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Opening Oct. 1, The David Rockefeller Creative Arts Center will offer free exhibits and low-cost performances, lectures and workshops as well as artists’ residencies and opportunities for local cultural groups in an 8,000-square-foot space that represents the refurbishment and expansion of the family’s former Orangerie, a 1908 Beaux Arts structure that was modeled after the orangery in Versailles. It’s the latest jewel in the crown that is The Pocantico Center of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund.
He was a grandson of John D. Rockefeller who founded Standard Oil Co. on which the Rockefeller family fortune was built.