Juan Ignacio Vidarte

Guggenheim Museum

Plan Your Visit

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Avenue
(at 89th Street)
New York, NY 10128-0173
Purchase tickets

Hours & Ticketing

Sun 10 am–5:45 pm
Mon 10 am–5:45 pm
Tue 10 am–5:45 pm
Wed 10 am–5:45 pm
Thu CLOSED
Fri 10 am–5:45 pm
Sat 10 am–7:45 pm

See Plan Your Visit for more information on ticketing.


Admission

Adults $22
Students and Seniors (65 years +) with valid ID $18
Children 12 and under Free
Members Free

 

Multimedia Guides

Multimedia guides are free with admission.


Further information:
Directions to the museum
Group sales
Restaurants

Support Us

Support

Gifts to support the museum are essential to meeting our operating and programming costs.

Guggenheim collaborations

Learn about global Guggenheim collaborations.

Deputy Director and Chief Officer for Global Strategies

Juan Ignacio Vidarte joined the New York staff of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation as Deputy Director and Chief Officer for Global Strategies in November 2008. He is also the Director General of the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao and divides his time between Bilbao and New York.

Vidarte’s involvement with the Guggenheim Foundation began in 1992 when he served as Managing Director of the Consortium for the Guggenheim Bilbao Project, overseeing the construction of the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao. He was appointed Director General of the museum in 1996. Under Vidarte’s leadership, the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao has been awarded numerous prizes, including the Gold Medal in Fine Arts in 1999, the European Museum Forum Museum of the Year Award in 2000, the Tourist Appeal Award in 2005, and the EFQM Silver Q Award for Management Quality.

As Deputy Director and Chief Officer for Global Strategies, Vidarte is a member of the foundation’s senior management team reporting to Richard Armstrong, and is responsible for initiating and implementing new ventures outside existing foundation activities. He is currently working to ensure the successful development of the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi.

Born in Bilbao, Vidarte graduated with a degree in economics and business studies from the University of Deusto in Bilbao in 1978, and took postgraduate studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, Massachusetts.