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Mr. Peter Kenny M.

Wriston Curator of American Decorative Arts and Administrator

Metropolitan Museum of Art

HQ Phone: (212) 879-5500

Email: p***@***.org

Metropolitan Museum of Art

1000 Fifth Avenue

New York, New York 10028

United States

Company Description

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of the world's largest and finest museums, with collections of nearly two million works of art that span more than 5,000 years of world culture, from prehistory to the present and from every part of the globe. more

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Background Information

Employment History

Co-President

Classical American Homes Preservation Trust

Curator and Author

Exhibition Gallery

Frequent Guest Lecturer

Art Institute of Chicago

Frequent Guest Lecturer

Sotheby's

Affiliations

Board Member
Boscobel Restoration Inc

Board of Directors of Advisory Councils of the Historic House Trust of New York City
The Decorative Arts Trust

Member of Museum Advisory Committee
The Bowne House Historical Society Inc

Board of Trustees Member
Historic Huguenot Street

Board of Directors of Advisory Councils of the Historic House Trust of New York City
Advisory Councils of the Historic House Trust of New York City

Education



Montclair State University

MA
history museum studies
Cooperstown Graduate Program

Web References (199 Total References)


Announcing Co-President Peter Kenny – Classical American Homes Preservation Trust

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Announcing Co-President Peter Kenny
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Classical American Homes Elects New Co-Presidents - Peter Kenny and Margize Howell
New York, NY - For Immediate Release
efb_peter_kenny_0020 Peter Kenny, a longtime Curator and Administrator of The American Wing of The Metropolitan Museum, will be joining Classical American Homes Preservation Trust as Co-President with Margize Howell, the foundation's current Executive Director.
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Peter Kenny is considered one of the nation's foremost authorities on American furniture and is the current Ruth Bigelow Wriston Curator of American Decorative Arts and Administrator of the American Wing at the Metropolitan Museum. He is a 30-year veteran of The Met and has worked closely with Morrison Heckscher, Chairman (Emeritus) of the American Wing on the recently completed renovation of its unsurpassed collection of period rooms and galleries for the fine and decorative arts. Peter Kenny is also a noted lecturer and the author of various award-winning books on American furniture, including, most recently, Duncan Phyfe: Master Cabinetmaker in New York and Honoré Lannuier, Cabinet Maker from Paris: The Life and Work of a French Ébéniste in Federal New York.
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Margize Howell, who will be Co-President with Peter Kenny, is the current Executive Director of Classical American Homes, a position she has held for the past four years. Previously, she was Senior Curator for 16 years at Donaldson, Lufkin, & Jenrette, a major Wall Street investment banking firm whose New York offices included a large collection of early 19th century Americana, which included portraits, antique furnishings, and documents related to our nation's financial history. DLJ was sold to Credit Suisse in 2000, at which point Margize Howell joined Classical American Homes. She is a native of Atlanta, Georgia and a History of Art graduate with distinction from the University of Virginia, and the Sotheby's Works of Art Programme in London. Currently she serves on the Board of Directors of the Decorative Arts Trust and the Advisory Councils of the Historic House Trust of New York City and the Charleston Heritage Symposium. She previously served as President of the Association of Professional Art Advisors and American Friends of Attingham Summer School.


Boscobel · 2016 Calendar of Events

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Renowned furniture historian Peter M. Kenny will moderate the discussion, which will take place the mansion's grand entrance hall.


Friends of Millford – Classical American Homes Preservation Trust

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In April 2012, we had our first benefit luncheon for the Friends with featured speaker Peter Kenny, The Ruth Bigelow Wriston Curator of American Decorative Arts and Administrator of the American Wing of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, to talk about Duncan Phyfe.


Wunsch Awards CAHPT – Classical American Homes Preservation Trust

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Introductory remarks about Dick Jenrette were given by Peter Kenny, Curator in the Department of American Decorative Arts at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and can be found here.


Announcing Co-President Peter Kenny – Classical American Homes Preservation Trust

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Announcing Co-President Peter Kenny
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Classical American Homes Elects New Co-Presidents - Peter Kenny and Margize Howell
New York, NY - For Immediate Release
efb_peter_kenny_0020 Peter Kenny, a longtime Curator and Administrator of The American Wing of The Metropolitan Museum, will be joining Classical American Homes Preservation Trust as Co-President with Margize Howell, the foundation's current Executive Director.
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Peter Kenny is considered one of the nation's foremost authorities on American furniture and is the current Ruth Bigelow Wriston Curator of American Decorative Arts and Administrator of the American Wing at the Metropolitan Museum. He is a 30-year veteran of The Met and has worked closely with Morrison Heckscher, Chairman (Emeritus) of the American Wing on the recently completed renovation of its unsurpassed collection of period rooms and galleries for the fine and decorative arts. Peter Kenny is also a noted lecturer and the author of various award-winning books on American furniture, including, most recently, Duncan Phyfe: Master Cabinetmaker in New York and Honoré Lannuier, Cabinet Maker from Paris: The Life and Work of a French Ébéniste in Federal New York.
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Margize Howell, who will be Co-President with Peter Kenny, is the current Executive Director of Classical American Homes, a position she has held for the past four years. Previously, she was Senior Curator for 16 years at Donaldson, Lufkin, & Jenrette, a major Wall Street investment banking firm whose New York offices included a large collection of early 19th century Americana, which included portraits, antique furnishings, and documents related to our nation's financial history. DLJ was sold to Credit Suisse in 2000, at which point Margize Howell joined Classical American Homes. She is a native of Atlanta, Georgia and a History of Art graduate with distinction from the University of Virginia, and the Sotheby's Works of Art Programme in London. Currently she serves on the Board of Directors of the Decorative Arts Trust and the Advisory Councils of the Historic House Trust of New York City and the Charleston Heritage Symposium. She previously served as President of the Association of Professional Art Advisors and American Friends of Attingham Summer School.

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