The First Art Newspaper on the Net   Established in 1996 United States Tuesday, June 25, 2019


Jill Bernstein appointed Board President of the American Friends of the Israel Museum
A longtime patron of the arts, Jill Bernstein has been an AFIM Board member since 2011 and the Co-Chair of the AFIM Contemporary Art Acquisitions Committee since 2011.


DALLAS, TX.- The American Friends of the Israel Museum announced today that Jill Bernstein has been named its next Board President. In this role, Bernstein will continue to build upon the strength of the Israel Museum’s network within the United States and will join the leadership of 16 International Friends’ organizations that comprise the Museum’s global foundation of support. She succeeds Stacey Bronfman following her three-year term as President, during which AFIM raised $54,000,000 for the Museum and helped to grow the Museum’s encyclopedic holdings across all of its collecting areas. In addition, AFIM is expanding its Board with the appointment of new members Chella Safra and Pam Sanders.

“On behalf of the American Friends of the Israel Museum, I want to thank Stacey Bronfman for her visionary leadership as we welcome Jill Bernstein as our new Board President,” said Barbara Lane, Honorary President and Nominating Chair of AFIM’s Board of Trustees. “I cannot think of a better individual to build on AFIM’s success—her passion for the arts and her commitment to supporting vital cultural institutions will greatly enrich our organization in the years to come.”

“I am thrilled to accept this new position as President of the American Friends of the Israel Museum, an organization my family and I have supported for decades,” said Jill Bernstein. “It is an honor to help advance the universal mission of the Israel Museum, which remains as important today as it was upon the Museum’s founding more than 50 years ago.”

A longtime patron of the arts, Jill Bernstein has been an AFIM Board member since 2011 and the Co-Chair of the AFIM Contemporary Art Acquisitions Committee since 2011. She currently serves on the boards of the Brooklyn Museum; the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, D.C.; and Artis, a nonprofit organization supporting contemporary artists from Israel. For over 20 years, Bernstein has also been Vice President of the Board of Island Harvest, a food rescue organization, and is a trustee of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. She previously served as a member of the Aspen Art Museum’s Board of Trustees from 2007 through 2017.

Joining AFIM’s Board are:

Chella Safra has supported Jewish organizations in Brazil, the United States, Israel, and around the world, as well as being a benefactor of many educational, medical, research, artistic, and religious causes internationally. Over the past 40 years, Safra has been actively engaged in the management and supervision of numerous institutions focused on health, education, art, and social welfare. She is currently a member of the Consulting Board of the São Paulo Museum of Modern Art and is a founding member of Americas Amicas, an NGO dedicated to increasing breast cancer awareness and early detection among disadvantaged women in Brazil. Safra previously served as Co-President of the Brazilian Friends of the Israel Museum, and she is an Honorary Fellow of the Museum.

Pam Sanders currently serves as a board member of White Columns, a nonprofit arts organization that offers support and exhibition space to contemporary artists. In the late 1980s, she became a consultant to the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s 20th Century Art Department and participated in the development of a computer database system that would catalogue the Department’s 10,000 objects. Sanders has a long history of engagement with AFIM: first as a founding member of the AFIM Associates in the 1980s, then as a member of the AFIM Board for eight years, co-chair of the 2009 Spring Luncheon, and a member of the Contemporary Art Acquisitions Committee.





Today's News

October 31, 2017

Portrait of Mary, Queen of Scots discovered underneath 16th century painting

Exhibition at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection focuses on The Salon de la Rose+Croix in Paris 1892-1897

The greatest work by Britain's leading war artist comes to auction

Phillips to offer landmark Pablo Picasso painting

Major enhancements unveiled on 'Closer To Van Eyck' web application

The Free State of Saxony returns human remains to Hawai'i

Comprehensive survey exhibition of Robert Mapplethorpe's work opens in Sydney

Prince show opens in London with Paisley Park treasures

Photographs profiling site of manufacturing innovation on view at the Princeton University Art Museum

Property from the Estate of Mitch Mitchell hits the stage at Julien's Auctions

John Lennon's personal copy of Yesterday And Today "Butcher Cover" may bring $200,000+

Exhibition at Loyola University includes more than 35 works of art by Jim Condron

Major exhibition and film series at MoMA celebrates Post-Punk club

Exhibiton of photographs and collages by Keith Vaughan on view at Austin/Desmond Fine Art

Maxfield Parrish's 'Study for Janion's Maple' highlights Bonhams American Art Sale

Sotheby's announces highlights from its Autumn Sale of Important Watches in Geneva

Victoria and Albert Museum acquires Wilton's Music Hall Archive

Exhibition at S.M.A.K. aims is to gauge the present significance of photography

Classics Dracula, Casablanca headline Heritage Auctions' Movie Posters Auction

Jill Bernstein appointed Board President of the American Friends of the Israel Museum

Scientific illustrations of flora and fauna by the Von Wright brothers on view at the Ateneum Art Museum

MACBA and Han Nefkens Foundation present 'The Maids'

Highlights of the Central Saint Martins' Postgraduate Art Auction announced

Turner Auctions + Appraisals to offer The Patsy Lee Donegan Collection of Asian Antiques

Most Popular Last Seven Days



1.- Art of early man found in the greatest meteor crater on earth

2.- Exhibition celebrates Helmut Newton's 50-year career through a rare and unseen collection of vintage prints

3.- World's most costly painting on Saudi prince's yacht: report

4.- Sotheby's celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing with an auction

5.- Domaine de Chantilly exhibits Leonardo da Vinci's 'Nude Mona Lisa'

6.- New book offers front-row seat to greatest concert in history

7.- The New York Botanical Garden opens its largest botanical exhibition ever

8.- The most famous car in the world: RM Sotheby's presents James Bond Aston Martin DB5

9.- Mexico unearths what may be historic recording of Frida Kahlo

10.- Exhibition of Pierre-Auguste Renoir's paintings marks centenary of his death



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