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  • AFA - American Federation of Arts
    Photos Panel Discussion AFA ArtViews Cultural Districts A Rising Tide Saturday April 12 2014 Horchow Auditorium at the Dallas Museum of Art 1717 North Harwood Dallas TX 4 5 30 p m panel discussion 5 30 7 p m reception Moderated by Dr Maxwell L Anderson the Eugene McDermott Director of the Dallas Museum of Art this panel focused on the international urban movement that fuses city planning initiatives with the development and construction of municipal cultural entities This new model for economic and cultural development has spawned freshly conceived cultural districts that combined represent some 250 billion in current investment with more than 100 such districts rising from the ground or in the planning stages around the globe Panelists Adrian Ellis Director AEA Consulting Katie Dixon Director of Special Projects Brooklyn Academy of Music Kevin Moriarty Artistic Director Dallas Theater Center Susan Taylor the Montine McDaniel Freeman Director New Orleans Museum of Art Cultural Districts A Rising Tide was organized by the American Federation of Arts in association with the Business Council for the Arts Generous funding for this program was provided by the Samuel H Kress Foundation Corporate sponsorship was provided by Christie s and The Fairmont Dallas Media sponsorship was provided by artnet Event Photos AFA China Day Friday May 24 2013 In conjunction with the annual meeting of the American Alliance of Museums formerly the American Association of Museums the AFA planned a resoundingly successful day of activities in New York for participants of the AAM s China Program the largest U S China museum professional exchange program The AFA organized China Day in New York which followed on from AAM meeting in Baltimore included visits to the Metropolitan Museum of Art the Whitney Museum of American Art and the Morgan Library and Collection A networking luncheon was also part of the day and offered Chinese delegates the opportunity to learn more about U S museums and traveling exhibition practices and to meet potential exhibition partners Event Pictures Panel Discussion AFA ArtViews Art Museum Blockbusters Myths Facts and Their Future Wednesday May 8 2013 Celeste Bartos Theater at the Museum of Modern Art 4 West 54th Street New York 4 6 p m panel discussion 6 7 p m reception This panel discussion was part of the AFA s series ArtViews lively discussions on critical issues in the museum world The sold out event was moderated by Maxwell L Anderson the Eugene McDermott Director of the Dallas Museum of Art and an AFA trustee who also moderated the first ArtViews panel Art Museum Funding at the Crossroads Mr Anderson led four distinguished panelists in a wide ranging and thought provoking discussion about the pros and cons of blockbuster exhibitions and the impact they have on the museums that present them Issues they touched on included the true costs of such exhibitions the connection between hit shows and museum membership the effect of large loan exhibitions on traditional relationships among museums the educational value of crowd pleasing shows for the general public and the blockbuster s ongoing viability especially in financially troubled times Panelists Aaron Betsky Director Cincinnati Art Museum Nathalie Bondil Director and Chief Curator Montreal Museum of Fine Arts Glenn D Lowry Director The Museum of Modern Art Jennifer Russell Associate Director for Exhibitions The Metropolitan Museum of Art Art Museum Blockbusters Myths Facts and Their Future was organized by the American Federation of Arts in association with the Arts and Business Council of New York and the Association of Art Museum Directors Lead corporate sponsorship for this program was provided by Sotheby s Generous funding was provided by the Samuel H Kress Foundation with additional support from David Teiger and an anonymous donor Event Photos Panel Discussion AFA ArtViews Art Museum Funding at the Crossroads Tuesday October 23 2012 Celeste Bartos Theater at the Museum of Modern Art 4 West 54th Street New York 4 6 p m panel discussion 6 7 p m reception This panel discussion was part of the AFA s exciting new series ArtViews lively discussions on critical issues in the museum world Moderator Maxwell L Anderson the Eugene McDermott Director of the Dallas Museum of Art and an AFA trustee led panelists in a discussion of the means by which art museums will support themselves in the coming years Since the advent of the blockbuster exhibition in the 1970s art museums have turned increasingly to earned revenue to bolster their conventional reliance on contributed revenue and endowment This shift has led to venture philanthropy cultural tourism entrepreneurial business plans licensing corporate collaboration and other innovative strategies Panelists James L Bildner Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy Harvard Kennedy School and Senior Research Fellow at Harvard s Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations Thomas P Campbell Director and CEO The Metropolitan Museum of Art Melissa Chiu Director Asia Society Museum in New York and Senior Vice President for Global Arts and Cultural Programs Asia Society Mariët Westermann Vice President The Andrew W Mellon Foundation Ari Wiseman Deputy Director Solomon R Guggenheim Foundation Art Museum Funding at the Crossroads is organized by the American Federation of Arts in association with the Arts Business Council of New York and the Association of Art Museum Directors with funding from the Samuel H Kress Foundation the Leon Levy Foundation and the Hazen Polsky Foundation Inc Panel Discussion Shifting Challenges in the Protection of Archaeological Heritage Thursday October 27 2011 Duke House Institute of Fine Arts 1 East 78th Street New York 4 6 p m panel discussion 6 7 p m reception Moderator Maxwell L Anderson the Melvin Bren Simon Director and CEO of the Indianapolis Museum of Art led the panelists listed below in an exploration of the complex issues surrounding the protection of cultural heritage Anderson has promoted long term loans of antiquities from museums throughout Europe and in Mexico since becoming a museum director in 1987 and was knighted in 1990 by the Italian Republic for his efforts to protect its archaeological heritage

