David Geffen makes $100M gift to Museum of Modern Art, NYC

David Geffen. Photo Credit: Bruce Weber

David Geffen. Photo Credit: Bruce Weber


NEW YORK – The Museum of Modern Art has announced that Los Angeles-based philanthropist David Geffen has given a $100 million gift toward the museum’s renovation and expansion, the largest gift to the institution’s campaign.

In recognition of Mr. Geffen’s extraordinary gift, three floors of new galleries, created as part of the museum’s expansion into the tower being constructed immediately to the west of the Museum at 53 West 53rd Street, will be named The David Geffen Wing. In addition, the fourth-floor suite of galleries in the current museum building will be named The David Geffen Galleries this spring.

The building project will add 50,000 square feet of gallery space, allowing the museum to re-conceive the presentation of its collection and exhibitions, and will provide greater visitor accessibility through the enhancement of the Museum’s public areas.

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