CHICAGO—The Terra Foundation for American Art announced an $8 million commitment to emergency funding and ongoing relief for visual arts organizations impacted as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The fund provides emergency support to Chicago, US, and international arts organizations, as well as relief over the next two years for arts organizations in the […]
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 Acquires Chicago Imagist Roger Brown “Disasters” Series Painting and Other Major Works
Chicago—The Terra Foundation for American Art announced the acquisition of The Big Jolt (1972) by Chicago Imagist Roger Brown (1941–1997). The painting is an example of Brown’s career-long exploration of natural disasters and their effect on people and nature. The work was acquired in response to a desire to collect works of art by Chicago […]
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 […]
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 […]
Terra Foundation Partners with Brazil’s Museum of Contemporary Art of the University of São Paulo to Present “Atelier 17 and Modern Printmaking in the Americas;” Accompanying Symposium—April 11–12—to Examine Major Trends in Modern Printmaking Across America
Chicago, IL—In an unprecedented partnership, Terra Foundation for American Art and the Museum of Contemporary Art of the University of São Paulo in Brazil (MAC USP) have joined forces to organize the exhibition Atelier 17 and Modern Printmaking in the Americas, along with a two-day international symposium, mini-course, and new catalogue publication.
Terra Foundation for American Art Announces Key Results of Art Design Chicago Initiative; Partners Report 2.5 Million Participants in Art Design Chicago Exhibitions and Programs
Chicago, IL—Initiated by the Terra Foundation for American Art, Art Design Chicago was a citywide exploration of Chicago’s role as a catalyst and incubator for innovations in art and design.
Elizabeth Glassman, President & CEO of Terra Foundation for American Art, Announces She Will Step Down; Announcement Coincides with the Foundation Exceeding $100 Million in Grants Given
Chicago, IL—Elizabeth Glassman, who has served as President & CEO of the Terra Foundation for American Art for nearly two decades, announced today that she will step down, effective upon the Foundation’s appointment of her successor.
New Handbook Reveals Unique International Perspectives on 100+ Artworks from Terra Foundation Collection, Launches at Frick Collection Panel
Chicago, IL—The Terra Foundation announced today the release of Conversations with the Collection: A Terra Foundation Collection Handbook, which showcases more than 100 paintings from the foundation’s exceptional holdings of historical art of the United States. In addition to full-color reproductions, contextualizing thematic essays, and interpretive texts for individual collection objects, the publication also contains short […]