Grants & Awards


Posted: September 10, 2019

Little Nemo’s Progress: Animation and Contemporary Art at OSU Museum of Art

Little Nemo’s Progress: Animation and Contemporary Art at Oklahoma State University Museum of Art highlights the processes (and creative possibilities) involved in crafting animated spatial environments, and illuminates a broad range of ...

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Posted: August 7, 2019

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

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 ...

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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

The Body Electric At The Walker Art Center

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 ...

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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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Posted: February 6, 2019

Announcing the Inaugural Recipients of the Marilynn Thoma Fellowship and the Thoma Foundation Research and Travel Awards

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 ...

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