The First Art Newspaper on the Net   Established in 1996 United States Tuesday, March 26, 2019


Beverly and Donald S. Freeman donate $4 million to establish endowment at the Dallas Museum of Art
Beverly and Donald S. Freeman. Photo: Dallas Museum of Art.


DALLAS, TX.- The Dallas Museum of Art announced today that its longtime patrons Beverly and Donald S. Freeman have awarded $4 million to the Museum to establish the Freeman Family Exhibition Endowment. This exceptional gift is designed to advance the presentation of special exhibitions across the DMA’s encyclopedic collection, providing robust opportunities for the Museum to engage audiences with the presentation of art across cultures and time in innovative ways. As part of the endowment, each year the Freeman Family will select one special exhibition from the Museum’s program for which it will offer significant support.

In 2015, the Freemans awarded $1.5 million to the Museum to establish The Bonnie Pitman Education Endowment to Do Something New fund, benefiting the DMA’s education programs and in honor of its former Director. Earlier gifts by the couple were also made in support of the Museum’s education initiatives.

“This is an exciting moment in the Museum’s history, and the Dallas Museum of Art deeply appreciates this generous gift from Don and Beverly Freeman. They are longstanding patrons of the Museum, including Beverly’s remarkable four decades as a valued DMA docent. We are grateful for this significant new gift and for their continued passion in support of our celebrated education programs,” said Dr. Agustín Arteaga, The Eugene McDermott Director. “The establishment of the Freeman Family Exhibition Endowment supports the Museum’s commitment to developing engaging exhibitions that highlight the diversity and strength of the DMA’s extraordinary collection.”

Donald S. and Beverly Freeman have for more than 20 years provided generous support to the institution, with a primary focus on its educational enterprises. Among the DMA’s most dedicated volunteers, Mrs. Freeman joined its docent program in 1978 and continues to conduct tours of the Museum’s collection and exhibitions for groups of visitors, especially elementary school students. Beginning in 1993, she has served consistently on the DMA Board of Trustees, and is actively involved in its Learning and Engagement Committee, having been its chair in 2015–2016. In addition, Mrs. Freeman is a member of the DMA League Board and the honorary chairman of the DMA League’s 2019 Art in Bloom fundraiser, now celebrating its 20th anniversary, and to be held on March 31, 2019.





Today's News

November 8, 2018

Old Master? Cave paintings from 40,000 years ago are world's earliest figurative art

Edward Hopper takes center stage in Sotheby's American Art Auction on 16 November

Artemis Gallery sets house record with $1.2M antiquities auction

Heather James Fine Art opens an exhibition of paintings and works on paper by Elaine and Willem de Kooning

Kestenbaum & Company announces highlights from its forthcoming Auction of Fine Judaica

Exhibition celebrates 50 years since Annely Juda Fine Art was established

Sotheby's to offer rare, rediscovered works by Britain's most pioneering artists

Beverly and Donald S. Freeman donate $4 million to establish endowment at the Dallas Museum of Art

Ernest Hemingway's letter that inspired "The Old Man and the Sea" to be auctioned

Russian billionaire Rybolovlev charged in Monaco fraud case

Fairfield University Art Museum opens 'Mohamad Hafez: Collateral Damage'

Laurence Miller Gallery opens exhibition featuring vintage prints by Helen Levitt

Kader Attia joins Regen Projects

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston welcomes new curator

Collection of John H. Garzoli to highlight Bonhams sale

$350,000 expected for rare Louise Bourgeois portfolio at Swann Auction Galleries

Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson opens new location with a retrospective of Martine Franck

Museum of Arts and Design announces Cannupa Hanska Luger as winner of the inaugural Burke Prize

Eight photographs that are symbolic of Candida Höfer's practice on view at VNH Gallery

Fresh-to-market works headline Bonhams Modern and Contemporary Art sale in Hong Kong

Sotheby's announces the largest and most ambitious iteration of the Brushwork sales series

Louisiana Museum of Modern Art shows works by Cecily Brown from 1997 until the present

Hirshhorn opens the largest US museum survey of pioneering artist Charline von Heyl to date

Most Popular Last Seven Days



1.- Historic show marks 350 years of Rembrandt, the 'first Instagrammer'

2.- Kimbell Museum Acquires Cranach Masterpiece

3.- Exhibition presents the most outstanding works from the Princely Collections

4.- MIMA opens an immersive and playful exhibition called "DREAM BOX"

5.- First exhibition of its kind pairs classic cars and Postwar paintings

6.- New Bouguereau exhibition at Milwaukee Art Museum explores artist's popularity in Gilded Age America

7.- Superstar designer Karl Lagerfeld dies at the age of 85

8.- Paul Gauguin's artistic innovations installed in tropical setting reflecting their inspiration

9.- Major gift to The Met of Peter Doig's modern masterpiece Two Trees

10.- Monet - Reinventions of Impressionism in a new large-scale exhibition



Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .

 

Founder:
Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher:Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez


Royalville Communications, Inc
produces:

ignaciovillarreal.org avemariasound.org juncodelavega.com facundocabral-elfinal.org
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
Hommage
to a Mexican poet.
Hommage
       

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site
Tell a Friend
Dear User, please complete the form below in order to recommend the Artdaily newsletter to someone you know.
Please complete all fields marked *.
Sending Mail
Sending Successful