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 […]
Chicago, IL—From September 28, 2018, through January 6, 2019, The Art Institute of Chicago and the Terra Foundation for American Art will jointly present Pathways to Modernism: American Art, 1865–1945, developed in collaboration with and on view at the Shanghai Museum.
Terra Foundation Invests Nearly $1.5 Million on More Than 65 International Academic Awards & Fellowships in 2018
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 […]