All Grants


Tougaloo College Art Collections / Terra Foundation for American Art
$100,000
Tougaloo, MS
2022

To support a four-year renewable Terra Collection-in-Residence loan of two artworks from the Terra Foundation Collection and related programs. Artwork by A.E. Gallatin and Arshile Gorky are integrated into the college’s permanent collection galleries and academic outreach. 

Georgia Art Museum / Terra Foundation for American Art
$100,000
Athens, GA
2022

To support a four-year Terra Collection-in-Residence loan of five paintings from the Terra Foundation Collection and related programs. Paintings by John Singleton Copley, John F. Peto, Henry Ossawa Tanner, Charles Sheeler, and Joseph Stella are integrated into the permanent galleries, expanding opportunities for education and interpretation. 

The University of Edinburgh
$45,000
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2022

To support Hot Art, Cold War: East Central Europe Workshops on American Art, to be held in Poznań, Bucharest, and Dresden. These workshops expand on research undertaken for the Terra Foundationfunded anthology Hot Art, Cold War: Southern and Eastern European Writings on American Art, 1945–1990 (Routledge, 2020). Organized by the University of Edinburgh, the thematically related workshops stimulate further debate and research on artistic relations between East Central Europe and the US in the context of the Cold War. 

Leibniz Institute for the History and Culture of Eastern Europe (GWZO)
$124,000
Leipzig, Germany
2022

To support “Linking Art Worlds: American Art and Eastern Europe in the Cold War and Since,” a program jointly funded by the Terra Foundation and the Getty and led by GWZO. The program consists of a series of traveling seminars, including an opening symposium in Prague and a writing workshop in Giverny, France. While the overall thematic lens is devoted to overcoming national frameworks through the study of official/unofficial encounters and engagements between the art scenes on both sides of the Iron Curtain, the content of the symposium and seminars is driven by site visits to archives and collections as well as by meetings with local experts. 

Baltimore Museum of Art
$200,000
Baltimore, MD
2022

To support Survivance: Centering Native Voices through Anti-Colonial Actions, to be shown at the Baltimore Museum of Art. This exhibition initiative centers Native voices and challenges collective understandings of the role of Native peoples in US history. An English-language publication accompanies the exhibition. 

Barnes Foundation
$175,000
Philadelphia, PA
2022

To support Water, Wind, Breath: Southwest Native Art in Community, an exhibition to be presented at the Barnes Foundation that explores Pueblo and Navajo ceramics, textiles, and jewelry as living artistic traditions. An English-language publication accompanies the exhibition. 

Museum of Fine Arts Boston
$200,000
Boston, MA
2022

To support Carolina Clay: Black Potters and the American Experience, an exhibition to be mounted at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The exhibition focuses on African American potters in the nineteenth-century American South, specifically those who worked in Edgefield, South Carolina, and the contemporary artists who have responded to this body of work. An English-language publication accompanies the exhibition. 

Denver Art Museum
$150,000
Denver, CO
2022

To support Moving Papers: Chapters in Apsáalooke Material Culture, an exhibition to be shown in Denver, and possibly at two additional venues. The exhibition includes historical Apsáalooke artworks from the DAM’s permanent collection, loaned works, and recent work by artist Wendy Red Star. An English-language digital publication accompanies the exhibition. 

Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston
$150,000
Boston, MA
2022

To support an exhibition of the work of Simone Leigh at the United States Pavilion at the 59th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia and the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston. An English-language catalogue accompanies the exhibition. 

Grey Art Gallery
$350,000
New York, NY
2022

To support Americans in Paris: Artists Working in Postwar France, 1946–1962, an exhibition to be shown at the Grey Art Gallery, The NYU Abu Dhabi Art Gallery, and one additional US venue, that assesses the expatriate scene in Paris in the years after World War II. An English-language catalogue accompanies the exhibition.