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Academy Museum of Motion Pictures Academy Updates: LANDMARK $50-MILLION GIFT FROM CHERYL AND HAIM SABAN RON MEYER TO LEAD MUSEUM BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Los Angeles, Calif. - On Wednesday, the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures announced a landmark donation of $50 million from Cheryl and Haim Saban—the largest gift to the Academy Museum Campaign. In recognition of their generosity, the May Company Building will take on a new name: the Saban Building.

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Academy and City of Los Angeles dignitaries at the press event included: John Bailey, President of the Academy Board of Governors; Academy Museum Director Kerry Brougher; philanthropists and Academy Museum supporters Cheryl and Haim Saban; Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti; Museum Board Chair and Vice Chairman of NBCUniversal Ron Meyer; Chairman of the Museum Capital Campaign and Chairman and CEO of The Walt Disney Company Bob Iger; Academy Board of Governor’s Vice President and President of Lucasfilm Kathleen Kennedy; and Academy CEO Dawn Hudson.

 

he Academy Museum of Motion Pictures announced a landmark donation of $50 million from Cheryl and Haim Saban—the largest gift to the Academy Museum Campaign. In recognition of their generosity, the May Company Building will take on a new name: the Saban Building.
The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures announced a landmark donation of $50 million from Cheryl and Haim Saban—the largest gift to the Academy Museum Campaign. In recognition of their generosity, the May Company Building will take on a new name: the Saban Building.

Academy Museum of Motion Pictures

 

The Museum also revealed that entertainment executive Ron Meyer will head its newly established Board of Trustees. As Vice Chairman of NBCUniversal—where he has become the longest-serving studio chief—and co-founder and former President of Creative Artists Agency, Meyer brings unmatched experience and vision to the Board. “It is an honor to be part of such a significant project,” Meyer said, calling the museum “an essential cultural destination for Los Angeles.”

Get a first glimpse at concepts for museum content, which includes a permanent exhibition tracing the evolution of filmmaking. Combining sets, large-scale moving images, costumes, props, sound installations, and dramatic immersive environments, this journey will evoke the power and emotion of film as visitors move through time.

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti Brings together LA County Mayors for Mayor’s meeting in Santa Clarita to Discuss Regional Issues

Santa Clarita, Calif. – Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Santa Clarita Mayor Marsha McLean   invited mayors from other cities in Los Angeles County. Mayor Garcetti, who holds periodic meetings for mayors of cities in Los Angeles County to meet and discuss regional issues touched on his bid for the 2024 Olympics during his visit. 

City of Santa Clarita Mayor Marsha McLean talks with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti during a meeting for Los Angeles County Mayors. Santa Clarita serves as the host city for the meeting for the first time.  (Photo, The City of Santa Clarita)
City of Santa Clarita Mayor Marsha McLean talks with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti during a meeting for Los Angeles County Mayors. The meeting was hosted by Mayor Garcetti in The City of Santa Clarita and held at the Santa Clarita Sports Complex.   (Photo by The City of Santa Clarita)