The foundation’s priority is to assist with the production and presentation of significant programs about architecture and the designed environment in order to promote dialogue, raise awarene
Furthermore Grants assist nonfiction books having to do with art, architecture, and design; cultural history, the city, and related public issues; and conservation and preservation.
The History of Art grant program supports scholarly projects that will enhance the appreciation and understanding of European art and architecture.
The Digital Resources program is intended to foster new forms of research and collaboration as well as new approaches to teaching and learning.
Recognizing the importance of experiencing original works of art firsthand, the Terra Foundation supports exhibitions that increase the understanding and appreciation of historical American art (circa 1500–1980). The foundation has a particular interest in exhibitions that travel outside the United States or to Chicago, where we’re headquartered.
The Conservation program supports the professional practice of art conservation, especially as it relates to European art of the pre-modern era.
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
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
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.