Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts
The primary focus of the Andy Warhol Foundation’s grantmaking has been to support the creation, presentation, and documentation of contemporary visual art, particularly work that is experimental, under-recognized, or challenging in nature. Grants are made for scholarly exhibitions at museums; curatorial research; visual arts programming at artist-centered organizations; artist residencies and commissions; arts writing; and efforts to promote the health, welfare, and first amendment rights of artists.
Grants are made on a project basis to curatorial programs at museums, artists’ organizations, and other cultural institutions to originate innovative and scholarly presentations of contemporary visual arts. Projects may include exhibitions, catalogues, and other organizational activities directly related to these areas. The program also supports the creation of new work through regranting initiatives and artist-in-residence programs. The foundation values the contributions of all artists, reflecting the true diversity of the contemporary art field, and encourages proposals that highlight women, artists of color, and under-represented practitioners.
Amount: Grants range from $30,000 to $150,000. Most grants fall between $60,000 to $100,000.
Eligibility: Grants are awarded to tax-exempt, nonprofit organizations. Giving is on a national basis.
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