Museum Park: From dream to reality, thanks to a philanthropist’s guidance

Recently, Miami Today featured Aaron Podhurst as an “Achiever.” Podhurst, founding partner of Podhurst Orseck, one of Miami’s top litigation boutiques, was chosen not only for his professional accomplishments, but also for his philanthropic leadership that was instrumental in the creation of Museum Park.

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When the Perez Art Museum Miami opened its doors during Miami Art Week, it was only a small preview of what’s to come at Museum Park. By 2015, the area will also be home to the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science, creating a cultural hub that will change the landscape of Downtown Miami, and benefit both locals and visitors. The park will merge arts and sciences, fueling a cultural movement that will put Miami on par with some the nation’s most highly regarded cities.

PodhurstNone of this, however, would have been possible without the guidance of Podhurst, Chairman of the Board of PAMM. He joined the board in 1984, when the museum was still called the “Center of Fine Arts,” and has served as Chair for the past 15 years. Under his leadership, Museum Park went from an idea to reality and created one of Miami’s largest public-private partnerships.

You can read Miami Today’s interview here, and see what Podhurst has to say about his involvement below.