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Last week to apply for 2020-2021 fellowships & awards in Spanish Colonial art

The deadline to apply for the 2020-2021 Marilynn Thoma Fellowship and the Thoma Foundation Research and Travel Awards is Friday, October 25, 2019.

Pre- and post-doctoral fellowships are offered annually 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 Read more....

Artwork Loans

Spanish Colonial Paintings at the Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University

Apr 24, 2019 - Oct 28, 2019

The Thoma Foundation is proud to loan two Spanish Colonial paintings of Saint Michael the Archangel for the Cantor Arts Center’s exhibition How the West Was Won. These 17th- and 18th-century paintings are juxtaposed with Yinka Shonibare’s “Cowboy Angels” prints to provide deeper context for thinking about identity and power across the Americas and Read more....

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“Art & Empire: The Golden Age of Spain” at Museo de Historia Mexicana

Oct 30, 2019 - Feb 23, 2020

The Thoma Foundation is proud to provide support for the traveling exhibition Art & Empire: The Golden Age of Spain, organized by the San Diego Museum of Art. This exhibition will be on view at the Museo de Historia Mexicana in Monterrey, Mexico, from October 30, 2019 – February 23, 2010. Art & Empire Read more....

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“El Perú: Art in the Contemporary Past” featuring Spanish Colonial Paintings

Sep 06, 2019 - May 31, 2020

El Perú: Art in the Contemporary Past at the National Hispanic Cultural Center in Albuquerque aims to break down stereotypes of what visitors expect to see in a “Peruvian art exhibit.” Featured works include photography, sculpture, ceramics, painting, and multimedia in juxtaposition with examples of their historical antecedents. On loan from the Thoma Foundation 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....

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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....