Grants & Awards

Grants & Awards

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 - Sep 01, 2019

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....

Artwork Loans Grants & Awards

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....

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I Was Raised on the Internet

The Thoma Foundation is delighted to provide lead support for I Was Raised on the Internet, on view at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago from June 23 to October 14, 2018. 100 works from 1998 to the present offer a close and comprehensive look at how the Internet has changed contemporary art and Read more....

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Announcing the Marilynn Thoma Fellowship in Spanish Colonial Art

The Thoma Foundation is now accepting applications for the inaugural Marilynn Thoma Fellowship in Spanish Colonial Art! The Marilynn Thoma Fellowship provides unrestricted funding in the amounts of $45,000 for pre-doctoral dissertation research and $60,000 for post-doctoral research, and is the first portable, unrestricted fellowship devoted exclusively to Spanish Colonial art. International scholars are encouraged Read more....

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Joanne McNeil: JUST BROWSING

Our 2015 Arts Writing Award grantee Joanne McNeil’s five-part video series JUST BROWSING is now live on her website. Supported by the Thoma Foundation, JUST BROWSING investigates what it means to be an internet user. Each episode in McNeil’s series begins with a topic of inquiry and leads the audience through the narrator’s own investigation Read more....