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Neuberger Museum of Art
Main entrance
Neuberger Museum of Art is located in New York
Neuberger Museum of Art
Location of Neuberger Museum of Art in New York state
Location735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase, New York 10577, U.S.
Coordinates41°02′54″N 73°42′09″W / 41.048195°N 73.702512°W / 41.048195; -73.702512
DirectorTracy Fitzpatrick

Neuberger Museum of Art is located in Purchase, New York, United States. It is affiliated with Purchase College, part of the State University of New York system. It is the nation's tenth-largest university museum. The museum is one of 14 sites on the African American Heritage Trail of Westchester County.[1]


An oil painting by American artist Edward Hopper at the museum

The Neuberger Museum of Art is located in a Philip Johnson-designed building at the heart of Purchase College, State University of New York, in Purchase, New York.[2]

Founded in 1969 with a promised gift of 300 works by Roy R. Neuberger, one of the leading private collectors, philanthropists, and arts advocates of the 20th century, the museum's collection of modern, contemporary and African art has grown to over 6,000 objects by artists including Milton Avery, Romare Bearden, Willem de Kooning, Edward Hopper, Georgia O'Keeffe, and Jackson Pollock. Alongside the permanent collection, critically acclaimed special exhibitions feature the works of 20th-century masters, mid-career and emerging artists.

The museum's signature biannual award, the 'Roy R. Neuberger Prize', recognizes the work of exceptional contemporary artists, continuing its founding patron's dedication to supporting artists early in their careers.

Artists in the collection include Milton Avery, Romare Bearden, Stuart Davis, Willem de Kooning, Richard Diebenkorn, Arthur Dove, Helen Frankenthaler, Marsden Hartley, Hans Hofmann, Edward Hopper, Georgia O'Keeffe, Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, and David Smith.[3]

Selected works[edit]

  • Georgia O'Keeffe - "Lake George by Early Moonrise" - 1930
  • Marsden Hartley - "Fishermen's Last Supper, Nova Scotia" - 1940
  • John Marin - "Sea and Rocks, Mount Desert, Maine" - 1948
  • Lee Krasner - "Burning Candles" - 1955
  • Jackson Pollock - "Number 8" - 1949
  • Alexander Calder - "The Red Ear" - 1957
  • Mark Rothko - "Old Gold Over White" - 1956
  • Willem de Kooning - "Marilyn Monroe" - 1954
  • Mark Tobey - "Lyric" - 1957
  • Grace Hartigan - "Giftwares" - 1955
  • Richard Diebenkorn - "Girl on a Terrace" - 1956
  • Adolph Gotlieb - "Evil Omen" - 1946

Exhibition tours, lectures, films, and special events are offered throughout the year.


From 2005 to 2010, Thom Collins was the director.[4] In July 2012, Paola Morsiani took over as the museum's director. Tracy Fitzpatrick became director in November 2014.[5]

See also[edit]

List of university art museums and galleries in New York State


  1. ^ "African American Heritage Trail brochure". Westchester County, New York. Retrieved December 17, 2021.
  2. ^ "The Neuberger Museum of Art".
  3. ^ "The Neuberger Museum of Art".
  4. ^ Hodara, Susan (25 August 2012). "Amid a Renovation, Rethinking the Neuberger". August 24, 2012. The New York Times. Retrieved 26 August 2012.
  5. ^ "Neuberger Museum's Chief Curator, Tracy Fitzpatrick, Named Director | ARTnews". www.artnews.com. 23 October 2014. Retrieved 2016-03-10.

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