Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture
$25,000
Chicago, Illinois
2021

To support research and development for an exhibition tentatively entitled Bridging Two Cultures: Lithuanian Immigrant Artists in Chicago 1950–2000. The project examines Lithuanian immigrant artists’ engagement with local, national, and international creative networks and assesses Chicago’s impact on artistic production locally and in Lithuania. The grant helps to support a research convening, a research trip to Lithuania, and a Terra Foundation Research Fellow who serves as curator. The project is expected to lead to an exhibition as part of the Terra Foundation initiative Art Design Chicago.