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American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, MA
($125,000 grant awarded in 2015)
Paul Revere: Artisan and Entrepreneur
  • Venues to be announced
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
Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
($50,000 grant awarded in 2013)
Converging Lines: Eva Hesse and Sol LeWitt
  • Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA
  • Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME
($150,000 grant awarded in 2014)
This is a Portrait if I Say So: Reimagining Representation in American Art
  • Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME
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
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
($100,000 grant awarded in 2014)
Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic
  • Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
  • Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX
  • Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
  • Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA

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Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC
($100,000 grant awarded in 2015)
REMIX: Themes & Variations in African-American Art
  • Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC
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
Dia Art Foundation, New York, NY
($200,000 grant awarded in 2011)
Carl Andre: Sculpture as Place, 1958—2009
  • Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid
  • Nationalgalerie im Hamburger Bahnnof, Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin
  • Musée d'art moderne de la Ville de Paris
Grey Art Gallery, New York University, New York, NY
($100,000 grant awarded in 2014)
Inventing Downtown: Artist-Run Galleries in New York City, 1952-1963
  • Grey Art Gallery, New York University, New York, NY
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 Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, Boston, MA
($200,000 grant awarded in 2014)
Leap Before You Look: Black Mountain College 1933-1957
  • The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, Boston, MA
  • Hammer Museum at the University of California, Los Angeles
  • Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH
Marianna Kistler Beach Museum Of Art, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS ($75,000 grant awarded in 2011)
Art for Every Home: Associated American Artists
  • Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art, Manhattan, KS
  • Grey Art Gallery, New York University, New York, NY
  • American Textile History Museum, Lowell, MA
  • Syracuse University Art Galleries, Syracuse, NY

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Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN
($200,000 grant awarded in 2015)
Native American Women Artists
  • Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Forth Worth, TX
($300,000 grant awarded in 2013)
Frank Stella Retrospective
  • Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
  • Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX
  • De Young Museum, San Francisco, CA
Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ
($150,000 grant awarded in 2014)
Matisse and American Art
  • Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ
  • Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, AR
  • Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE
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
Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, TX
($150,000 grant awarded in 2013)
Melvin Edwards: Five Decades
  • Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, TX
  • Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
  • Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH
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
New York Historical Society, New York, NY
($150,000 grant awarded in 2012)
Making It Modern: The Folk Art Collection of Elie and Viola Nadelman
  • Albuquerque Museum of Art and History, Albuquerque, NM
  • Francine and Sterling Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, MA
  • New York Historical Society, New York, NY
  • Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA

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Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL
($100,000 grant awarded in 2014)
New Women: Four New York Modernists, 1910-1935
  • Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL
  • Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME
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
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
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
The Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY
($200,000 grant awarded in 2012)
From the Great Plains to Europe: American Indian Art from the Weygold Collection
  • Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY
Tate Modern, London, United Kingdom
($200,000 grant awarded in 2014)
Agnes Martin
  • Tate Modern, London, United Kingdom
  • Kunstsammlung, NRW, Düsseldorf, Germany
  • Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
  • Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
($100,000 grant awarded in 2015)
Jasper Johns and Edvard Munch: Shadows and Reflections
  • Munch Museum, Oslo, Norway
  • Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT
($250,000 grant awarded in 2012)
Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861-2008
  • Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT
  • San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA
  • Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
  • McNay Museum, San Antonio, TX
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
($200,000 grant awarded in 2014)
International Pop
  • Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
  • Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
  • Philadelphia, Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
($250,000 grant awarded in 2013)
Rhode Island Furniture, 1650 – 1830
  • Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT

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