Rick Kinsel Joins NYU’s Institute of Fine Arts Board of Trustees

Rick Kinsel at the 2019 Vilcek Prizes GalaPhoto courtesy of Scott Rudd

Vilcek Foundation President Rick Kinsel has joined the board of New York University’s Institute of Fine Arts; a premier institution for advanced study in art history, archaeology, and conservation, Rick will bring his experience in both corporate and philanthropic arts administration, his expertise as a curator, and his commitment to promoting diverse voices in the arts.

Founded in 1932, the Institute of Fine Arts has a faculty unrivaled in depth of its expertise and in the range of its adjunct lecturers from top museums, research institutes, and conservation studios. The Institute has conferred more than 2,700 degrees, and its alumni hold leadership roles as professors, curators, museum directors, archaeologists, conservators, critics, and institutional administrators throughout the U.S. and internationally.

“It is an honor to welcome Rick to the Institute’s Board of Trustees. His wide-ranging experiences in philanthropy and the cultural sphere will make him a valuable member of our board. He will assist us in fulfilling our core mission to educate a more diverse and inclusive generation of scholars and curators, and to enhance our curatorial initiatives,” said Christine Poggi, Judy and Michael Steinhardt Director at the Institute of Fine Arts.

Congratulations to Rick!