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Grant Archives - American Art | 2011

Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH—To support a full-time assistant curator and a part-time art handler position for one year each, through the American Art Renewal Fund. A one-time grant of $55,000.

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

Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, TX—To hire curatorial research assistants for photography and for prints and drawings, through the American Art Renewal Fund. A one-time grant of $100,000.

Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR—To restore the curator of drawings and curator of contemporary craft positions, through the American Art Renewal Fund. A one-time grant of $168,000.

Arts Midwest, Minneapolis, MN—For the exhibition and catalogue Modern Spirit: The Art of George Morrison. A grant of $50,000.

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.

The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD—To support American art personnel, through the American Art Renewal Fund. A one-time grant of $135,000.

The Bennington Museum, Bennington, VT—For deferred building maintenance, through the American Art Renewal Fund. A one-time grant of $45,000.

Brandywine River Museum, Chadds Ford, PA—To restore a part-time assistant librarian position, replace the assistant curator and contribute to cost of living raises, through the American Art Renewal Fund. A one-time grant of $105,000.

Brookgreen Gardens, Pawleys Island, SC—To retrofit the archives/library space, through the American Art Renewal Fund. A one-time grant of $100,000.

Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY—To maintain ongoing American art activities, through the American Art Renewal Fund. A one-time grant of $100,000.

Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY—For the exhibition Strokes of Brilliance: John Singer Sargent Watercolors. A grant of $150,000.

Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH—Toward the general American art budget, through the American Art Renewal Fund. A one-time grant of $120,000.

The Columbus Museum, Georgia, Columbus, GA—To replace computer equipment, through the American Art Renewal Fund. A one-time grant of $50,000.

Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH—To support a curatorial and collections assistant position, through the American Art Renewal Fund. A one-time grant of $87,500.

Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE—To support the associate curator of contemporary art for one year, through the American Art Renewal Fund. A one-time grant of $55,000.

Dia Art Foundation, New York, NY—For the exhibition and catalogue Sculpture as Place: Carl Andre, A Perspective 1958—2009. A grant of $200,000.

Florence Griswold Museum, Old Lyme, CT—For the assistant curator position, through the American Art Renewal Fund. A one-time grant of $60,000.

High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA—For a part-time American art curatorial assistant and research travel funds for two years, through the American Art Renewal Fund. A one-time grant of $60,000.

High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA—For the exhibition and catalogue Rising Up: Hale Woodruff’s Murals at Talladega College. A grant of $120,000.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC—For building repairs, hiring of two temporary curatorial assistants and travel funds for curatorial research, through the American Art Renewal Fund. A one-time grant of $175,000.

Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, WV—To partially retire the Museum’s debt, through the American Art Renewal Fund. A one-time grant of $65,000.

Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE—To support the reinstallation of the American art collection. A one-time grant of $25,000.

Madison Square Park Conservancy, New York, NY—To support the Mad. Sq. Art program for 2012. A one-time grant of $10,000.

Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS—For the exhibition and catalogue Associated American Artists. A grant of $75,000.

Mead Art Museum at Amherst College, Amherst, MA—To restore two historically significant frames for Thomas Cole paintings. A one-time grant of $16,000.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY—To support the reinstallation of the American paintings collection. A one-time grant of $500,000.

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN—To support operating expenses for the Prairie School Purcell-Cutts House, through the American Art Renewal Fund. A one-time grant of $80,000.

Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY—To partially support a curatorial assistant for two years, through the American Art Renewal Fund. A one-time grant of $35,000.

Museum of Biblical Art, New York, NY—For the exhibition and catalogue Louis C. Tiffany and the Art of Devotion. A grant of $80,000.

National Academy Museum, New York, NY—To reinstall the American art collection. A one-time grant of $40,000.

Newcomb Art Gallery, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA—For the exhibition and catalogue Women, Art and Social Change: The Newcomb Pottery Enterprise. A grant of $100,000.

New-York Historical Society, New York, NY—To support the assistant curator position for one year, through the American Art Renewal Fund. A one-time grant of $70,000.

New York State Historical Association, Cooperstown, NY—For the exhibition and catalogue Artist and Visionary: William Matthew Prior Revealed. A grant of $50,000.

Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge, MA—To lend the painting, The Problem We All Live With, to the White House. A one-time grant of $18,500.

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC—To partially support the American art curator, the modern/contemporary art curator, and collection research and travel for one year, through the American Art Renewal Fund. A one-time grant of $75,000.

Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY—To support the reinstallation of the permanent collection in the Museum’s new building. A one-time grant of $30,000.

Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA—For the exhibition and catalogue Nathaniel Gould, Furniture Maker. A grant of $125,000.

Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA—To offset endowment losses for key American art curators, supplement collection research and bolster the American art fellowship program, through the American Art Renewal Fund. A one-time grant of $200,000.

Reynolda House Museum of American Art, Winston-Salem, NC—To support two collections-related positions, through the American Art Renewal Fund. A one-time grant of $62,000.

San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, TX—To support the general upkeep of the American art collection, through the American Art Renewal Fund. A one-time grant of $60,000.

Shelburne Museum, Shelburne, VT—To cover endowment shortfall that supports several American art staff positions, through the American Art Renewal Fund. A one-time grant of $93,000.

Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC—For the exhibition and catalogue The Civil War and American Art. A grant of $225,000.

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY—For the exhibition and catalogue John Chamberlain: Choices. A grant of $225,000.

Springfield Museums, Springfield Library and Museums Association, Springfield, MA—To support the art preparator and curatorial assistant each for one year, through the American Art Renewal Fund. A one-time grant of $90,000.

Tate, London, UK—For the exhibition Roy Lichtenstein. A grant of $100,000.

Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH—To maintain American art research, exhibitions, publications and public programs, through the American Art Renewal Fund. A one-time grant of $75,000.

Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN—To hire a senior curator, through the American Art Renewal Fund. A one-time grant of $100,000.

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY—To restore a senior library assistant position and support a part-time archivist each for three years, through the American Art Renewal Fund. A one-time grant of $195,000.

Wichita Art Museum, Wichita, KS—To subsidize salaries and reduce staff furloughs, through the American Art Renewal Fund. A one-time grant of $50,000.

Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA—To reinstall the decorative arts galleries and to support the curatorial assistant position, through the American Art Renewal Fund. A one-time grant of $75,000.



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