Businessman David Rubenstein is giving $5.4 million to help the Smithsonian renovate the Renwick Gallery, the nation’s first structure built to be an art museum.
The Smithsonian’s National Zoo is adding three new female Asian elephants to its herd.
Philanthropist David Rubenstein is giving $10 million to George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate in northern Virginia to build a library for the president’s books and papers.
Bloomberg LP CEO Daniel Doctoroff is joining with New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and David Rubenstein of Washington-based private equity firm The Carlyle Group to fund a $25 million initiative for treatment of Lou Gehrig’s disease.
Investor and philanthropist David Rubenstein is giving $15 million to his alma mater, Duke University, following a series of high-profile gifts to projects including repairing the Washington Monument.
A 715-year old copy of Magna Carta will soon return to public view at the National Archives after a conservation effort removed old patches and repaired weak spots in the English declaration of human rights that inspired the United States’ founding documents.
A billionaire history buff has stepped forward to donate the $7.5 million matching gift that’s needed to start repairing cracks near the top of the Washington Monument caused by last summer’s East Coast earthquake.
Philanthropist David Rubenstein is donating $10 million to set up a research and education center focused on White House history.
Billionaire philanthropist David Rubenstein on Tuesday announced a second $10 million gift in less than six months to the Kennedy Center to help reach younger and more economically diverse audiences.