2017 Grants, Awards, and Sponsorships

Support

The following support was awarded during the 2017 calendar year: 

February

College of Fine and Applied Arts, Francis P. Rohlen Visiting Artists Fund and School of Art + Design Visitors Series for a campus visit by Allan deSouza, in conjunction with World on the Horizon: Swahili Arts Across the Indian Ocean and Allan deSouza: through the Black Country

College of Fine and Applied Arts, Francis P. Rohlen Visiting Artists Fund and School of Art + Design Visitors Series for a campus visit by Stacey Jessimen de Nanteuil, in conjunction with Provenance: A Forensic History of Art

College of Fine and Applied Arts, Francis P. Rohlen Visiting Artists Fund and School of Art + Design Visitors Series for workshops, artists talk, and campus visit by Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme and lecture by Michael Jay McClure, presented in conjunction with the artist residency of Jonah Boaker at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

March

University of Illinois Office of the Chancellor, John Needles Chester Estate Fund for the acquisition of Still Life of Flowers in a Glass Vase by Dutch artist Anna Ruysch

April

University of Illinois Center for Advanced Study/MillerComm Public Event Series for a lecture and workshop by Isabel Hofmeyr, in conjunction with World on the Horizon: Swahili Arts Across the Indian Ocean

May

University of Illinois Student Cultural Programming Fee for the exhibition Propositions on Revolution (Slogans for a Future)

College of Fine and Applied Arts Matching Funds Grant for the exhibition World on the Horizon: Swahili Arts Across the Indian Ocean

June

The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts for contemporary art programming

 

 

Sponsorships

Krannert Art Museum–Week at the Museum

Sponsored in part by Champaign Unit 4 Schools, Urbana School District 116, University of Illinois Office of Public Engagement, Champaign Urbana Schools Foundation, Close Friend Foundation, Curtis C. Nash Children's Creativity Fund, Lumpkin Family Foundation, Sandra Casserly, Harold G. and Nancy A. Diamond in memory of Dorothy R. Altman, Kathleen Harleman, Joan and Peter Hood, Krannert Art Museum Council, John and Alice Pfeffer, Icko and Miriam Iben, Brian and Gloria Rainer in memory of Marjorie McFarlane, Katherine Snyder, Robert and Bonnie Switzer, Jean Tello in honor of Suzie Connors, Edward and Nancy Tepper, Scott and Virginia B. Webster Trust, Pamela Wells, Paul Wailand in memory of Diane J. Weiland, and an anonymous memorial gift.

World on the Horizon: Swahili Arts Across the Indian Ocean

World on the Horizon has been made possible in part by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities : Exploring the human endeavor. *

Additional sponsorship provided by the ADAA Foundation Curatorial Award and the Association of Art Museum Curators, College of Fine + Applied Arts Matching Funding Program, College of Fine + Applied Arts Creative Research Award, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Campus Research Board, and Krannert Art Museum.

*Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this exhibition or publication do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Propositions on Revolution (Slogans for a Future)

This exhbition made possible in part by a generous grant from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. Sponsored in part by the 1917: Ten Days that Shook the World / 2017: Ten Days that Shake the Campus Initiative; Center for Advanced Study; School of Literatures, Cultures, and Linguistics; Center for Global Studies; and Krannert Art Museum. Paid for by the Student Cultural Programming Fee.