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    Cocktail Reception AFA Member Exclusive Tour of the New York Art Antique and Jewelry Show 2013 Private Tour of the Donald Judd Foundation 2012 Tour of the Metropolitan Museum of Art s New American Wing Galleries for Paintings Sculpture and Decorative Arts Private Tour Whitney Biennal 2012 Whitney Museum of American Art 2011 Private Tour Galleries for the Art of the Arab Lands Turkey Iran Central Asia and Later South

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    in Long Island 2007 Visit to Storm King Art Center Tour of Dia Beacon Private collection of Carol and Arthur Goldberg 2006 Private tour of Brice Marden at the Museum of Modern Art Studio of sculptor Mark Di Suvero Private collection of Agnes Gund 2005 Private tour of Oscar Bluemner A Passion for Color at the Whitney Museum of American Art Studio of artists Christo and Jeanne Claude Private Collection

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  • AFA - American Federation of Arts
    Gallery Tanya Bonakdar Gallery Tyler Rollins Fine Art ArtWalk L E S Is More April 26 2008 Private tours of Museum 52 Smith Stewart Rivington Arms Salon 94 Freemans Envoy Gallery Lehmann Maupin ArtWalk CHELSEA March 10 2007 Private tours of Pace Wildenstein Sonnabend Gallery Paula Cooper Gallery Charles Cowles Gallery Lunch at La Luncheonette Event Pictures ArtWalk WILLIAMSBURG February 11 2006 Private tours of Holland Tunnel Gallery Jack the

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    Napa Valley April 28 May 1 2011 Learn more Chicago April 22 25 2010 Miami Beach December1 6 2009 Mexico City October 2 8 2008 Washington D C May 2 3 2008 Boston October 26 28 2007 Miami Beach December 5 10 2006 Santa Fe October 4 8 2006 Japan June 5 18 2006 Venice Italy November 6 14 2005 Dallas Fort Worth January 21 25 2004 Berlin Germany May

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    artist Introduced by Klaus Biesenbach Director MoMA PS1 and Chief Curator at Large the Museum of Modern Art Earl A Powell III Director of the National Gallery of Art Introduced by Philippe de Montebello Fiske Kimball Professor in the History and Culture of Museums Institute of Fine Arts and Director Emeritus The Metropolitan Museum of Art Co Chairs Lydia Fenet Clare E McKeon Capera Ryan 2011 Gala photos 2010 AFA 100th Anniversary Gala Co Chairs Clare E McKeon Damaris D W Ford Scott A Dahnke and Stephanie R La Nasa 2010 Gala photos 2008 Honoring Elizabeth Rohatyn founder of FRAME French Regional American Museum Exchange Introduced by Michael Conforti Director The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute President Association of Art Museum Directors Co Chairs Stephanie and Jody La Nasa 2008 Gala Photos 2007 Honoring His Excellency Sheikh Sultan Bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan Chairman Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority Chairman Tourism Development and Investment Company Thomas Krens Director The Solomon R Guggenheim Foundation Frank O Gehry Architect Gehry Partners LLP Introduced by Tom L Freudenheim President of the American Federation of Arts Co Chairs Stephanie La Nasa AFA Trustee William Mack Founder and Senior Partner of Apollo Real Estate Advisors L P 2007 Gala Photos 2006 Honoring Donna and Cargill MacMillan Jr Introduced by William Griswold the Director and CEO of the Minneapolis Institute of Art Chair Muffy Bennett trustee 2006 Gala Photos 2004 Honoring John Bryan former CEO and Chairman of Sara Lee introduced by Henry M Paulson Jr Chairman and CEO The Goldman Sachs Group Inc Shirin Neshat Artist introduced by Nancy Spector Curator of Contemporary Art Guggenheim Museum James Wood retiring Director and President of The Art Institute of Chicago introduced by Philippe de Montebello Director The Metropolitan Museum of Art Chair Lewis Manilow Philanthropist 2003 Honoring Susan Weber Soros Founder and Director Bard Graduate Center for Studies of Decorative Arts Design and Culture introduced by Leon Botstein Music Director American Symphony Orchestra Bill Viola Artist introduced by Lady de Rothschild Founder and CEO of ELR Holdings Philanthropist Co Chairs Ann and Gilbert Kinney AFA Trustees 2002 Honoring Anne d Harnoncourt Director Philadelphia Museum of Art introduced by George Cheston AFA Trustee and former President and Honorary Trustee Philadelphia Museum of Art Maya Lin Architect introduced by George Robert A M Stern Architect Co Chairs David and Linda Supino AFA Trustees 2001 Honoring Ellsworth Kelly Artist Stephanie French AFA Trustee and Vice President Corporate Contributions Altria John Walsh retiring Director J Paul Getty Museum Co Chairs Jan and Frederick Mayer 2000 Honoring Jan Cowles AFA Trustee Serena Rattazzi retiring Director AFA Co Chairs Anne Cox Chambers Director Cox Enterprises and former Ambassador to Belgium Katharine Lee Reid Director The Cleveland Museum of Art 1999 AFA s 90th Birthday Party Honoring Jan Mayer President AFA Board of Trustees Co Chairs Meryl and Robert Meltzer AFA Trustees J Carter Brown former Director National Gallery of Art Stephanie French AFA Trustee and Vice President Corporate Contributions Altria Honorary Chair Jan Cowles

