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Annie Philbin
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Ann Philbin, director of Hammer Museum and honoree Frank Gehry at the Hammer Museum's 2008 Gala in the Garden in Los Angeles. Photo: Courtesy of WireImage/Stefanie Keenan
Ann Philbin has been the director of the Hammer Museum since 1999.

BA in Art History from the University of New Hampshire, Durham,
MA in Museum Studies/Arts Administration from New York University

Prior to joining the Hammer Museum, she was director of The Drawing Center in New York for nine years. At The Drawing Center, Philbin organized landmark exhibitions such as Shadows of a Hand: the Drawings of Victor Hugo; Plains Indian Drawings: 1865-1935, and Pierced Hearts and True Love: A Century of Drawings for Tattoos. Under her direction, The Drawing Center introduced the work of hundreds of contemporary and emerging artists and presented major drawing exhibitions by Louise Bourgeois, Willem de Kooning and Richard Serra, among others.

Prior to her position at The Drawing Center, Philbin organized large-scale public art exhibitions such as "The New Urban Landscape", an exhibition of 28 installations by renowned artists and architects including: Vito Acconci, Dennis Adams, Judith Barry, Dan Graham, Kawamata, Morphosis, and Jean Nouvel at the World Financial Center in New York City. She also organized Art Against AIDS: On the Road a nationwide exhibition (New York, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, San Francisco and Chicago) presented on billboards, bus shelters, television and print advertising to raise awareness of the AIDS crisis. She was also director of the Curt Marcus Gallery and, previously, the curator of The Ian Woodner Family Collection of old master drawings.
Board member, Vera List Center for Art and Politics at The New School for Social Research
Board member, Etant Donne, a grant-making agency promoting French-American cultural exchange
Board member, Streb/Ringside dance company
Board member, HIV Law Project, New York City
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1.Image Gallery: The Hammer Museum 2011 Gala in the Garden
2.Image Gallery: Aspen Art Museum 7th Annual ArtCrush
3.Calendar: ArtTable - 30th Anniversary Gala Benefit
4.Image Gallery: Hammer Museum Gala in the Garden 2010
5.Image Gallery: Aspen Art Museum 2010 artCRUSH Gala
6.Calendar: The Wooster Group - Benefit Art Auction
7.Image Gallery: Hammer Museum Gala in the Garden 2009
8.Image Gallery: Hammer Museum Gala in the Garden 2008
9.Image Gallery: ART LA Opening Reception
10.Image Gallery: Hammer Museum Gala In The Garden 2007
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People & Parties >>MORE EVENTS 
JUN 02, 2012
Ross School Benefit
MAY 31, 2012
Mad. Square Art Benefit
MAY 22, 2012
MoMA Party in the Garden
MAY 22, 2012
Audubon Luncheon
MAY 21, 2012
Frick Spring Party
MAY 18, 2012
Barnes Foundation Gala
MAY 17, 2012
Noguchi Museum Benefit
MAY 14, 2012
ABT Gala
MoMA David Rockefeller Award Luncheon MoMA David Rockefeller Award Luncheon