We’re pleased to announce the release of Scale, the second volume of the Terra Foundation Essays series, which explores fundamental ideas and concepts shaping American art and visual culture over the last three centuries. Learn more.
William Merritt Chase’s exquisite pastel Spring Flowers (Peonies), shown in detail here, is one of six artworks from the Terra Foundation collection featured in the exhibition William Merritt Chase, on view at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Oct. 9, 2016–Jan. 16, 2017. Learn more.
The new Terra Collection Initiative Continental Shift, an exploration of historical landscape paintings at the Art Gallery of Western Australia (AGWA), highlights the cross-pollination of ideas and influences between the United States and Australia.
The American Art at the Core of Learning (AACL) website offers resources and strategies for teaching with American art that connect with K–12 English language-arts standards in use throughout the United States. Learn more.
Now available in our Audio & Video Library: “In Search of Utopia: The New World in the European Imaginary,” the first lecture in the series “Holland-America: A Transatlantic Dialogue, from 1609 to Today.” Learn more.
The Terra Foundation Paris Center & Library has moved to the historic hôtel Lévis-Mirepoix, at 121 rue de Lille, and includes larger and improved event and library facilities and a collaborative exhibition space with the Fondation Custodia. Learn more.
The Terra Foundation for American Art is dedicated to fostering exploration, understanding, and enjoyment of the visual arts of the United States for national and international audiences. More
"Samuel F. B. Morse’s 'Gallery of the Louvre' and the Art of Invention" opens Oct. 8 at Peabody Essex Museum
Archives of American Art is an unparalleled virtual repository of source material for the study of the visual arts of the United States
Exhibition Research & Development grant proposals due Jan. 16, 2017
Teachers, our American Art at the Core of Learning website provides easy-to-use resources and strategies for teaching with American art
Audio & video from more than 50 Terra Foundation-supported events are now available online
Art Design Chicago Grants