The backstory blog by Neuberger Museum of Art Director Tracy Fitzpatrick
Take 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.
Opening today, Cleve Gray’s Threnody is on view again as part of the Museum’s 50th anniversary celebration.
Today’s story is your story to tell.
A few weeks ago, I wrote about Roy R. Neuberger’s 1969 founding promised gift. Twenty-nine objects were accessioned by the Neuberger Museum of Art in that year. Since then, the Museum’s collection has grown to comprise nearly 7,000 objects, which have been donated, promised, bequeathed, and purchased.
No, it’s not shiny, or fancy, or visible from the road. But that’s not what it was supposed to be.