Throughout his career, Peter Marino’s relationship with the arts has driven him to support a wide variety of organizations and art-related causes.
He currently serves as chairman of Venetian Heritage, where since 1991 he has been a board member and supporter of its art and architectural restoration efforts. Most recently, he underwrote the restoration of three life-size Antonio Rizzo statues for the Ducal Palace.
Since 2003, Marino has also been a member of the international committee of MAD Paris (formerly known as the Union centrale des Arts décoratifs), the organization devoted to design and decorative arts that runs the Musée des Arts Décoratifs and several other cultural sites in Paris. In 2015, Marino donated a Ringel d’Illzach sculpture, The Demimonde, to the museum. He also supported the 2006 restoration one of the museum’s renowned period rooms, the art-deco Bureau de l’Ambassade Française, designed by Pierre Chareau in 1925.
Marino is an honorary director of Young Concert Artists, where he served on the board of directors from 1993-2012 and was chairman of the board from 2003—2012. He established The Peter Marino Concert to sponsor the debut of a young musician at Carnegie Hall’s Zankel Hall each year.
From 1997 – 2003, Marino sat on the board of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center.
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