Museums: FY 2007 Grants
Some details of the projects listed below are subject to change, contingent upon prior Endowment approval.
Access to Artistic Excellence | Access to Artistic Excellence II
American Masterpieces | Panelists
American Masterpieces: Visual Arts Touring
Craft in America, Inc.
Los Angeles, CA
To support the touring exhibition Craft in America, featuring works that exemplify aesthetic achievements in the fields of craft, folk, and native arts, with accompanying catalogue. The exhibition will provide historical context for a selection of objects created from the mid-1850s to the present.
Edmundson Art Foundation, Inc. (aka Des Moines Art Center)
Des Moines, IA
To support the touring exhibition After Many Springs: Art in the Midwest in the 1930s, with accompanying catalogue and education programs. The Des Moines Art Center exhibition examines the intersections between painting, photography, and film that grew out of the Midwest during the Great Depression.
To support the touring exhibition Visions of Midwestern Impressionism, with accompanying catalogue. The project will focus on the years between 1880 and 1930, investigating if there was a truly Midwestern Impressionist style, and examining the similarities and differences among Midwestern artists and the larger American Impressionist movement.
To support the touring exhibition American Impressionism: Paintings from the Phillips Collection and accompanying education programs and materials. The exhibition highlights 50 paintings from the golden age of American Impressionism (1885-1920).
Phoenix Art Museum
To support the touring exhibition Contemporary Rhythm: The Art of Ernest L. Blumenschien, with accompanying catalogue. This first retrospective of Blumenschien's (1874-1960) work will contribute to the American public's knowledge and understanding of the artist's interpretation of the American West.
Robert W. Woodruff Arts Center, Inc.
To support the High Museum of Art's touring exhibition The Treasure of Ulysses Davis, with accompanying catalogue and education programs. Davis (1913-90) was a Savannah, Georgia, barber and wood carver who created a body of highly refined sculptures reflecting on his faith and humor in life.
Walter Anderson Museum of Art, Inc. (aka WAMA)
Ocean Springs, MS
To support a touring exhibition of the work of Walter Inglis Anderson (1903-65). Although considered by prominent art historians to be an equal among his contemporaries, Anderson's work is still relatively unknown except by museum curators and collectors.
National Endowment for the Arts · an independent federal agency
1100 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20506