The backstory blog by Neuberger Museum of Art Director Tracy Fitzpatrick takes a look at what happens behind the scenes at the Museum and what informs and inspires the team responsible for bringing its exhibitions and programs to life.

Blog posts:

  • About 200,000 U.S., state and territorial flags were erected on the National Mall to represent th...

    backstory: Change at the top

    Today feels very hopeful to me, at a time when feeling hopefully feels really needed.
  • Stephen Antonakos, Neon Lintel, 1997, Neon, painted runway, 20 x 14 x 208 inches, Collection Neub...

    backstory: Light and beacon

    As 2021 unfolds in a rather confusing way, I’m looking forward to a brighter, better new year. Frankly, it can’t come soon enough.
  • Andy Goldsworthy, East Coast Cairn, 2001, limestone, collection Neuberger Museum of Art, located ...

    backstory: Happy Holidays

    On behalf of everyone here at the Neuberger Museum of Art, we wish you a healthy, happy, restful, and safe holiday week.
  • Pictured from left to right: Roy Neuberger; Governor Rockefeller; Philip Johnson, Neuberger archi...

    backstory: Philip Johnson

    Back on November 11, I wrote to you about Woodrow Wilson as a controversial figure whose name Princeton University was removing from one of its residence halls and from its School of Public and International Affairs. On December 5, Harvard University issued a statement that it would remove the architect Philip Johnson’s name from a building he designed there as a graduate student.