Enslaved.org houses millions of records related to more than 600,000 enslaved people and their descendants, emancipation activists, and enslavers.
Under Deana Haggag’s guidance, USA founded the annual Berresford Prize, an unrestricted $25,000 artist award.
The grants will support organizations like the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art in New York, the California African American Museum in Los Angeles, and the Fabric Workshop and Museum in Philadelphia.
The Monuments Project will fund the development of more inclusive monuments, memorials, or historic storytelling spaces.
With $20 million raised since April, Artist Relief announced today that it will extend its initial September deadline for applications to December 10, 2020.
The Art Museum Futures Fund will award between $600,000 to $5.5 million to 12 mid-sized institutions across the nation, including the Brooklyn Museum and El Museo del Barrio.
The archive of Ebony and Jet is a treasure trove of visual culture; its donation to the National Museum of African American History and Culture and Getty Research Institute will allow unprecedented access to decades of Black American history.
While American collections of East Asian art have grown tremendously, the specialized conservation laboratories that maintain these collections have not.
According to the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, US museum staff have become more diverse — however, the margin of increase has been notably lower for people of color than women specifically.
The grant will help fund further development of Rhizome’s Webrecorder project, an open-source program that creates and shares archival copies of websites past and present.
On Tuesday, the Institute of International Education announced a three-year pilot program that will provide artists “who face persecution in their home countries” with fellowships at universities and art centers “in countries where they can safely continue their work.”
The art world, as those of us who participate in it know quite well, is exceedingly white. The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation is taking a stab at that problem with a new fellowship that seeks to diversify the curatorial field, specifically at major art institutions around the county.