Grants & Awards


Posted: March 2, 2020

Artwork Loan and Grant: Hearts of Our People: Native Women Artists

The Carl & Marilynn Thoma Art Foundation is excited to have two artworks from our collection featured in Hearts of Our People: Native Women Artists, organized by the Minneapolis Institute of Art. ...

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Posted: March 1, 2020

Grantee Exhibition: Uncanny Valley: Being Human in the Age of AI

The Thoma Foundation is proud to provide major support for Uncanny Valley: Being Human in the Age of AI at the de Young Museum in San Francisco. This exhibit offers a lens ...

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Posted: February 6, 2020

Grantee Activity: Pay-as-you-Wish Day at CAA Conference

The Carl & Marilynn Thoma Art Foundation is proud to support College Art Association (CAA)’s Annual Conference in Chicago by providing a Pay-as-You-Wish day on Friday, February 14, 2020. Pay-as-You-Wish day enables ...

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Posted: October 21, 2019

Last Week to Apply for 2020–21 Fellowships & Awards in Art of the Spanish Americas

The deadline to apply for the 2020-2021 Marilynn Thoma Fellowship and the Thoma Foundation Research and Travel Awards is Friday, October 25, 2019. Pre- and post-doctoral fellowships are offered annually to scholars ...

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Posted: October 5, 2019

Pattern and Decoration in American Art at MOCA, Los Angeles

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 ...

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Posted: May 24, 2019

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 ...

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Posted: May 10, 2019

Announcing The 2019 Recipients Of The Arts Writing Awards In Digital Art

The Carl & Marilynn Thoma Art Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 Arts Writing Awards in Digital Art. McKenzie Wark will receive $40,000 in recognition of their sustained dedication to the field ...

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Posted: April 1, 2019

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 ...

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Posted: March 26, 2019

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 ...

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Posted: March 26, 2019

Bel Canto: Contemporary Artists Explore Opera

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, ...

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