Application deadline: Jan 15, 2018
Research Travel Grants to the United States
These grants enable scholars outside the United States to consult resources and visit collections within the United States. The foundation accepts proposals from doctoral students and postdoctoral and senior scholars working on American art and visual culture prior to 1980.
International Research Travel Grants for US-based Scholars
These grants offer US-based scholars working on American art and visual culture prior to 1980 the opportunity to conduct research abroad. Grant funding is available for doctoral students, and postdoctoral and senior scholars, whose projects require the study of materials outside the United States.
Terra Summer Residency
The Terra Summer Residency brings together doctoral scholars of American Art and emerging artists worldwide for a nine-week residential program in the historic village of Giverny, France. The program encourages independent work while providing seminars and mentoring by senior scholars and artists to foster reflection and debate.
Terra Foundation Visiting Professorships at the John F.Kennedy Institute, Freie Universität Berlin
Three eight-month visiting professorships will aim at fostering the cross-cultural, trans-disciplinary scholarly engagement with North American Art at the John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies, Freie Universität Berlin and the art history departments of Freie Universität and Humboldt Universität, respectively. Visiting professors will offer two specialized seminars per semester in American Art History (B.A. and M.A. levels) and participate in the larger academic community of the Kennedy Institute for the duration of their stay.
Terra Foundation Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowships at Université Paris Nanterre and Université Paris-Diderot, 2018–22
A new postdoctoral teaching fellowship program, hosted jointly by the Université Paris Nanterre and the Université Paris-Diderot, will begin in fall 2018. Fellows will be nominated for a two-year period (2018–20 and 2020–22) and will instruct American art history and visual culture to graduate students in art history and American cultural history in combination with personal research.
Digital Publication Initiatives
Terra Foundation for American Art Digital Publication Initiatives are innovative projects that promote the use and application of computational technology and data in the study of the visual arts of the United States and the dissemination of the resulting research.
The editors of the online journal Nineteenth-Century Art Worldwide are currently accepting proposals for articles addressing art and visual culture of the Americas in the long nineteenth century, from the American Revolution to World War I as part of the series “American Art History Digitally.”