2016


Museum of Modern Art
$25,000
New York, New York
2016

To support the 2015 International Curatorial Institute, co-organized by the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), the Center for Curatorial Leadership (New York), and Columbia University’s Business School. The program consists of a two-week session of intensive professional instruction for ten senior international curators and two MoMA curators.

Metropolitan Museum of Art
$35,000
New York, New York
2016

To support the 2016 Global Museum Leaders Colloquium, an effort to define and promote museum leadership worldwide. The annual program aims to foster more intensive institutional collaboration and coordination among participating institutions.

Association of Art Museum Curators
$50,849
New York, New York
2016

To support the Foundation Engagement Program for International Curators, a two-year program engaging three non-US based curators working on or having worked in exhibitions and projects that explore historical American art (c. 1500–1980).

Asia Society
$12,500
New York, New York
2016

To support the 2016 US-China Museum Leaders Forum in New York, which brings together 20 US museum leaders and 20 Chinese museum leaders to participate in programming and discussions designed to bridge cultural divides and foster museum collaborations among participants and their institutions.

“Textures of Work” Symposium
$16,200
Giverny, France
2016

To support a research colloquium at the Terra Foundation’s properties in Giverny, organized jointly by the Terra Foundation and the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute. The event brings together approximately 12 international scholars for a week of presentations and discussion.

Terra Foundation Essays Symposia
$20,600
Chicago, Illinois and Paris, France
2016

To support two events, one in Chicago and one in Paris, celebrating the release of Picturing, the first volume in the Terra Foundation Essays publication initiative.

Terra Foundation Essays
$176,000
Chicago, Illinois
2016

To support the fifth and sixth volumes of the Terra Foundation Essays, an international publication initiative that explores fundamental ideas shaping American art and culture. The series comprises thematic volumes, each articulated around a single concept, and brings together essays by US and international scholars.

Samuel F. B. Morse’s “Gallery of the Louvre” and the Art of Invention
$45,000 ($15,000 each venue)
Traveling
2016

To support installation, programming, interpretation, and marketing of the Terra Foundation’s traveling exhibition at the venues of the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art (Bentonville, Arkansas), the Detroit Institute of Arts, and the Reynolda House Museum of American Art (Winston-Salem, North Carolina).

Pathways to Modernism: American Art, 1865-1945
$24,510
Shanghai, China
2016

To support the development of Pathways to Modernism: American Art, 1865–1945 in collaboration with the Art Institute of Chicago and the Shanghai Museum. The exhibition is currently proposed to be shown at the Shanghai Museum in fall 2018.

“Humanisms and Antihumanisms in the Arts of the United States”
$21,500
Giverny, France
2016

To support a four-day colloquium at the Terra Foundation’s properties in Giverny, France. The event is organized by Laura Bieger (Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg), Joshua Shannon (University of Maryland), and Jason Weems (University of California, Riverside).