2022


Whitney Museum of American Art
$75,000
New York, New York
2022

To support A Very Long Line: Migration, Displacement, and the Struggle for Land and Refuge (working title), comprising approximately two hundred artworks, including paintings, sculptures, works on paper, installations, and time-based media from the Whitney’s collection. Taking its title from a 2016 video work by the artist collective Postcommodity, the exhibition examines the definition of American art as it has evolved throughout the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

Westmoreland Museum of American Art
$75,000
Greensburg, Pennsylvania
2022

To support planning for the reinterpretation and reinstallation of the Westmoreland Museum of American Art’s permanent collection galleries. The project centers the theme of labor as a lens to interrogate the collection in order to make connections to the museum’s regional history and communities.

Weisman Art Museum of the University of Minnesota
$75,000
Minneapolis, Minnesota
2022

To support planning for a reinstallation of the Weisman Art Museum’s collection of American art. The project lays the groundwork for a presentation and related publication foregrounding an expanded view of the collection and definition of American art.

University of Wyoming Art Museum
$43,000
Laramie, Wyoming
2022

To support the University of Wyoming Art Museum’s fiftieth-anniversary exhibition, which explores the museum’s place in the American West. Selections from the museum’s collection of Western art are presented in ways that enhance representation of Indigenous and women artists and highlight notable omissions and nuances in the interpretation of works from the region. A publication accompanies the exhibition.

University of New Mexico Foundation
$75,000
Albuquerque, New Mexico
2022

To support the University of New Mexico Art Museum’s new iteration of HINDSIGHT/INSIGHT: Reflecting on the Collection, which examines traditional genres of art, including portraiture, landscape, and abstraction, in conjunction with various topics and themes demonstrating the validity of a plurality of narratives drawn from the same works of art. A publication accompanies the exhibition.

University of Nevada, Reno Foundation
$75,000
Reno, Nevada
2022

To support the Lilley Co-Lab, an interactive planning project to inform the Lilley Museum of Art’s new permanent collection display. The project engages the community in activities to help determine the concept, object selection, and narrative structure of the exhibition.

Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block
$75,000
Tucson, Arizona
2022

To support More Than: Expanding Artists Identities from the American West at the Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block. The multidisciplinary, identity-based, and collaborative exhibition of more than forty works seeks to expand the definition of the genre and examine narratives that are often overlooked or made invisible. A publication accompanies the exhibition.

Tampa Museum of Art
$20,000
Tampa, Florida
2022

To support Purvis Young: Redux at the Tampa Museum of Art upon completion of a major building renovation. Comprising the museum’s complete holdings of ninety-one works by Purvis Young, the exhibition explores themes significant to the artist’s practice—social justice, immigration, systemic racism, hope, spirituality, and survival—and examines his visual language and symbols.

Speed Art Museum
$75,000
Louisville, Kentucky
2022

To support the reinstallation of the Speed Art Museum’s Kentucky Gallery with the goal of making it more inclusive, engaging, and relevant to the diverse communities it serves. Featuring paintings, sculptures, decorative arts, drawings, prints, and other objects from the Speed’s extensive Kentucky Collection, the gallery is the largest and most visited presentation dedicated to the historical art of the state.

Riverside Art Museum
$75,000
Riverside, California
2022

To support the development of an exhibition program for the new Cheech Marin Center for Chicano Art and Culture of the Riverside Art Museum. The Cheech opened in May 2022, stewarding more than five hundred pieces gifted from Cheech Marin’s collection, among other works, and presenting programs that uplift historically marginalized Chicano artists and their contributions to the American art canon.