Terra Foundation for American Art - Exhibition Grants

March 01, 2019

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.

For exhibitions that travel outside the United States, we encourage:

  • A focused thesis that makes a significant contribution to scholarship on historical American art
  • International curatorial involvement
  • Inclusion of international catalogue essayists
  • A presentation that is meaningful to international audiences

Tags:     Visual Art, Humanities, Museums, American Art

Deadline: August 1, 2018 • March 1, 2019 • August 1, 2019

Dollar Amount: Up to $1,000,000

Eligibility: Visual arts that are eligible for Terra Foundation Exhibition Grants include painting; sculpture; works on paper (prints, drawings, watercolors, photographs); decorative arts (typically handmade functional objects of high aesthetic quality); design (objects of high aesthetic quality; excludes industrial design); video art; and conceptual art. Excluded are architecture, performance art, and commercial film/animation. (SEE VERY DETAILED AND SPECIFIC ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION IN THE FULL RFP.)

Full RFP: https://www.terraamericanart.org/what-we-offer/grant-fellowship-opportunities/exhibition-grants/

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