Visual Arts

RFP Listings:

Whiting Foundation—Public Engagement Grants

April 01, 2019

The Whiting Public Engagement Programs, including the Public Engagement Fellowship and the Public Engagement Seed Grant, are designed to celebrate and empower humanities faculty who embrace

Robert Lehman Foundation - Visual Arts Program

April 01, 2019

The Foundation supports museum exhibitions, art education programs, scholarly publications and art history lectureships that complement the strengths of the Robert Lehman Collection at The Metropol

Edwin L. Weisl, Jr. Lectureships in Art History

April 01, 2019

The purpose of the Lectureship is to provide Colleges with the opportunity to enrich their art history curricula by inviting noted art historians and/or artists to lecture on a topic related to at

Samuel H. Kress Foundation - History of Art

September 01, 2019

The History of Art grant program supports scholarly projects that will enhance the appreciation and understanding of European art and architecture.

Samuel H. Kress Foundation - Digital Resources Program

September 01, 2019

The Digital Resources program is intended to foster new forms of research and collaboration as well as new approaches to teaching and learning.

Samuel H. Kress Foundation - Conservation

September 01, 2019

The Conservation program supports the professional practice of art conservation, especially as it relates to European art of the pre-modern era.

The Getty Foundation

October 01, 2019

Getty Scholar Grants are for established scholars, or writers who have attained distinction in their fields.

Terra Foundation for American Art -US Curatorial Grants for Curatorial Travel Outside the United States

Terra Foundation International Research Travel Grants offer US-based scholars working on American art and visual culture prior to 1980 the opportunity to conduct research abroad.

Terra Foundation for American Art - International Research Travel Grants for US-based Scholars

Terra Foundation International Research Travel Grants offer US-based scholars working on American art and visual culture prior to 1980 the opportunity to conduct research abroad.

National Geographic Society - Key Issues Exploration Grants: Making the Case for Nature

Priority will be given to projects that aim to do one or more of the following:

  • Identify the specific visual and narrative communication mechanisms that will elicit action for wildlife conservation from target audiences. Multidisciplinary collaborations between scientists (e.g., neuroscientists, psychologists) and visual artists (e.g., photographers, videographers, painters, technologists) are strongly encouraged  
  • Measure differences in attitudes and/or behaviors across diverse audiences (e.g., ages, geographic regions, backgrounds) based on how information about wildlife is presented; proposals that use creative approaches to overcome sample size issues are encouraged
  • Apply and test social marketing principles to determine best practices when communicating about wildlife conservation to inspire action and increase or maintain engagement from target audiences