Five Foundations Commit $16 Million to Black, Latinx, Asian, and Indigenous Arts Organizations

“America’s Cultural Treasures” initiative will provide multi-year grants in response to COVID-19 pandemic CHICAGO—Today, the Joyce, MacArthur, Terra American Art and Walder foundations announced that they are joining the Ford Foundation in an unprecedented $150 million initiative to recognize “America’s Cultural Treasures,” including at least $16 million to support Black, Latinx, Asian, and Indigenous arts […]

Sharon Corwin Appointed President & CEO of Terra Foundation for American Art

Chicago, IL—The Terra Foundation for American Art announced today that it has appointed Sharon Corwin as its new President and CEO, following an international search that began last year. Corwin currently serves as the Carolyn Muzzy Director and Chief Curator of the Colby College Museum of Art, a position she has held since 2006; she […]

Art Design Chicago to Return in 2024, with Increased Budget and New Grant Opportunities; Organizer Terra Foundation Announces First Round of Grant Guidelines for Prospective Partners

Chicago—The Terra Foundation for American Art today announced that it will launch Art Design Chicago 2024.  Through exhibitions, academic and public programs, and publications, the initiative will examine Chicago as a critical site for the exchange of ideas and meeting of cultures, from the past and into the present, and highlight the ways in which […]

Terra Foundation Adds Raymond J. McGuire and Jay Xu to Board of Directors

Chicago—The Terra Foundation for American Art is pleased to welcome two new members to its board of directors: Raymond J. McGuire, Vice Chairman of Citigroup and Chairman of Banking, Capital Markets and Advisory; and Dr. Jay Xu, Director and CEO of the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco. “Ray McGuire and Jay Xu, both at […]

Terra Foundation Announces Recipients of 2019 International Academic Awards & Fellowships

Chicago, IL—The Terra Foundation for American Art announced the 65 recipients of its 2019 international academic awards and fellowships, including the inaugural year of its visiting professorship in Japan. The visiting professorship in Japan, shared by Doshisha University and Kobe University, includes three American art historians who each reside in Kyoto for one year and […]