The Terra Foundation is dedicated to fostering exploration, understanding, and enjoyment of the visual arts of the US for national and international audiences.

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The Terra Foundation collection of American art includes over 750 paintings, prints, drawings, photographs, and sculptures by 242 artists.


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Painting that is primarily red vertical marking painted over an image underneath, which appears only as blue, yellow, and green marks beneath the red.
Terra Foundation Awards $2.5 Million to US Arts & Culture Organizations for Permanent Collection Projects
May 4, 2021
Clare Muñana and Huey Copeland
Terra Foundation Adds Huey Copeland and Clare Muñana to Board of Directors
December 8, 2020
A person looks into a plexiglass case housing teal-colored ceramics.
Five Foundations Commit $16 Million to Black, Latinx, Asian, and Indigenous Arts Organizations
September 24, 2020