Terra Foundation for American Art Appoints Turry M. Flucker as Vice President of Collections and Partnerships, a Newly Created Position

CHICAGO—The Terra Foundation for American Art is pleased to welcome Turry M. Flucker as its Vice President of Collections and Partnerships. In this newly created position, Flucker will oversee the foundation’s 750-object American art collection with the goal of sharing expansive narratives of American art locally and globally, as well as foster collaborative, interdisciplinary partnerships […]

Terra Foundation Awards $2.5 Million to US Arts & Culture Organizations for Permanent Collection Projects

CHICAGO—The Terra Foundation for American Art is pleased to announce the awarding of nearly $2.5 million in grants to 35 arts and cultural organizations in the United States. These grants support projects through the foundation’s new two-year exhibition grant initiative, Re-envisioning Permanent Collections: An Initiative for US Museums. The Terra Foundation established this grant initiative to […]

Terra Foundation Adds Huey Copeland and Clare Muñana to Board of Directors

CHICAGO—The Terra Foundation for American Art is pleased to welcome Huey Copeland and Clare Muñana to its board of directors. Copeland is the Andrew W. Mellon Professor at the National Gallery of Art in Washington D.C. (2020–22); and Muñana is president of Ancora Associates, Inc., the international management consulting firm she founded in 1987, and […]

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 […]