Thoma Art Foundation

Grants & Foundations


Based in Chicago and Santa Fe, the Carl & Marilynn Thoma Foundation collection includes over 1,500 works and spans four broad fields: Art of the Spanish Americas, Digital & Media Art, Japanese Bamboo, and Post-War Painting & Sculpture.
The Foundation’s programs include:

  • Artwork loans to venues around the world
  • Awards and fellowships to support original scholarship across our collection areas
  • Educational opportunities for learners of all ages, such as lectures, symposia, and class visits to our exhibition spaces
  • Exhibitions at the Foundation spaces: Art House in Santa Fe and Orange Door in Chicago
  • Grants to nonprofit organizations for innovative exhibitions, academic programs, convening and publications in our collection areas


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