum's highways because some protesters built in-the-in.
Flyers that look like recipes were the answer to the charges made in court. The Sackler family member predicted that the release of opioid analgesics will be " followed by the prescription that will be buried in the competition." "
Oxycodone, the drug's active ingredient, is one of the most common pain relieving drugs from opioids. Through the Associated Press, Purdue Pharma, its leaders and Sackler family members have recently been accused of cheating patients and doctors on opioid risks and allegedly prompted drug prescribers to keep patients longer.
The museum did not immediately respond to HuffPost's request to comment on the protests.
The latest demonstration after protesters last year directed the Metropolitan Museum of Art. throw a pill into bottles at the Dendouri Temple in the Sackler Wing which were marked: "You have been assigned a Sackler family."
The New York Times reports that several protesters have left the Guggenheim when they left Guggenheim went to Fifth Avenue with a barrier that read "Shame on Sackler."