Monuments Men and Women Museum Network   

Non-wartime service of the Monuments Men and Women to museums throughout the United States and around the world, in their respective roles as directors, curators, restorers, professors, art historians, and much more, connect the Monuments Men Foundation to practically every museum. Accordingly, we created an international Monuments Men and Women Museum Network, to honor and promote this shared legacy.

 

Monuments Men Foundation members will receive free admission or store discount at museums who are part of this network. Below you may find a summary of connections to each participating museum.

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Albright-Knox Art Gallery (Buffaly, NY)

- Patrick Kelleher (Chief Curator, 1950-1954)

- Charles Parkhurst (Curator, 1946-1947)

- Andrew Ritchie (Director, 1942-1949)

Works of art in the collection with ties to the Monument Men and Women:

- William Gear, Phantom Landscape, 1960.

- Salvatore ScarpittaDirectory, 1960.

- Louis Dlugosz, Head of an Engine House Foreman

Auckland Institute and Museum (Auckland, New Zealand)

Cincinnati Art Museum (Cincinnati, OH)

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Capt. Walter I. Farmer (Lecturer before and after WWII)

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Dallas Museum of Art (Dallas, TX)

Lt. Col Richard F. Howard (Director, 1936-1942)

  

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Hallie Ford Museum (Salem, OR)

- Capt. Mark R. Sponenburgh and his wife donated their extensive art collection, including over 250 Ancient, European, Middle Eastern, and Asian art objects. to the Hallie Ford Museum of Art at Willamette University.

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Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (Boston, MA)

- Lt. Cdr. George L. Stout (Director, 1955-1970)

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- In 2016, the Foundation donated to the Museum a seven-branch menorah, one of thousands stolen or displaced during World War II as the Nazis exterminated Jewish communities and looted their belongings, and a wartime album containing 46 tipped-in photographs showing daily work activities of the Monuments Men at the Offenbach Archival Depot, owned by Monuments Man Corporal Rouben Sami.

Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum (Dallas, TX)

Kimbell Art Museum (Fort Worth, TX)

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Works of art in the collection with ties to the Monument Men and Women:

- Gian Cristoforo Romano (attr.), Portrait of a Woman, Probably Isabella D’Este

- Joseph Mallord William Turner, Glaucus And Scylla

- Boucher, Mercury Confiding the Infant Bacchus to The Nymphs of Nysa

- Boucher, Juno Asking Aeolus to Release the Winds

- Boucher, Boreas Abducting Oreithyia

- Boucher, Venus at Vulcan's Forge

- Vigée-Lebrun, Self-Portrait

- Greuze, Simplicity

Meadows Museum (Dallas, TX)

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- Lt. Col Richard F. Howard (Professor, Southern Methodist University)

- Lt. Col. Roscoe P. Dewitt (Architect, Southern Methodist University)

 

Works of art in the collection with ties to the Monuments Men and Women:

- Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, Saint Justa (Santa Justa)
- Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, Saint Rufina (Santa Rufina)

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The National WWII Museum (New Orleans, LA)

- Monuments Men Gallery (coming 2022)

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Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts Museum (Philadelphia, PA)

- Capt. A. Sheldon Pennoyer (Alumnus)

- Capt. Walker K. Hancock (Alumnus, studied under Charles Grafly,1920-1925

                                              Head of the Sculpture Department, 1929-1967)

 

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Philbrook Museum of Art (Tulsa, OK)

- Mr. Maurice A. DeVinna (Prior to his death in 2004, he established the Maurice DeVinna Charitable Trust, which continues to provide bi-annual funding for the purchase of art).

 

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Smith College Museum of Art (Northampton, MA)

- Ardelia R. Hall (Alumna, 1922)

- Lt. Frederick Hartt (Visiting Lecturer, Acting Director, 1946-1947)

- Lt. Charles P. Parkhurst (Interim Director, 1991-1992)

- Lt. Col. Alphonse Vorenkamp (Professor, 1926-1947)

 

Toledo Museum of Art (Toledo, OH)

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- Hans Tietze (Carnegie Professor, 1940)

- Otto Wittmann (Director, 1946-1976)

 

Works of art in the collection with ties to the Monuments Men and Women:

- Claude Lorrain, Landscape with Nymph and Satyr Dancing

- Aelbert Cuyp, Landscape with Horse Trainers (also The Riding Lesson)

- Carel Fabritius; Nicolaes Maes, The Happy Child

- Peter Paul Rubens, The Crowning of Saint Catherine

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U.S Army Airborne & Special Operations Museum (Fayetteville, NC)

- Capt. Walker K. Hancock artifacts

 

Williams College Museum of Art (Williamstown, MA)

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- Capt. Julius H. Buchman (Alumnus, 1928)

- Lt. Cdr. S. Lane Faison (Chair, Art History Department, 1940-1969;

Director, 1948-1976)

- Sgt. Kenneth Lindsay (Professor, 1950)

- Capt. Charles Mitchell (Professor, 1982-1983)

- Lt. Charles Parkhurst (Deputy Director of Special Projects, 1983-1988;

Co-Director, 1983-1984; Lecturer, 1983-1992)

- Andrew C. Ritchie (Lecturer, 1971-1972)

- Maj. Ellis Waterhouse (Visiting lecturer, 1962-1963)

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