Exhibitions

The Thoma Foundation invests in groundbreaking exhibitions that advance scholarship and public engagement related to the areas of our collections

Questions about our exhibition grant opportunities should be sent to grants@thomafoundation.org. All grant requests must be submitted through our grants portal.

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I’ll Be Your Mirror: Art and the Influence of Digital Technology

The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth has been awarded a grant and artwork loans for I’ll Be Your Mirror: Art and the Influence of Digital Technology. The exhibition surveys more than ...

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Dara Birnbaum: Reaction

The Hessel Museum of Art at Bard College (Annadale-on-Hudson, NY) has been awarded a grant to support Dara Birnbaum: Reaction. The exhibition will be on view from June 25 to November 27, 2022. Reaction ...

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Sums & Differences

The Listasafn Árnesinga Museum (Hveragerði, Iceland) has been awarded an exhibition grant and artwork loans for Sums & Differences. The exhibition will be on view September 17 – December 18, 2022. The ...

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Jeffrey Gibson: The Body Electric

In 2022, the Thoma Foundation awarded SITE Santa Fe a grant in support of the community engagement and programming for the exhibition Jeffrey Gibson: The Body Electric. The exhibition is on view ...

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Education
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Smart to the Core: Medium/Image

First opened in 1974, the Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago is a site for rigorous inquiry and exchange that encourages the examination of complex issues through the lens ...

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Hearts of Our People: Native Women Artists

Women have long been the creative force behind Native art. Presented in close cooperation with top Native women artists and scholars, Hearts of Our People: Native Women Artists, the first major exhibition ...

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Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern

Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern takes a new look at how the renowned modernist artist proclaimed her progressive, independent lifestyle through a self-crafted public persona—including her clothing and the way she posed for ...

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I Was Raised on the Internet

I Was Raised on the Internet focuses on how the internet has changed the way we experience the world. Due to new types of gaming and entertainment and the rise of social ...

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Striking Iron: The Art of African Blacksmiths

For more than two millennia, ironworking has shaped African cultures in the most fundamental ways. Striking Iron: The Art of African Blacksmiths reveals the history of invention and technical sophistication that led ...

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Bold Abstractions: Paintings from the Thoma Collection

This major exhibition explores new forms of abstract painting from the 1960s, following the heyday of Abstract Expressionism. Highlighting color-based, geometric, and perceptual experiments, this selection of works from the Carl & ...

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