Alice Pratt Brown Director, Whitney Museum of American Art
Adam D. Weinberg has served as the Alice Pratt Brown director of the Whitney Museum of American Art since 2003. During his tenure, the Whitney has presented dozens of critically acclaimed exhibitions on emerging, mid-career and senior artists, created award-winning educational programs, experienced exponential growth in its permanent collection and dramatically expanded its performance program.
Under his leadership, the museum moved to its new site – a 220,000-square-foot building designed by Renzo Piano in New York’s Meatpacking District – in 2015 and, in 2021, realized “Day’s End,” a permanent, public sculpture by artist David Hammons on the Hudson River waterfront.
Mr. Weinberg has curated exhibitions on a of range themes and 20th century artists, including “Frank Stella: A Retrospective,” presented at the Whitney in 2015. He has authored numerous catalogues and essays on artists, lectured widely and been a grant panelist for federal, state, city and private foundations as well as international governmental and private organizations.