Grants & Awards


Posted: August 7, 2018

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. ...

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Posted: June 20, 2018

2018 Recipients: Mary Flanagan & Dawn Chan

2018 ARTS WRITING AWARD IN DIGITAL ART RECIPIENTS Mary Flanagan received $40,000 in recognition of her sustained dedication to the field as an established arts writer. Flanagan has been writing about digital ...

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Posted: June 14, 2018

Announcing the 2018 Arts Writing Award Recipients

The Thoma Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 Arts Writing Awards in Digital Art. Mary Flanagan will receive $40,000 in recognition of her sustained dedication to the field ...

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Posted: May 1, 2018

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 ...

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Posted: March 6, 2018

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 ...

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Posted: November 21, 2017

2017 Recipients: Rudolf Frieling & Ed Halter

2017 ARTS WRITING AWARDS IN DIGITAL ART RECIPIENTS Rudolf Frieling received the $40,000 award ($30,000 unrestricted, merit-based award + $10,000 project grant) for an established arts writer in the U.S. who has made significant ...

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Posted: October 19, 2017

Painted in Mexico, 1700-1790: Pinxit Mexici at LACMA

The first major exhibition and publication devoted to eighteenth-century Mexican painting, Painted in Mexico, 1700-1790: Pinxit Mexici thoroughly contextualizes and repositions a period of art marked by major stylistic developments and the ...

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Posted: October 17, 2017

Interview with Joanne McNeil, 2015 Arts Writing Award in Digital Art Recipient

The Thoma Foundation’s 2015 Arts Writing Award in Digital Art recipient Joanne McNeil debuts her film Just Browsing, a five-part video series investigating what it means to be an internet user, on Thursday, ...

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Posted: October 4, 2017

Pacific Standard Time LA/LA

The Foundation is excited to support several museums participating in Pacific Standard Time LA/LA. Led by the Getty, Pacific Standard Time is a collaborative effort from arts institutions across Southern California to ...

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Posted: September 21, 2017

2015 Arts Writing Award Grantee Joanne McNeil Debuts Just Browsing

JUST BROWSING: Premiere and Artist Talk Oct. 19, 2017, 7 pm at Fridman Gallery RSVP at Eventbrite The recipient of our 2015 Arts Writing Award in Digital Art, Joanne McNeil has completed ...

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