Topic: Cultural Preservation
World War II & the Rockefeller Foundation
Saving threatened scholars and confronting a dramatically changed world.
Saving a Language: The Korean Dictionary Comes to Life Against Tough Odds
What might appear to be a simple publication project came to fruition only after a decade of political upheaval, cultural repression, war, and Rockefeller Foundation support.
The Met Cloisters: An Unlikely Pair Makes a Home for Medieval Art 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.”
Rebuilding a Cathedral: The Media, American Money, and French Heritage
Stepping in to save French monuments without stepping on French pride.
Timeline: Foundations and the Walker Art Center
Decades of foundation involvement has helped this American cultural organization to grow, thrive, and innovate.