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James Snyder
a.k.a. (also known as)
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James Snyder, director Israel Museum; David Salle, event co-chair Allison Rubler, Laurie Simmons, event co-chairs Eleanor Cayre and Pam Sanders, Robert Longo, AFIM president Steven Lash at the American Friends of the Israel Museum's 2009 Spring Luncheon in New York. Photo: Ben Gabbe/PMC
Biography
James Snyder has been the director of the Israel Museum since 1996.

Education:
Graduate of Harvard University

Personal:
Born in 1952 in Pittsburgh, PA
Married to Tina Davis
Two children

Background:
Prior to his appointment as Director of the Israel Museum, Mr. Snyder held a number of positions at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, culminating as Deputy Director from 1986 to 1996. During his tenure at MoMA, Mr. Snyder was involved in nearly every aspect of its programming and operations, overseeing its $60 million, 350,000 sq. ft. expansion completed in 1984, which served as one of the models in its time for successful mixed-use cultural development in America. He also had significant organizational responsibility for such major international loan exhibitions as Pablo Picasso: A Retrospective in 1980, and Henri Matisse: A Retrospective in 1992. Mr. Snyder is a Loeb Fellow of Harvard's Graduate School of Design, and in 1993, he co-authored the book Museum Design: Planning and Building for Art (Oxford University Press).
Affiliations/Honors/Awards
Board member, American Federation of Arts
Board member, Artis
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1.Allison Rubler
2.American Federation of Arts
3.David Salle
4.Eleanor Cayre
5.Judy Steinhardt
6.Laurie Simmons
7.Liz Swig
8.Maureen Cogan
9.Pamela Sanders
10.Robert Longo
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1.Image Gallery: American Friends of the Israel Museum 2009 Spring Luncheon
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