About the Friends

Friends since 1998
“As Friends, we are privileged to enjoy meaningful access to the vibrant intellectual community of the Institute at lectures, informal talks, and many other cultural and social events. Our connections with IAS scholars and other Friends have truly enriched our lives, and we are extremely proud to be supporters of the Institute.” Deborah Lunder and Alan Ezekowitz

Upcoming Events

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May 03

Luncheon and Talk for Founders’, Chairman’s, and Director’s Circle Friends

May 05

Public Lecture: Matisse's Scale: What's with the Bamboo Stick?

In his public lecture, Bois will focus on Matisse’s use of the bamboo stick in large-scale works and the bodily conception of scale it entails. In a photograph dating from 1931, Matisse is shown sketching The Dance —a gigantic mural commissioned by Albert Barnes for his...
May 09

Amazon Fishbowl Author’s Talk with Robbert Dijkgraaf

“The progress of our modern age, and of the world of tomorrow, depends not only on technical expertise, but also on unobstructed curiosity and the benefits—and pleasures—of traveling far upstream, against the current of practical considerations.” – Robbert Dijkgraaf Join Robbert...