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Arthur G. Wiener

Arthur G. Wieneri ’68 is the founder of the Wiener Museum of Decorative Arts in Fort Lauderdale, FL. He is the owner of United Management Corporation in Brooklyn, NY.


Avocation: Collecting world-class ceramics, glass, and fossils. Why Start the Wiener Museum of Decorative Arts? To leave a legacy for future generations and because he ran out of space in his house (and elsewhere) to keep the objects. Accolade: Invited to exhibit at the April 2016 Smithsonian Craft Show. First Collection: Seashells. Favorite Fossil: The predecessor to the alligator. Famous Names in the Museum Glass: Lalique, Chihuly, Morris. Ceramics: Tinworth, Cliff, Barlow.