Agnes Gund

Agnes Gund is President Emerita of the Museum of Modern Art, Chair of its International Council, and MoMA PS1. A philanthropist and collector of modern and contemporary art, Ms. Gund currently serves on many prestigious boards including the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Foundation for Contemporary Arts, the Foundation for Art and Preservation in Embassies, the Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center, the Frick, and Socrates Sculpture Park. Ms. Gund, a civic leader and staunch supporter of education, women’s issues and environmental concerns, is also the former Chair of the Mayor’s Cultural Affairs Advisory Commission of New York. She earned a B.A. in History from Connecticut College and a M.A. in Art History from Harvard University. She has received numerous honorary doctorate degrees, including honors from Bowdoin College, CUNY Graduate Center and Brown University. In 1997, Ms. Gund received the National Medal of the Arts from President Clinton.

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