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Eliana Glicklich-Cohn

Eliana Glicklich-Cohn

Senior Manager of Real Estate & Sustainability

Eliana Glicklich-Cohn is the senior manager of real estate and sustainability at MoMA. Prior to this position, she was the project manager of real estate expansion at MoMA, where one of her top priorities was obtaining LEED Platinum certification for the Museum’s expansion project.

Glicklich-Cohn has over 18 years of experience in the museum and visual-arts nonprofit sectors, having also held positions in financial management, copyright licensing, fundraising, and audience development.

Glicklich-Cohn has a BA in art history from Vassar College and an MA in arts administration from Teachers College, Columbia University.


Eliana Glicklich-Cohn will be speaking at the Green Museums Summit 2024 :

Strategies To Slash Waste And Maximize Building Efficiency at MoMA

The Museum of Modern Art is focused on developing strategic approaches to be a more sustainable and efficient cultural destination for a global audience. Hear from several of MoMA’s dedicated staff working towards drastically reducing waste and energy use in its world-renown campus in the heart of New York City.

Director of Exhibition Design and Production, Lana Hum, will share her team’s nimble approach to waste reduction during the exhibition design process. Sr. Project Manager for Real Estate and Sustainability, Jason Smith, will delve into how he is implementing strategies to minimize the Museum’s energy use while accommodating climate needs in the galleries.

Sr. Manager for Real Estate and Sustainability, Eliana Glicklich, will provide an insider view into how the Museum has cut its materials and waste by more than 50% and how it’s prioritizing metrics and communication approaches to lessen its carbon footprint and engage its staff and visitors on the sustainability journey.

Eliana Glicklich-Cohn