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David Finley: Quiet Force for America’s Arts

David Finley: Quiet Force for America’s Arts

September 26, 2006
6:30 PM
Municipal Art Society

The Samuel H. Kress Foundation, in partnership with The New York Preservation Archive Project and The Municipal Art Society of New York City celebrated the publication of David Finley: Quiet Force for America’s Arts, with a lecture by author David A. Dohney, former General Counsel of the National Trust. In addition to being the founder and first chairman of the Trust, first Director of the National Gallery of Art, and a founder of the National Portrait Gallery, Finley (1890-1977) helped Jacqueline Kennedy save Lafayette Square and restore the White House.

Location:
Municipal Art Society
457 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10022
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Above: David A. Dohney signs a copy of the book; Courtesy of the New York Preservation Archive Project