Kress Foundation Invites Applications for Scholarly European Art Projects

The Samuel H. Kress Foundation is inviting proposals for its History of Art grant program from scholarly projects with the potential to enhance the appreciation and understanding of European art and architecture from antiquity to the dawn of the modern era.

Through the program, grants will be awarded in support of projects that create and disseminate specialized knowledge, including archival projects, the development and dissemination of scholarly databases, documentation projects, museum exhibitions and publications, photographic campaigns, scholarly catalogs and publications, and technical and scientific studies. The program also supports activities that permit art historians to share their expertise through international exchanges, professional meetings, conferences, symposia, consultations, the presentation of research, and other professional events.

In previous years, grant amounts have ranged from $1,000 to $100,000.

The application portal opens December 1 and Letters of Intent are due by December 15. Upon review, selected applicants will be invited to submit a full proposal by January 15, 2020.

To be eligible, nonprofit organizations, including supporting foundations of European institutions, must be recognized as tax exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

See the Samuel H. Kress Foundation website for complete program guidelines, information about previous grant recipients, and application guidelines.