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.

Cincinnati Art Museum (Cincinnati, OH)


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



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)

Kimbell Art Museum (Fort Worth, TX)


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)


- 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)


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)



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).



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)


Williams College Museum of Art (Williamstown, MA)

Williams College Museum of Art -

- 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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