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2014

The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA —To reinstall and reinterpret the permanent collection for the Museum’s 20th anniversary. A one-year grant of $150,000.

Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL—To digitize and publish the American silver collection. A two-year grant of $250,000.

Association of Art Museum Curators, New York, NY —To support travel grants for junior American art curators to attend the annual meetings in 2015 and 2016. A one-time grant of $30,000.

Brooklyn Historical Society, Brooklyn, NY—For the George B. Post and related architectural drawings project. A one-time grant of $30,000.

Boise Art Museum, Boise, ID—For two American art exhibitions from the permanent collection. A one-time grant of $40,000.

Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston, SC—To reinstall and reinterpret the permanent collection. A one-year grant of $100,000.

High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA—To digitize part of the American art collection. A one-year grant of $150,000.

The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, San Marino, CA—To reinstall and publish the American art collection. A one-year grant of $200,000.

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN—To digitize the American art collection. A three-year grant of $300,000.

Montana State University Foundation, Bozeman, MT—To support the conference Political Portraiture in the United States and France during the Revolutionary and Federal Eras. A one-time grant of $15,000.

New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT —To reinstall and reinterpret the permanent collection. A one-year grant of $250,000.

New York Studio School, New York, NY —To digitize part of its lecture program archive. A one-time grant of $30,000.

The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC —For the Jacob Lawrence micro-website. A one-time grant of $30,000.

Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, NE—To digitize American works on paper in the permanent collection. A one-time grant of $30,000.

Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown, MD—To support the reinstallation of the 20th century American art collection. A one-time grant of $25,000.

Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA —For ongoing digitization of the American art collection. A two-year grant of $150,000.

Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT—For open storage of the American art collection and archives in the new West Campus Collection Studies Center. A three-year grant of $1.5 million.


2013

American Council of Learned Societies, New York, NY—Continued support of the American art dissertation fellowship program, renewable for one year. A one-year grant of $352,000.

Association of Art Museum Curators, New York, NY—To support travel grants for junior American art curators to attend the annual meeting. A one-time grant of $15,000.

Association of Art Museum Directors, New York, NY—To support the Museum Diversity Initiative in collaboration with the United Negro College Fund. A one-time grant of $40,000.

American Folk Art Museum, New York, NY—For the national tour of Self-Taught Genius: Treasures from the American Folk Art Museum. A two-year grant of $1.6 million.

Autry National Center of the American West, Los Angeles, CA—For the exhibition and catalogue Floral Journey: Native North American Beadwork. A grant of $100,000.

Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX—For the exhibition and catalogue Converging Lines: Eva Hesse and Sol LeWitt. A grant of $50,000.

Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester, MA—To reinterpret and reinstall the Fitz H. Lane collection. A one-year grant of $75,000.

Center for Initiatives in Art and Culture, Inc., New York, NY—To support the 19th annual American art conference. A one-time grant of $10,000.

Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA—To reinterpret the American art collection. A one-time grant of $40,000.

The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, MA—To reinterpret and reinstall the American decorative arts collection. A two-year grant of $200,000.

Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME—To reinterpret and reinstall the American art collection. A two-year grant of $165,000.

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution, New York, NY—To reinterpret and reinstall the American art collection. A one-year grant of $200,000.

Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI—To digitize the American art collection. A two-year grant of $250,000.

Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY—To digitize the American ceramics collection and archive. A two-year grant of $230,000.

Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, MI—To complete a storage system for large-scale paintings. A one-time grant of $25,000.

The Harwood Museum of Art of the University of New Mexico, Taos, NM—For the exhibition and catalogue Mabel Dodge Luhan & Company: American Moderns and the West. A grant of $100,000.

Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu, HI—For the exhibition and catalogue Art Deco Hawai’i. A grant of $75,000.

Madison Square Park Conservancy, New York, NY—To support the Mad. Sq. Art program for 2013. A one-time grant of $10,000.

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX—For the exhibition and catalogue Frank Stella Retrospective. A grant of $300,000.

The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY—For the exhibition and catalogue Robert Gober. A grant of $350,000.

Museum of the City of New York, New York, NY—To digitize the American silver collection. A two-year grant of $150,000.

Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC—For the exhibition and catalogue Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist. A grant of $75,000.

Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, TX—For the exhibition and catalogue Melvin Edwards: Five Decades. A grant of $150,000.

Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA—For the exhibition and catalogue John McCracken: A Retrospective. A grant of $250,000.

