Diane Wolf was an arts patron who served on the boards of the National Archives, the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and National Public Radio, and was a supporter of the Library of Congress, the Smithsonian Institution, the Washington National Opera, and the National Symphony Orchestra. She also served on the Metropolitan Museum of Art Junior Committee and the Whitney Museum Friends Council and was a supporter of the Frick Collection, all in New York City. Through her work on the Commission of Fine Arts she became an outspoken advocate for the redesign of American coinage. Wolf received her undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1976 and a master’s degree in early childhood education from Columbia University in 1980. She earned a law degree from Georgetown University Law Center in 1995.