Chicago, IL—Today, the Terra Foundation for American Art announced a total investment of $1.4 million on its 2018 international academic awards and fellowships, including inaugural research programs in Italy and Germany.
Theaster Gates Organizes A Johnson Publishing Story, An Exhibition Examining the Legacy of the Johnson Publishing Company
Chicago, IL—As part of Art Design Chicago, a year-long celebration of Chicago’s art and design history spearheaded by the Terra Foundation for American Art, Rebuild Foundation presents A Johnson Publishing Story, organized by artist Theaster Gates and on view at the Stony Island Arts Bank, 6760 South Stony Island Avenue, June 28–September 30.
Chicago, IL—In conjunction with and inspired by Arte Diseño Xicágo, an exhibition at the National Museum of Mexican Art (NMMA) exploring the contributions of Mexican and Mexican-American artists and designers in Chicago, NMMA and Art Design Chicago will host Arte Diseño Xicágo: A Neighborhood Fiesta in the heart of Pilsen. Free and open to the […]
First Round of Partners and Programs Announced for New $15 Million Collection-sharing Terra-Art Bridges Initiative
Chicago, IL—The Terra Foundation for American Art and Art Bridges announced today the details of the first collaborations for Terra-Art Bridges (TAB), a new $15 million initiative to examine and test new approaches to sharing collections, increasing scholarship, and expanding access to and experiences of American art.
Terra Foundation for American Art Announces more than $300,000 in Grants for New Art Design Chicago Projects
Chicago, IL—The Terra Foundation for American Art announced today that following its March board meeting, it has awarded more than $300,000 in grants to support public and academic programs for Art Design Chicago, a wide-ranging initiative spearheaded by the Foundation and developed in partnership with more than 60 cultural organizations to explore the ongoing influence […]
New Director to Lead Terra Foundation Paris Center & Library—Diego Candil to Amplify Foundation’s Mission throughout Europe and beyond
Paris, France (French translation below)—Today, it was announced that Diego Candil has been selected as the new director of the Terra Foundation Paris Center & Library, located in the 19th-century hotel Lévis-Mirepoix on rue de Lille. Candil, who has served as the secrétaire general (general administrator) of the Centre Pompidou-Metz since 2014, will begin his […]
Terra Foundation for American Art Announces New Art Design Chicago Education and Exhibition Programs To Take Place throughout 2018
Chicago, IL—The Terra Foundation for American Art announced today that following its October board meeting, it has awarded several new grants to support education and exhibition programs for Art Design Chicago, a wide-ranging initiative spearheaded by the Foundation and developed in partnership with more than 60 cultural organizations to explore Chicago’s art and design legacy. […]
Chicago Humanities Festival To Present “Creative Chicago: An Interview Marathon” with Hans Ulrich Obrist, Part of Art Design Chicago 2018
Chicago, IL—The Terra Foundation for American Art, Chicago Humanities Festival, EXPO CHICAGO, and Navy Pier today announced a partnership to produce and present “Creative Chicago: An Interview Marathon,” featuring one of the world’s leading curators, critics, and art historians, Hans Ulrich Obrist, artistic director of London’s Serpentine Galleries.
Paris, France—The Terra Foundation for American Art announced today the release of Experience, the fourth volume of the Terra Foundation Essays series, which explores fundamental ideas and concepts shaping American art and visual culture over the last three centuries. Experience, edited by Alexander Nemerov, Department Chair & Carl and Marilynn Thoma Provostial Professor in the Arts and Humanities […]
Terra Foundation Announces $2.5 Million in Grants & New Grantees for Art Design Chicago, Taking Place throughout 2018
Chicago, IL—The Terra Foundation for American Art today announced a broad slate of grants given in support of Art Design Chicago, a wide-ranging initiative the Foundation is spearheading to explore Chicago’s vibrant creative history and enduring influence on art and design. Following a board meeting on June 20, Terra leadership confirmed 33 grants for Art […]