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American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, MA
($125,000 grant awarded in 2015)
Paul Revere: Artisan and Entrepreneur
  • Venues to be announced
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
($225,000 grant awarded in 2016)
Charles White
  • Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
($300,000 grant awarded in 2014)
Matisse/Diebenkorn
  • Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY
($100,000 grant awarded in 2014)
Martin Wong: Human Instamatic
  • The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY
  • Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH
  • University of California Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA
The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY
($175,000 grant awarded in 2016)
Anarchitecture: Gordon Matta-Clark and the Bronx
  • The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY
Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
($200,000 grant awarded in 2015)
Women of Abstract Expressionism
  • Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
  • Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC
  • Palm Springs American Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA
Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
($200,000 grant awarded in 2010)
Frederic Church: To the Holy Land and Beyond
  • Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
($75,000 grant awarded in 2016)
Vernacular Modernism: The Photography of Doris Ulmann
  • Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
($200,000 grant awarded in 2016)
Jimmie Durham: At the Center of the World
  • Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
  • Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
  • Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, MA
($100,000 grant awarded in 2016)
The Philosophy Chamber: Harvard's Lost Collection, 1766-1820
  • Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, MA
  • The Hunterian at the University of Glasgow, Scotland

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The Harwood Museum of Art of the University of New Mexico, Taos, NM
($100,000 grant awarded in 2013)
Mabel Dodge Luhan & Company: American Moderns and the West
  • Harwood Museum of Art, Taos, NM
  • Albuquerque Museum of Art and History, Albuquerque, NM
  • Burchfield-Penney Art Center, Buffalo, NY
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
($200,000 grant awarded in 2016)
Marsden Hartley's Maine
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  • Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME
Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN
($200,000 grant awarded in 2015)
Native American Women Artists
  • Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN
Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ
($150,000 grant awarded in 2014)
Matisse and American Art
  • Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ
The Morgan Library & Museum, New York, NY
($135,000 grant awarded in 2016)
Henry James and American Art
  • Morgan Library & Museum, New York, NY
  • Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, MA
Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY
($150,000 grant awarded in 2015)
Out of Clay: Peter Voulkos 1953-1968
  • Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY
  • Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
($350,000 grant awarded in 2014)
Donald Judd
  • The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
($300,000 grant awarded in 2015)
In Full Swing: The Art of Stuart Davis
  • Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
  • National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
  • de Young Museum, San Francisco, CA
  • Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, AR
Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill, NY
($100,000 grant awarded in 2015)
John Graham: Maverick Modernist
  • Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill, NY
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
($250,000 grant awarded in 2015)
World War I and American Art
  • Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
  • New-York Historical Society, New York, NY
  • Frist Center fo the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN

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Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
($250,000 grant awarded in 2016)
American Watercolor in the Age of Homer and Sargent
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME
($200,000 grant awarded in 2016)
A New American Sculpture: Gaston Lachaise, Robert Laurent, Elie Nadelman, and William Zorach
  • Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME
  • Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, TX
Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
($125,000 grant awarded in 2015)
Nature’s Nation: American Art and Environment
  • Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ
Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
($150,000 grant awarded in 2016)
Clarence White and His World: The Art and Craft of Photography, 1895-1925
  • Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
($300,000 grant awarded in 2015)
Bruce Conner: It’s All True
  • Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
  • Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain
Tate Modern, London, UK
($100,000 grant awarded in 2016)
Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power
  • Tate Modern, London UK
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
($200,000 grant awarded in 2016)
Allen Ruppersberg: Intellectual Property, 1968-2018
  • Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
The Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Greensburg, PA
($150,000 grant awarded in 2016)
Molten Light: Photography, Steel and the Modern World
  • Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Greensburg, PA
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
($200,000 grant awarded in 2016)
Grant Wood
  • Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

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An interview with curator Sergio Bessa on the exhibition "Martin Wong: Human Instatmatic" at the Bronx Museum of the Arts.