Grants will fund the staging of exhibitions, curatorial research, administrative costs, and more to organizations including the BlackStar Film Festival and W.A.G.E.
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.
More than 1,000 organizations will receive funding, the agency’s largest-ever number of award recipients for its annual program.
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Seven small and mid-sized museums will receive $50,000 emergency relief grants, and six additional organizations will get awards between $60,000 and $500,000 for equity and access initiatives.
The Tri-State Relief Fund will give $2,000 grants to freelance and contracted workers, including art handlers, archivists, and others.
The Black Art Futures Fund, which launched earlier this year and received more than 30 applications for its first round of grants, has given $15,000 to its four inaugural grantees.
From environmental monitoring equipment for Frank Lloyd Wright homes to an overhaul of an online database of archaeological artifacts related to slavery, the grants span a huge range of projects.
On Monday the Canada Council for the Arts (CCA) announced the winners of this year’s Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts, which come with CAD 25,000 cash (~USD 18,700).
On Tuesday Bloomberg Philanthropies named Gary, Indiana, Los Angeles, Spartanburg, South Carolina, and the New York cities of Albany, Schenectady, and Troy as the recipients of its inaugural Public Art Challenge grants.
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.”