Benefactors Circle: Conversation & Preview
Benefactors Circle Members enjoy a conversation with the new CEO of Art Bridges Foundation, Paul R. Provost, Ph.D., followed by a cocktail reception and preview of our spring exhibitions -- Eye to I: Self Portraits from the National Portrait Gallery and Edward Steichen: In Exaltation of Flowers – presented in partnership with Art Bridges Foundation.
Arts patron and philanthropist Alice Walton created Art Bridges Foundation in 2017 to focus on sharing outstanding works of American art across the country. Paul Provost, a graduate of Princeton University who holds both an M.A. and Ph.D. in the history of art and archaeology, was Curator of Paintings, Drawings & Sculpture at the New-York Historical Society before joining the staff at Christie’s in New York where he was the Director of Trusts & Estates and later became Deputy Chairman. In addition, he has more than 25 years of experience as a teacher, guest lecturer and committee member at organizations ranging from Williams College to the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
6:00 pm Conversation
6:45 – 8:00 pm Preview & Cocktails