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ICA Receives $500K Gift from David and Stephanie Simon to Endow Its Exhibitions and Support Public Engagement Initiatives

May 29, 2019
Philadelphia, PA

Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) at the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) announced today that Penn graduates David E. Simon, W’95, WG’01 and Stephanie B. Simon, C’96, W’96 have donated $500K to the ICA to provide for an endowment supporting the ICA’s exhibitions and funding for its long-term outreach and engagement programs. The David E. Simon and Stephanie B. Simon Endowed Exhibition Fund and the David E. Simon and Stephanie B. Simon Public Engagement Term Fund will provide annual support for exhibitions and public engagement initiatives that are at the core of the museum’s activities, ensuring that ICA remains a preeminent institution dedicated to contemporary art and curatorial practice.