XXVth Anniversary Exhibition: Paintings from the Museum Collection
"Opening Ceremonies of the 25th Anniversary of the Museum of Modern Art. Speaker's Platform 25th Anniversary Ceremonies Oct. 19, 1954, Museum of Modern Art Garden, New York. Reading left to right looking at platform: 1. Alfred H. Barr, Jr. Trustee; Director of the Museum Collections 2. Dr. Henry Allen Moe, Trustee; 1st Vice-Chairman of the Board 3. Mrs. David M. Levy, Trustee; Vice-President 4. * August Heckscher, Chief Editorial Writer, New York Herald Tribune; member of the Museum's Junior Council 5. Mrs. W. Murray Crane, Honorary Trustee; (one of the Founding Trustees) 6. John Hay Whitney, Chairman of the Board of Trustees 7. A. Conger Goodyear, Trustee; first President of the Museum (one of the Founding Trustees) 8. * Dag Hammarskjold, Secretary-General of the United Nations 9. * William A.M. Burden, President of the Museum of Modern Art; Trustee 10. * The Honorable Robert F. Wagner, Mayor of the City of New York 11. Stephen C. Clark, Trustee; former President and Chairman of the Board of the Museum 12. Mrs. Simon Guggenheim, Honorary Trustee 13.
Professor Paul J. Sachs, Honorary Trustee; (one of the Founding Trustees) Professor of Fine Arts Emeritus, Harvard Univ. 14. Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, 3rd, Trustee; Honorary Chairman of the Junior Council, Chairman of the International Council 15. Phillip L. Goodwin, Trustee; 2nd Vice-Chairman of the Board; architect of the Museum 16. René d'Harnoncourt, Trustee; Director of the Museum of Modern Art. [
speaker]." Publicity photograph released in connection with the exhibition, "XXVth Anniversary Exhibitions: Paintings."
October 19, 1954. Photographic Archive. The Museum of Modern Art Archives, New York. IN567.14. Photograph by Barry Kramer.
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