Foundation News


Posted: July 5, 2019

Mapping Memory: Space and History in 16th-Century Mexico

Exactly 500 years ago, in August of 1519, an expedition led by the Spanish explorer Hernando Cortés began marching inland into Mexican territory. Just two years later, what today is Mexico City ...

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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 15, 2019

Symposium On Viceregal Art Organized By 2019-20 Marilynn Thoma Fellows

Organized by 2019-20 Marilynn Thoma Fellows Katherine Moore McAllen and Verónica Muñoz-Nájar, the upcoming symposium Congreso de Arte Virreinal: El Futuro del Arte del Pasado seeks to trace the continuum and disruptions of visual characteristics throughout viceregal ...

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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: April 2, 2019

On Power and Play in Virtual Worlds

Lecture by Dawn Chan and Mary Flanagan; moderated by jonCates. Critics Dawn Chan and Mary Flanagan, winners of the 2018 Thoma Foundation Arts Writing Awards in Digital art, engage in a wide-ranging conversation ...

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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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