The Kress Collection encompasses more than 3,000 works of European art, and is distinguished for its abundance of Italian Renaissance paintings. The Collection was donated to scores of regional and academic art museums.
The Samuel H. Kress Foundation devotes its resources to advancing the history, conservation, and enjoyment of the vast heritage of European art, architecture, and archaeology from antiquity to the early 19th century.
Amir Parsa | 2015 Samuel H. Kress Lecture in Museum Education
Established in 2009, the Samuel H. Kress Lecture in Museum Education at The Frick Collection has furthered the study, understanding, and practice of museum education.
In 2015 the seventh annual Kress Lecture, "Avant-Garde Museum Education: This Too Shall Be a Manifesto," was presented by Amir Parsa, Director of Academic Transdisciplinary Initiatives in the Office of the Provost at Pratt Institute.