• View of the Molo :: c.1730
  • Artist: Canaletto (Giovanni Antonio Canal), Italian
  • Repository: El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, TX
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Past Grants


We have chosen a representative sample of past grants to highlight the types of projects the Foundation supports and the typical amounts awarded. To see a comprehensive list of the grants and fellowships awarded in a single year, please see our Annual Reports

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Grant ProgramGranteesDescriptionAmount
ConservationAllentown Art MuseumIn support of the Nanotechnologies for Cultural Conservation workshop at the Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, PA.1500035763
ConservationHarvard UniversityIn support of the Art Conservation Fund, designed to care for the art collection at Villa I Tatti, the Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies, Florence, Italy, and in recognition of Lino Pertile, Director.2000035764
ConservationNational Gallery of ArtIn support of the publication Platinum and Palladium Photographs: Technical and Aesthetic History, Connoisseurship, and Preservation.2500035765
Digital ResourcesBowdoin College Museum of ArtIn support of a project to create an online scholarly catalog of the James Bowdoin III Old Master Drawing Collection at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art.1200035766
Digital ResourcesCity University of New YorkIn support of the development of the e-journal Art History Pedagogy and Practice.2000035767
Digital ResourcesDuke UniversityIn support of an open source Photoshop plug-in designed to digitally remove cradle artifacts from x-rays of old master panel paintings.7000035768
Digital ResourcesHeidelberg University AssociationIn support of the development of the Digital Cicognara Project, a collaborative project based on the library of Count Leopold Cicognara (1767-1834).1200035769
Digital ResourcesTufts UniversityIn support of The Digital Milliet: Greek & Roman Painting in the 21st Century, a project to compile an online collection of ancient Greek and Roman texts about painting.6300035770
History of ArtArt TableIn support of the 2015 Diversity Internship Program for female graduate students from backgrounds underrepresented in arts employment.1200035757
History of ArtFrick CollectionIn support of the study day associated with the exhibition Andrea del Sarto: The Renaissance Workshop in Action.1000035758
History of ArtMetropolitan Museum of ArtIn support of a project to catalog, and make available online, 400 frames in the Department of European Paintings at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.2258035759
History of ArtMuseo de Arte de PonceIn support of educational programming associated with the exhibition Wise Men from the East: Balthasar Moretus and the Magi Portraits by Rubens.1500035760
History of ArtOberlin CollegeIn support of the research and technical analysis of 230 European old master drawings in the Allen Memorial Art Museum collection.1000035761
History of ArtUniversity of DelawareIn support of the workshop and associated website 'Early Italian Painting Techniques Workshop' at the University of Delaware, with additional support for participation in the workshop by art museum professionals.4400035762

Past Grants

Only selected grants are shown per year on this page. To see a comprehensive list of grants given per year, please see our Annual Reports for those PDFs.


Grant FAQ

Q: What are your deadlines for submission of an application?

A: Deadlines for History of Art and Conservation grants are January 15, April 1, and October 1.  Applications for Digital Resources grants are due on April 1 and October 1.

Q: My application is not appropriate for Kress support.  Do you know of any other organization to which I can apply?

A: The Foundation Center is an excellent online resource with a database of grant makers and other helpful information for those seeking funding.

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Double Portrait of Attavanti Children

Double Portrait of a Boy and Girl of the Attavanti Family

Date: c.1580-85
Artist: Sofonisba Anguissola
Repository: Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH

Sofonisba Anguissola (1528-1625) was active in Madrid and Genoa, and she spent her late years in Palermo. There van Dyck sketched her a year before her death and described her as spirited and interesting although nearly blind.

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