Exhibition


Smithsonian American Art Museum and Renwick Gallery
$6,000
Washington, DC
2019

To support research travel for the exhibition Sargent, Whistler and Venetian Glass: American Artists and the Magic of Murano, in order to research the reasons Venetian glass vessels, beads, and mosaics and their creators became subjects of American paintings, etchings, and drawings in the 19th century.

Smithsonian American Art Museum and Renwick Gallery
$5,700
Washington, DC
2019

To support research travel for the exhibition William H. Johnson in Scandinavia, in order to develop the timeline of William H. Johnson’s life and work in Europe and to initiate relationships with scholars and organizations in Scandinavia, and to locate potential venues for the exhibition.

Muzeum Sztuki w Lodzi
$5,000
Łódź, Poland
2019

To support research travel to explore the work and legacy of the Societé Anonyme in preparation for the upcoming exhibition on the beginnings of the institutionalization of the avant-garde in the United States and Europe.

Menil Collection
$5,865
Houston, Texas
2019

To support research travel to view Niki de Saint Phalle’s work in person, including the Tirs, and establish relationships with museums, collectors, and curators in order to secure loans in preparation for the upcoming exhibition on the artist.

Grey Art Gallery, New York University
$11,611
New York, New York
2019

To support partners Grey Art Gallery, New York University, and the Musée d’arts de Nantes to convene a symposium devoted to development of the exhibition Americans in Paris: Artists in the City of Light, 1946–1968. Partners will bring together key American and European scholars, writers, and curators who have addressed aspects of post–World War II American expatriate art and its intersections with French culture.

Georgia O’Keeffe Museum
$25,000
Santa Fe, New Mexico
2019

To support a two-part convening for the purpose of planning an international exhibition of approximately 90 paintings and works on paper by American modernist Georgia O’Keeffe. Partners include El Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza (Madrid, Spain), Fondation Beyeler (Basel, Germany), and Musée National d’Art Moderne (Paris, France).

Copenhagen Contemporary
$5,500
Copenhagen, Denmark
2019

To support research travel in connection to a large-scale Light and Space exhibition in Denmark, exploring the Californian ‘Light and Space-artists’ of the 1960s and 70s, and considering them as a historical movement contributing to the practice of contemporary artists.

The Baltimore Museum of Art
$20,000
Baltimore, Maryland
2019

To support a pre-exhibition convening for the internationally collaborative exhibition Joan Mitchell: To Paint Out of My Own Landscape. Co-organizers the Baltimore Museum of Art and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art will conduct research with the goal of generating collaborative, international scholarship on Joan Mitchell’s work, her social and cultural context, and the reception of her paintings in Paris from the 1950s through 70s.

Terra Foundation Exhibition Research and Development Fund
$360,000
Chicago, Illinois
2019

To support the Terra Foundation’s Exhibition Research and Development Fund from 2020 to 2022. This fund provides a variety of grants designed to encourage international curators to learn more about historical American art and present exhibitions of American art at their home institutions, and to encourage US curators of American art to conduct research internationally and/or partner with international institutions. Additionally it supports pre-exhibition convenings of US and non-US partners.