Frick Collection Announces Election of Three New Board Members

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Margot Bogert, Chairman of the Frick’s Board announces the election of three new Trustees Elizabeth “Betty” Eveillard, Monika McLennan, and J. Fife Symington IV. Bogert comments, “We see a bright path ahead as the institution continues to fulfill the mission established by our founder. The Frick achieves this through the care and presentation of the collections of the museum and library as well as the mansion, itself, and by presenting an acclaimed slate of exhibitions and publications. We are also committed to engaging our audiences through free lectures, program-filled public nights, off-hours school visits, in-depth symposia, and other educational offerings. The Board joins me in welcoming to its ranks three new Trustees whose leadership experience comes from a mix of involvement with cultural, educational, and financial institutions.” Director Ian Wardropper adds, “Betty Eveillard has been an engaged and generous supporter for many years; her background as a chair of cultural and educational boards and as a collector will be of great value to the institution.  I also look forward to working with Monika McLennan, whose experience with museums in this country and abroad will serve us well. We are delighted to welcome J. Fife Symington IV, a great-great-grandson of our founder to the Board. His voice and perspective as another generation of the Frick family will benefit the institution greatly, as will his energy and acumen as a businessman.”

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212.288.0700
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1 East 70th Street, near Fifth Avenue
Museum Hours:

Open six days a week: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Tuesdays through Saturdays; 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sundays. Closed Mondays, New Year’s Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day. Limited hours (11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) on Lincoln’s Birthday, Election Day, and Veterans Day.

PLEASE NOTE TO YOUR READERS: Children under ten are not admitted to the Collection.

Museum Admission:

$22; senior citizens $17; students $12; “pay what you wish” on Sundays from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Subway:

#6 local (on Lexington Avenue) to 68th Street station; Bus: M1, M2, M3, and M4 southbound on Fifth Avenue to 72nd Street and northbound on Madison Avenue to 70th Street.

Tour Information:

Included in the price of admission is an Acoustiguide Audio Tour of the permanent collection. The tour is offered in six languages: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, and Spanish.

Shop:

The shop is open the same days as the Museum, closing fifteen minutes before the institution.

Group Museum Visits:

Please call 212.288.0700 for details and to make reservations.

Public Programs:

A calendar of events is published regularly and is available upon request.