Wilson Family Gives $1 M. to Duke’s Nasher Museum

Derek and Christen Wilson. COURTESY DUKE

Derek and Christen Wilson.


Dallas collector Derek Wilson and his wife Christen have donated $1 million to Duke Univeristy’s Nasher Museum of Art to support its endowment and build its collection. The gift is part of a larger donation to the university of $3 million from Derek and his father Gary, the other $2 million going to sports facilities. Both father and son went to Duke.

Derek Wilson serves on the Nasher Museum’s board of advisers, and is also a trustee at the Dallas Museum of Art, on Tate Modern’s International Council, and a member of the the Whitney Performance Art Board.

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