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“Art & Empire: The Golden Age of Spain” at Museo de Historia Mexicana

Oct 30, 2019 - Feb 23, 2020

The Thoma Foundation is proud to provide support for the traveling exhibition Art & Empire: The Golden Age of Spain, organized by the San Diego Museum of Art. This exhibition will be on view at the Museo de Historia Mexicana in Monterrey, Mexico, from October 30, 2019 – February 23, 2010. Art & Empire Read more....

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“Pattern and Decoration in American Art” at MOCA, Los Angeles

Oct 27, 2019 - May 11, 2020

The Thoma Foundation is proud to provide major support for the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles’ upcoming exhibit With Pleasure: Pattern and Decoration in American Art 1972-1985, on view from October 27, 2019 until May 11, 2020.

With Pleasure is the first full-scale scholarly survey of this groundbreaking American art movement, encompassing works in Read more....

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“Art & Empire: The Golden Age of Spain” at the San Diego Museum of Art

May 18, 2019 - Sep 02, 2019

The Thoma Foundation is proud to provide support for the San Diego Museum of Art’s exhibition Art & Empire: The Golden Age of Spain, the first exhibition in the United States to expand the notion of the “Golden Age” to include the Hispanic world beyond the shores of the Iberian peninsula.

This exhibition features two Read more....

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Applications Open for Marilynn Thoma Fellowship and Research & Travel Awards

Applications are now open for the Marilynn Thoma Fellowship and the Thoma Foundation Research and Travel Awards.

Pre-doctoral and Post-doctoral fellowships are offered to scholars in support of projects and research initiatives that will advance the field of Spanish colonial art. Applicants should propose projects that exhibit original scholarship and/or will make a significant contribution to the understanding of Read more....

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The Thoma Foundation Permanently Endows the Position of Curator in Art of the Spanish Americas at the Blanton Museum of Art

The Carl & Marilynn Thoma Art Foundation is proud to announce a $2 million permanent endowment for a curatorial position devoted to art of the Spanish Americas at the Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas at Austin. The Marilynn Thoma Associate Curator, Art of the Spanish Americas position is currently held by Dr. Rosario I. Read more....

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Bel Canto: Contemporary Artists Explore Opera

Mar 16, 2019 - Jan 05, 2020

The Thoma Foundation is proud to be the lead supporter of Bel Canto: Contemporary Artists Explore Opera, the newest exhibition at SITE Santa Fe. This exhibition examines themes of race, gender and class within the stories, traditions, architecture, and music of opera. The first large-scale exhibition of its kind, Bel Canto will engage opera aficionados and novices Read more....

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moCa Cleveland Announces New OPEN HOUSE Initiatives

The Thoma Foundation is proud to provide lead support for the Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland (moCa)’s new OPEN HOUSE initiatives. These initiatives embody the values of diversity, inclusion, and accessibility, and aim to make the museum more welcoming and collaborative for all audiences.

moCa is the inaugural recipient of the Thoma Foundation’s annual Read more....

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The Body Electric at the Walker Art Center

Mar 30, 2019 - Jul 21, 2019

The Thoma Foundation is proud to be lead supporter for the Walker Art Center’s exhibition The Body Electric.

“In an age dominated by digital technology, The Body Electric explores themes of the real and virtual, the organic and artificial, moving from the physical world to the screen and back again. Today, computer and phone screens Read more....

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Announcing the Inaugural Recipients of the Marilynn Thoma Fellowship in Spanish Colonial Art and the Thoma Foundation Research and Travel Grants

The Thoma Foundation is proud to announce the inaugural recipients of the Marilynn Thoma Fellowship in Spanish Colonial Art and the Thoma Foundation Research and Travel Grants. The $60,000 Marilynn Thoma Post-Doctoral Fellowship is awarded to Katherine Moore McAllen, Assistant Professor at the University of Texas Rio Grande, who will produce a book manuscript examining Read more....

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Programmed: Rules, Codes, and Choreographies in Art, 1965–2018

The Thoma Foundation has provided support for the Whitney Museum of American Art’s new exhibition Programmed: Rules, Codes, and Choreographies in Art, 1965-2018. Curated by our 2016 Arts Writing Award recipient Christiane Paul with Carol Mancusi-Ungaro and Clémence White, Programmed establishes connections between works of art based on instructions, spanning over 50 years of conceptual, Read more....