Cynthia Altman


Cynthia Bronson Altman was curator of the collections at Kykuit, the Rockefeller home in Pocantico Hills, for the Rockefeller Brothers Fund from 1991–2018, and for the Rockefeller family for several years prior. Mrs. Altman oversaw the conservation and care of the collections of 20th century outdoor sculpture, the fountains and sculptural elements in the gardens, and the fine and decorative arts within the house. She has published and lectured on the history of the collections and gardens, and has arranged exhibitions at Pocantico and The Rockefeller University. She also has advised on curatorial issues for the National Trust at Philip Johnson’s Glass House and at Rockefeller University. She currently serves on the Nelson A. Rockefeller Empire State Plaza Art Commission and the exhibitions committee of the International Center for Photography. Mrs. Altman is a graduate of Middlebury College, and received an M.A. in art history from Columbia University, specializing in Asian art.