Agnes Gund

Philanthropist, Art Patron, and Advocate

Agnes Gund

Agnes Gund is a philanthropist, art patron, and advocate for arts education, women’s equality, and human rights. She is the Founder of Studio in a School and President Emerita of the Museum of Modern Art and Chair of its International Council. Ms. Gund’s board memberships include the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Foundation for Contemporary Arts, and the Foundation for Art and Preservation in Embassies. In 2012, she was appointed Member of the New York State Council on the Arts. In 1997, Ms. Gund received the National Medal of Arts from President Bill Clinton.

“If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind, whom should we serve?”
— Abigail Adams