Fellowships


Rijksmuseum
$165,000
Amsterdam, the Netherlands
2019

To support the Terra Foundation Research Fellowship in American Photography at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam (2020-2022) to spearhead research on works in the museum’s permanent collection. Two fellows will be selected for one year each to conduct in-depth research on selected works, photographers, and/or themes based on the fellows’ individual research.

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
$450,700
Berlin, Germany
2016

To support postdoctoral fellowships at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin’s Institute of Art and Visual History for four years. The program supports two consecutive two-year postdoctoral fellowships to teach and engage in research on American art history, and complements the visiting professorships at the John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies at Freie Universität Berlin.

Freie Universität Berlin, John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies
$438,500
Berlin, Germany
2016

To support visiting professorships at the John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies for six academic years (2017–2022). The program supports one 8-month visiting professorship each academic year, and complements the postdoctoral fellowship program at Humboldt- Universität zu Berlin.

Terra Summer Residency
$640,000
Chicago, Illinois
2015

To support the Terra Summer Residency program for 2016, 2017, and 2018. Founded by the Terra Foundation in 2001, the Terra Summer Residency is a nine-week residential program that brings together 10 doctoral candidates and emerging artists in Giverny for intensive work and exchange with distinguished academic and artistic advisors.

Smithsonian American Art Museum and Renwick Gallery
$516,210
Washington, DC
2015

To support the Terra Foundation Fellowships in American Art, which aim to support first-rate cross-cultural scholarship on American art and its global context and to create research opportunities for foreign and US scholars by providing access to the rich archival resources and collections of the Smithsonian Institution.

University of Oxford
$341,000
Oxford, United Kingdom
2015

To support the creation of the Terra Foundation Visiting Professorship at the University of Oxford, part of an initiative to support the teaching of American art history globally. This program opens American art as a new field of study to masters students in art history and facilitates the introduction of the visual arts of the United States to undergraduate students in history and American studies.

Institut National de l’Historie de l’Art
$76,000
Paris, France
2015

To support the extension of the Terra Foundation Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship at the Institut National d’Histoire de l’Art (INHA) in Paris for the 2015/16 academic year. The program is hosted by INHA and a university consortium including the department of American studies and art history departments at the Université Paris Diderot-Paris 7, the Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense, and the Université de Tours.

Freie Universität Berlin
$41,500
Berlin, Germany
2015

To support the extension of the Terra Foundation Visiting Professorship at the John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies at the Freie Universität Berlin for the 2016 summer term. The visiting professor teaches two full courses, one at the undergraduate level and one at the graduate level, to students from the institute, as well as to art history students from Freie Universität and Humboldt Universität.

Terra Postdoctoral Curatorial Fellow
$80,000
Chicago, Illinois
2006

To support a two-year, postdoctoral professional development experience from September 2006 to August 2008, which will offer a broad range of curatorial activities. The Fellow will concentrate on research and exhibition of the Terra Foundation Collection.

 

 

Terra Summer Residency
$278,898
Giverny, France
2009

To support the Terra Summer Residency (TSR), which brings 10 doctoral students and emerging artists to Giverny to pursue individual research for 8 weeks.  During the residency, this international group working in American art and visual culture is given the opportunity to engage with prominent artists and scholars through group seminars and individual mentorship opportunities. Focused on American and European participants over the past ten years, the program is open to fellows worldwide.