Grants & Awards


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: October 1, 2019

Bold Abstractions: Paintings from the Thoma Collection

Bold Abstractions: Paintings from the Thoma Collection at the Rockford Art Museum explores new forms of abstract painting from the 1960s, following the heyday of Abstract Expressionism. This exhibition of works from ...

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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: May 9, 2019

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 ...

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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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