Topic: Cultural Institutions
Abby Aldrich Rockefeller’s passion for modern art influenced her children, especially her son Nelson Rockefeller, and continues to reach the public through the museum she co-founded.
How an American philanthropist’s love of medieval art created an immersive Old World experience at The Cloisters museum in New York City.
Does philanthropy always require a perfect partnership to create something great? Peering behind the facade of The Met Cloisters museum reveals that the answer is sometimes “no.”
How grant makers and grantees cooperated to craft a unique program in dance.
What began as an attempt to find more job opportunities for historians went further and launched a new field.
How philanthropy helped carve out a public space for the expression of race, culture, and critical perspectives.
Decades of foundation involvement has helped this American cultural organization to grow, thrive, and innovate.