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Museum director has exacting tastes in art and in life

Description: A newspaper article written about Dallas Museum of Art Director, Jay Rodney Gates. The article goes into details about Gates and his life before being offer the job as museum director, and details the responsibilities, highlighting the work he has done during his time there. The article features many quotes from Gates as he was interviewed, two photographs of him and a small biography of his likes and dislikes.
Date: [1994..]
Creator: Harris, Joyce Saenz
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

The force behind the Kimbell

Description: A newspaper clipping featuring an article on Kay and Ben Fortson. Kay Carter Forston is president of the private nonprofit foundation that funds and governs the Kimbell, along with her husband independent oilman Ben J. Fortson being the vice president and chief financial officer. During the Kimbell Art Museum's opening in October 1972, they were worried they didn't have enough definitive artwork to fill the museum.
Date: April 11, 1993
Creator: Tyson, Janet
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

At the Crossroads: Museum plans big changes while keeping its commitment to art

Description: A newspaper clipping featuring an article on struggles the Amon Carter Museum faces by dealing with the declining resources. The Amon Carter Museum is also looking to replace, former museum director Jan Muhlert, who abruptly resigned. Museum officials have discussed for several months what to do to carry the museum to a new stage.
Date: April 24, 1995
Creator: Tyson, Janet
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Eclipse]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a partial eclipse that people are viewing at the museum planetarium.
Date: July 20, 1963
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Kimbell Art Foundation

Description: A financial data report from the Kimbell Art Foundation for the tax year starting from 1984 to 1988. The data is tallied by how much assets the museum had at the end of the year and the amount they've awarded in grants.
Date: June 15, 1989
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Museum of the Century

Description: A newspaper clipping from the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, unveiling LA's new Getty Center. The $1 billion creation was funded by a single private source and designed by one man in what has been called the architectural commission of the century. The construction took nearly fourteen years to complete and houses the world's richest art museum.
Date: December 14, 1997
Creator: Tyson, Janet
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

King of the Hill

Description: A newspaper clipping featuring a architectural review on the new Getty Center. The $1 billion creation was funded by a single private source and designed by one man in what has been called the architectural commission of the century. The construction took nearly fourteen years to complete.
Date: December 14, 1997
Creator: Dillon, David
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections