To fund the April 2004 symposium in Chicago during which Terra Foundation fellows presented research from their dissertation topics.
“Remapping the New: Modernism in the Midwest, 1893–1945”
To fund the September 2004 symposium at the Union League Club of Chicago in conjunction with the Terra Museum of American Art’s exhibition Chicago Modern, 1893–1945: Pursuit of the New. Organized by the Union League Club of Chicago and the Terra Museum of American Art/Terra Foundation for American Art.
“Stieglitz: From a European Avant-Garde Towards an American Art”
To fund the December 2004 symposium at the Musée d’Orsay in conjunction with the exhibitions Alfred Stieglitz et son circle, la modernité à New York and A collection of 22 photographs by Alfred Stieglitz donated by the Georgia O’Keeffe Foundation. Organized by the Musée d’Orsay and the Musée d’Art Américain Giverny/Terra Foundation for American Art.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
To fund the second and third year of the digitization of the Archives’ most-requested documents
and the website where they are made available to the public free of charge.
Art Institute of Chicago
To fund the Art Institute’s operational costs associated with the Terra Foundation’s long-term loan of approximately 50 paintings and the majority of its works on paper.
Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation
To support the catalogue, educational programs, and the 2007 exhibition Art in America: 300 Years of Innovation at three venues in the People’s Republic of China: the National Art Museum of China (Beijing, China), the Shanghai Museum (Shanghai, China), and the Museum of Contemporary Art Shanghai (Shanghai, China). The exhibition is the first survey of American art to be presented in China and was organized by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York, in partnership with the Terra Foundation. The exhibition features approximately one hundred thirty important works of American art spanning the colonial period to the present age and explores issues of identity, creation, innovation, and scale.
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art/Bucerius Kunst Forum
To support the catalogue and 2007 exhibition Hudson River School Masterworks from the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art at the Bucerius Kunst Forum and two other international venues, and to support a related symposium on the Hudson River school in Hamburg in October 2006.
American Council of Learned Societies
To fund two 2005–6 academic year dissertation fellowships for Ph.D. candidates in the final year of writing dissertations on American art.
Courtauld Institute of Art/Insitut National de l’Histoire de l’Art/ John f. Kennedy-Institut für Nordamerikastudien
To fund three 2006 doctoral travel fellowships and three 2006 postdoctoral travel fellowships for European scholars whose research projects concern American art or transatlantic artistic relations.
Smithsonian American Art Museum
To fund annual Terra Foundation for American Art fellowships at the Smithsonian American Art Museum for scholars whose work fosters a cross-cultural dialogue by emphasizing the study of American art in an international context.