Painting of letters, newspapers, notebook, a feather, stamp, and other memorabilia held to a brown bulletin board by pinned, thin red tape.
John Frederick Peto, Old Time Letter Rack, 1894, oil on canvas, Terra Foundation for American Art, Daniel J. Terra Art Acquisition Endowment Fund, 2015.5

Terra Foundation in the News

2022

Hood Museum of Art revisits ‘American’ art, January 4, Concord Monitor

How Newly Recruited Native Curators Are Changing the Narrative of American Art at Museums Across the Country, January 12, ArtnetNews

Offense intended: Robert Colescott’s provocative career gets a retrospective at the Cultural Center, February 2, Chicago Reader

Ghosts descend on Minneapolis Institute of Art for big ‘Supernatural America’ show, February 17, Star Tribune

Major Exhibition at The Met of Winslow Homer’s Watercolors and Oil Paintings to Examine Themes of Conflict and Struggle in His Art, March 18, ARTFIXdaily

2021

LACMA Reveals Partnership with Four Southern California Art Institutions—and More, January 15, ArtNews

Cape Ann Museum lecture to look at Copley’s painting of women, March 12, WickedLocal

Smithsonian American Art Museum Plans To Reopen May 14 With New Installations and Extended Exhibitions, April 23, ARTFIXdaily

Terra Foundation Awards $2.5 Million to US Arts & Culture Organizations for Permanent Collection Projects, May 4, ARTFIXdaily

Terra Foundation awards $2.5M for permanent collection projects, May 6, Windy City Times

A Living Institution: The South Side Community Art Center Celebrates Eighty Years as a Force in African American Art, May 26, NewCity

The Portland Art Museum is reckoning with the pandemic — and the art world’s checkered history, May 30, OPB

Chicago, Comics Capital of the World: Two related exhibitions unspool a remarkable history of innovative cartooning, June 14, Chicago

MOMA Announces Reuse, Renew, Recycle: Recent Architecture from China opening in September 2021, September 3, The City Life

A New Exhibition at the Harvard Art Museums Examines the Military’s Activity on the US Landscape, October 7, Hyperallergic

$575K Chicago Cultural Treasures Grant, October 15, Chicago Defender

An Artist Once Reborn Is Now Rediscovered, November 28, The New York Times

2020

Les impressionnistes américains, Chirico, Koudelka… Les expositions à ne pas manquer, September 27, Le Figaro

Ford Foundation fund to award an unprecedented $160 million to minority arts groups, September 24, Washington Post

Exhibition: an air of Mississippi at Giverny, September 12, Le Parisien