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

Aug 06, 2019 - Dec 14, 2019

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 innovative animation-based processes, including video game design. The exhibition features a selection of works by contemporary artists, including works drawn from Read more....

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

May 18, 2019 - Sep 02, 2019

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 expand the notion of the “Golden Age” to include the Hispanic world beyond the shores of the Iberian peninsula.

This exhibition features two Read more....


Art House chosen as a “Best of Santa Fe”

Art House, the public exhibition venue of the digital art collection of the Carl & Marilynn Thoma Art Foundation, has been chosen by the staff of the Santa Fe Reporter as the second best gallery on Santa Fe’s art-packed Canyon Road.

From the Santa Fe Reporter: “Carl and Marilynn Thoma (of the Carl and Marilynn Thoma Read more....

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Tanabe Chikuunsai IV at TAI Modern

Jul 26, 2019 - Aug 24, 2019

On view from July 26 – August 24: a solo exhibition at TAI Modern of Tanabe Chikuunsai IV’s bamboo sculptures, both small- and large scale. His free-standing sculptures, made from tiger bamboo and incorporating bamboo roots, share a fluidity and living energy as his massive, sinuous site-specific works. A fourth-generation bamboo artist, the artist’s Read more....

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

Jun 29, 2019 - Aug 25, 2019

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 fell to an ethnically diverse army composed of both Spanish and local peoples from other cities, starting a long period of European Read more....

Grants & Awards

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 Spanish colonial art. Applicants should propose projects that exhibit original scholarship and/or will make a significant contribution to the understanding of Read more....

Lectures & Symposia

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 art history. This symposium is designed to debate, explore, and evaluate the state of visual and material culture produced in colonial Read more....

Digital Art Writing Award

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 as an established arts writer, and Legacy Russell will receive $20,000 for her exceptional promise as an emerging arts writer. The 2019 Read more....

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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 Art at the University of Texas at Austin. The Marilynn Thoma Associate Curator, Art of the Spanish Americas position is currently held by Dr. Rosario I. Read more....

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Bel Canto: Contemporary Artists Explore Opera

Mar 16, 2019 - Jan 05, 2020

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, traditions, architecture, and music of opera. The first large-scale exhibition of its kind, Bel Canto will engage opera aficionados and novices Read more....