Category Archives: philanthropy

George Kravis Donates Industrial Design Collection to Cooper Hewitt

Long-time industrial design collector George R. Kravis II recently donated a number of fascinating objects to the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Institute in New York City. Energizing the Everyday: Gifts from the George R. Kravis II Collection features some of … Continue reading

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Baryshnikov Arts Center Announces $1 Million Cage Cunningham Fund

After campaigning for two years to raise funds, the Baryshnikov Arts Center has announced the first recipient of its new Cage Cunningham Fund: Russian pianist Alexei Lubimov. Lubimov is set to put his $50,000 toward supporting new work from composers … Continue reading

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The Met Celebrates 100 Years of Asian Art

To celebrate its 100th anniversary, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City will open exhibits of Asian art, including lacquer, fabric, and textiles. The exhibit opened in January of this year and will stay open through the spring … Continue reading

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