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How the Museum of Modern Art will evolve with the world

Ann Temkin, the Marie-Josée and Henry Kravis Chief Curator of Painting and Sculpture at MOMA — and a descendant of the founders of Congregation Beth David in Amenia — gave a talk on the museum at the synagogue. Photo by Emily Gates

AMENIA — In 2019, the Museum of Modern Art in New York City and Amenia’s Congregation Beth David will celebrate their 90th anniversaries, both institutions having been founded in 1929. 

Ann Temkin is the Marie-Josée and Henry Kravis Chief Curator of Painting and Sculpture at the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA), and the granddaughter of founding members of the Amenia synagogue. 

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