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    as Chairman of the Governing Board of the Yale University Art Gallery generously supporting both institutions for many years He and his wife have been listed among the world s Top 200 collectors by ARTNews magazine with a collection that included not only their pre Columbian and Spanish Colonial Art the majority of which they donated to the Denver Art Museum but also works on paper and contemporary art Event Pictures Barbara Slifka Barbara Slifka first became involved with the AFA as part of the Membership and Events Committee a dedicated group of supporters who helped plan the AFA s trips and events for a number of years She joined the individual membership program as a National Patron in 1985 was elected to the Board of Trustees in April 1996 and served as Chair of the Development Committee from 1997 to 2000 Her generous support of AFA initiatives including the Building Renovation the Campaign for the 2nd Century and Curator s Forum is complemented by her continued involvement in AFA activities Donald M Cox Donald Cox joined the AFA Board in 1980 serving as President from 1984 to 1989 Vice President from 1994 onward and as an Endowment Trustee for the last twenty two years He chaired many committees during his tenure bringing his business expertise and good counsel to each role he undertook Along with his wife Maria he was an untiring supporter of the AFA In 1999 they established the Donald M Cox New Initiative Fund for projects that expand the activities of the AFA build new relationships with art museums and enable the AFA to better serve them Gilbert H Kinney Gilbert Kinney s standing as a world class philanthropist and collector is well known He joined the AFA Board in 1978 bringing with him the knowledge and experience gained from serving as a Trustee of the Corcoran Gallery of Art the Archives of American Art the International Council of the Museum of Modern Art and the Yale University Art Gallery During his many years with the AFA he has been a member of the Development Committee Chair of the Public Policy Committee Vice President of the Board and from July 2000 to July 2006 Board President and has been Chairman Emerita since Hannelore Schulhof Hannelore Schulhof first joined the AFA Board in 1981 and has been a vital asset to the AFA community ever since The AFA deeply appreciates her dedication to advancing our mission of creating quality art exhibitions and educational programs Her commitment to the arts extends beyond the AFA As avid collectors she and her late husband Rudolph Schulhof built a celebrated collection of post war and contemporary art and her substantial philanthropic efforts include service on the boards of the National Gallery of Art the Brooklyn Museum of Art and the Peggy Guggenheim Collection Margot Linton For nearly thirty years Margot Linton has been a steadfast champion and devoted patron of the AFA as well as the greater arts community and her

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    artist Matthew Ritchie gave on April 25 2007 at the National Arts Club as part of the AFA s lecture series ArtTalks During his hour long talk Ritchie discussed artists who have influenced his work and his thoughts about where his art fits in the historical continuum His PowerPoint presentation included charts illustrating some of his complex multidisciplinary theories as well as installation views of his work at the Andrea Rosen Gallery in New York and on the walls of the aquatic facility at MIT ArtTalks are public presentations that feature some of the most influential figures in the art world Image credit Installation view of The Universal Adversary 2006 Andrea Rosen Gallery New York Larry Poons in Conversation with Karen Wilkin The following interview was produced in collaboration with MediaCombo to complement Color as Field American Painting 1950 1975 an exhibition organized by the AFA Recorded in New York in 2007 this interview divided into eight episodes features painter Larry Poons in a rare conversation with the exhibition s guest curator Karen Wilkin ArtPods are supported in part by Three Ways to Access ArtPods Watch Now Watch individual episodes right here on the AFA Web site by clicking on

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