Prospect New Orleans, U.S. Biennial, Inc., New York, NY—For the exhibition and catalogue Basquiat and the Bayou. A grant of $75,000.

Romare Bearden Foundation, New York, NY—To catalogue and preserve the archives. A one-time grant of $40,000.

Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MO—For the exhibition and catalogue Navigating the West: George Caleb Bingham and the River. A grant of $200,000.

San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, TX—To reinterpret and reinstall the American art collection. A one-year grant of $130,000.

Shelburne Museum, Shelburne, VT—To reinterpret and reinstall the American paintings collection. A one-year grant of $75,000.

Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens, NY—Support for exhibition and programming activities. A one-time grant of $5,000.

Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Loretto, PA—To update the database system. A one-time grant of $6,000.

Thomas Cole National Historic Site, Catskills, NY—To include the painting Mount Ascutney from Claremont, New Hampshire in the Albert Bierstadt exhibition. A one-time grant of $5,000.

University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City, IA—To digitize the American art collection. A one-time grant of $40,000.

Weatherspoon Art Museum, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC—To complete a permanent collection storage system. A one-time grant of $25,000.

White House Historical Association, Iowa City, IA—To digitize the American art and architecture collections and endow the archive. A two-year grant of $250,000.

Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT—For the exhibition and catalogue Rhode Island Furniture, 1650 – 1830. A grant of $250,000.

Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings, MT—To support the 50th anniversary publication. A one-time grant of $25,000.


2012

Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH—To administer a national tour of an exhibition from the permanent collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art. A two-year grant of $200,000.

Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, PA—To support a comprehensive inventory of the Museum’s American art collection. A one-time grant of $25,000.

American Council of Learned Societies, New York, NY—Continued support for the American art dissertation fellowship program, renewable for two subsequent years. A one-year grant of $352,000.

Association of Historians of American Art, Gambier, OH—To create an electronic journal as a forum for international American art scholarship. A one-time grant of $20,000.

Brooklyn Historical Society, Brooklyn, NY—To conserve five important American paintings for a 150th anniversary exhibition. A one-time grant of $25,000.

Center for Initiatives in Art and Culture, New York, NY—To support the 17th annual American art conference, Defining America: Place, Identity, Idea. A one-time grant of $10,000.

The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY—To support a temporary curatorial assistant to survey the American art collection. A one-time grant of $25,000.

Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA—To publish a new permanent collection catalogue and an online database. A one-time grant of $100,000.

Exit Art, New York, NY—To support the transfer of the Exit Art archives to the Fales Library at New York University. A one-time grant of $30,000.

Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, ME—For the exhibition and catalogue From Mt. Lebanon to the World: The Shakers. A grant of $100,000.

Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, MA—To support an American art study center in the new museum complex. A two-year grant of $750,000.

The Hyde Collection, Glens Falls, NY—For the exhibition and catalogue Modern Nature: Georgia O’Keeffe and Lake George. A grant of $200,000.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY—For the exhibition and catalogue The American West in Bronze, 1850-1925. A grant of $250,000.

Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI—To reinstall the American art collection for the Museum’s 125th anniversary. A two-year grant of $250,000.

The Morgan Library & Museum, New York, NY—For the exhibition and catalogue Matthew Barney Drawings. A grant of $150,000.

Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale, FL—For the exhibition and catalogue William Glackens. A grant of $200,000.

The New Museum, New York, NY—For the exhibition and catalogue Chris Burden: Extreme Measures. A grant of $250,000.

New York Historical Society, New York, NY—For the exhibition and catalogue The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman: Making it Modern. A grant of $150,000.

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA—For the exhibition and catalogue Peter Blume: Nature and Metamorphosis. A grant of $200,000.

Pewabic Pottery, Detroit, MI—To preserve the Pewabic Pottery archives. A one-time grant of $35,000.

Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA—To digitize the American prints collection. A two-year grant of $200,000.

Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY—For the exhibition and catalogue Andy Warhol’s “13 Most Wanted Men” and the 1964 World’s Fair. A grant of $200,000.

The Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY—For the exhibition and catalogue From the Great Plains to Europe: American Indian Art from the Weygold Collection. A grant of $200,000.

Staten Island Museum, Staten Island, NY—To support the inaugural exhibition Staten Island Seen in the new facility. A one-time grant of $25,000.

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT—For the exhibition and catalogue Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861-2008. A grant of $250,000.

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY—For the inaugural permanent collection exhibition in the new building. A two-year grant of $1.5 million.

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