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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Terra Foundation for American Art Appoints Turry M. Flucker as Vice President of Collections and Partnerships, a Newly Created Position
June 16, 2022
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Terra Foundation adds Amina Dickerson, Eric T. McKissack, Ravi Saligram and Amanda Williams to Board of Directors
April 27, 2022
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Terra Foundation Awards $2.5 Million to US Arts & Culture Organizations for Permanent Collection Projects
May 4, 2021