Less than $50,000


National Museum of Mexican Art
$35,000
Chicago, IL
2022

To support The Legacy of Carlos Cortéz, an exhibition examining the legacy of the Chicago-based artist, with emphasis on his influence on the political art tradition in Chicago and beyond. The project is presented as part of the Terra Foundation initiative Art Design Chicago. 

Sharjah Art Foundation
$25,000
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
2022

To support the participation of U.S.based artists in the 2023 edition of the March Meeting of the Sharjah Biennial (UAE). Entitled Thinking Historically in the Present, the convening explores the multiplicity of interpretations of time and place that exist outside of Euro-American-centric perspectives. The March Meeting’s video-recorded sessions and papers are accessible online for free on the organization’s website. 

The Laundromat Project
$35,000
Brooklyn, NY
2022

To support a public convening and a convening of more than two hundred artist alumni of The Laundromat Project’s Create Change program so that values, best practices, and challenges can be shared in the development of collaborative community art projects. The alumni convening comprises panel discussions, artist-led learning sessions, artmaking workshops, and performances. 

University of Pennsylvania
$25,000
Philadelphia, PA
2022

To support “Contested Bodies: Black Women in Art and Culture,” a convening series planned by the Contested Bodies Collaborative, an intergenerational gathering of Black women artists and art historians. The series will explore the historical construction and ongoing perpetuation of various stereotypes and tropes of Black women and Black femme-identified people in American art and culture. 

New York Foundation for the Arts, Inc.
$20,000
Brooklyn, NY
2022

To support “Museums Moving Forward: Equity and Accountability in Museum Workplaces,” a multi-convening program examining ways to make art museums more equitable. The convenings serve to disseminate field-wide data studies with new quantitative and qualitative research addressing key topics such as gender and racial wage gaps, promotion and retention rates, psychological safety, and a sense of belonging at work. The project results in a publicly available report with aggregate data analyses and concrete recommendations for change. 

New Bedford Whaling Museum
$25,000
New Bedford, MA
2022

To support “The Wider World and Scrimshaw,” a public symposium and scholars day to explore new research on scrimshaw traditions and adjacent global forms of carving from Oceania, the Pacific Islands, the Pacific Northwest, and the Arctic. The program also serves as a research convening for the exhibition The Wider World and Scrimshaw.

Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Panamá
$25,000
Panama City, Panama
2022

To support “CHOTIN´: Curatorial Methods from the Tropics and Surroundings,” a convening of curators who specialize in Latin American and/or Latinx art and hail from across the U.S. and the Americas that will allow them to network and share experiences, especially as they relate to contemporary curatorial practice.  

Montana State University
$25,000
Bozeman, MT
2022

To support “Representations of Asian Migrants and Settlers in the Western United States, ca. 1850–1918,” a conference at the Museum of the Rockies in Bozeman, Montana, that explores the contributions of Asian American and European American artists to representations of the Asian experience in the West.   

Field Museum
$25,000
Chicago, IL
2022

To support “Indigenizing Museum Practices: Sharing Experiences and Strategies,” a two-day convening bringing together Indigenous and non-Indigenous curators, artists, academics, and community members to consider Indigenous practices in museum contexts and strategies for collaboration and reciprocity, artistic practice, the confrontation of colonial legacies, and more.