The Museum of Modern Art to Honor Oprah Winfrey with The David Rockefeller Award

Posted on December 15, 2017

The Museum of Modern Art’s David Rockefeller Award will be presented to Oprah Winfrey at a luncheon in New York on March 6, 2018. The Award is presented annually by MoMA to an individual from the business community who exemplifies enlightened generosity and effective advocacy of cultural and civic endeavors. The event honorary co-chairs are Leon D. Black, Co-Chairman, Marie-Josée Kravis, President, and Jerry I. Speyer, Chairman of the Museum’s Board of Trustees; Paula Crown is an event co-chair.

The David Rockefeller Award
The David Rockefeller Award was named for the Museum’s honorary chairman, an early advocate of and successful pioneer in developing strong and enduring links between the corporate community and cultural organizations. Mr. Rockefeller was instrumental in creating the Chase Manhattan Art Collection, took a leadership role in forming the Business Committee for the Arts in 1967, and was a generous financial supporter of museums and cultural organizations in New York City and throughout the country. The Award luncheon benefits the Museum’s educational programs.

Past recipients of the David Rockefeller Award include Stephen A. Schwarzman, Laurence D. Fink, Terry J. Lundgren, Bernard Arnault, James D. Wolfensohn, Katharine Graham, Edgar M. Bronfman, Sanford I. Weill, Michael R. Bloomberg, Gerald M. Levin, Henry M. Paulson, Jr., John C. Whitehead, William B. Harrison, Jr., Richard S. Fuld, Jr., Russell L. Carson, Peter G. Peterson, Eli Broad, Joan, Steve, Laurie, and Jonathan Tisch, Ronald P. Stanton, Stanley F. Druckenmiller, and David M. Rubenstein.

 

 

The Museum of Modern Art to Honor Oprah Winfrey with The David Rockefeller Award


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