Home » Administrators » Barr, Alfred Hamilton Jr.

Barr, Alfred Hamilton Jr.

Born: 1902 AD
Died: 1981 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Administrators, Historian

Alfred Hamilton Barr, Jr. is a US administrator and art historian.


1902 – Alfred Hamilton Barr, Jr. was born in Detroit.


1929 – He was the founding director of the Rockefeller family’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City.


1946 – Barr received his Ph.D. from Harvard.


The Alfred H. Barr, Jr. Award for museum scholarship was created in his honor.