More than $200,000


El Museo del Barrio
$200,000
New York, New York
2021

To support Raphael Montañez Ortiz: Breaking The Limits, an exhibition to take place at two venues: El Museo del Barrio and Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporáneo. This retrospective showcases the work of El Museo’s founder, Raphael Montañez Ortiz, to highlight the fundamental issues in Montañez Ortiz’s production and contextualize them among consumer products made in the United States and abroad. An English- and Spanish-language companion book accompanies the exhibition.

Barbican Centre Trust
$350,000
London, United Kingdom
2021

To support ISAMU NOGUCHI, an exhibition to take place at four venues: Barbican Centre Trust, Museum Ludwig, Zentrum Paul Klee, and a fourth venue that has yet to be determined. This retrospective seeks to address Isamu Noguchi’s reputation as one of the most experimental and important sculptors of the twentieth century in relation to his involvement with social and political issues of his time. English- and German-language catalogues accompany the exhibition.

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
$250,000
Boston, Massachusetts
2021

To support an exhibition with the working title Sargent and Fashion at each co-organizing institution: the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and Tate Britain. This exhibition addresses the role of dress in the work of John Singer Sargent. An English-language catalogue accompanies the exhibition.

Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza
$450,000
Madrid, Spain
2021

To support Georgia O’Keeffe at each co-organizing institution: Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza; Centre Pompidou; and Fondation Beyeler. The exhibition offers differing approaches at each venue but aims overall to chart the progression of the artist’s entire oeuvre through approximately 100 works, including paintings, drawings, and sculptures. Spanish-, English-, French-, and German-language catalogues accompany the exhibition.

The Niigata Prefectural Museum of Modern Art
$225,000
Nagaoka, Niigata, Japan
2021

To support Viva Video!: The Art and Life of Shigeko Kubota at each co-organizing institution: The Niigata Prefectural Museum of Modern Art; The National Museum of Art, Osaka; and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo. The exhibition is the first major survey of Shigeko Kubota in Japan in nearly three decades. A bilingual catalogue in Japanese and English accompanies the exhibition.

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nantes
$200,000
Nantes, France
2021

To support United States of Abstraction: American Artists in France, 1946–1964 at each co-organizing institution: the Musée d’arts de Nantes and the Musée Fabre, Montpellier. The exhibition explores the impact made by American artists on the trajectory of abstract art in France from the 1940s to the 1960s. A French-language catalogue accompanies the exhibition.

Patronato Fondo de Arte Contemporaneo, Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo
$200,000
Mexico City, Mexico
2021

To support Frank Stella: Change and Experimentation at the Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo and possibly an additional venue in Mexico. The survey, organized in collaboration with the artist, spans Frank Stella’s career from the late 1950s to the present. A bilingual catalogue in Spanish and English accompanies the exhibition.

Centre Pompidou
$250,000
Paris, France
2021

To support Women in Abstraction at the Centre Pompidou and the Guggenheim Bilbao. The exhibition illustrates the contributions made to abstraction by women artists in the twentieth century working in the United States and around the world, along with insights into their nineteenth-century predecessors. A French-language catalogue accompanies the exhibition.

Barbican Centre Trust
$310,000
London, United Kingdom
2021

To support Carolee Schneemann at the Barbican Art Gallery and possibly two additional venues. The exhibition is the first survey of Carolee Schneemann to be shown in the United Kingdom. An English-language catalogue accompanies the exhibition.

IFF
$1,000,000
Chicago, Illinois
2021

To support the America’s Cultural Treasures Chicago (ACTC) initiative, a fund managed by the nonprofit Community Development Financial Institution, IFF. ACTC is a multiyear initiative spearheaded by the Ford Foundation and joined by Chicago philanthropies to support Black, Latinx, Asian, and Indigenous arts and cultural organizations that have been a central part of Chicago’s artistic and cultural heritage. The funds are intended to support organizations that have a mission to enable the creation, preservation, and dissemination of art stemming from BIPOC traditions, leadership, and culture