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Grants Awarded 2000/01

The grants listed below were awarded between July 1, 2000, and June 30, 2001.


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Research

Postdoctoral Fellowships

Postdoctoral Fellowships provide support for scholars at the beginning of their careers, freeing them from academic responsibilities to pursue interpretive research projects that will make significant contributions to the understanding of art and its history.

Baer, Ulrich Christian. New York University. "Photography and Trauma: Images that Bear Witness." $40,000

Bessire, Aimée Holloway Conlin. Portland, Maine. "Beyond History: Negotiating Sukuma Art and Colonial Encounter in Tanzania." $40,000

Bruhn, Matthias. Hamburg, Germany. "Bildwirtschaft." $40,000

Cole, Michael Wayne. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. "Sculpture as a Medium in the Age of Giambologna." $40,000

Ducci, Annamaria. Università di Pisa, Italy. "La scuola parigina di storia dell'arte e gli studi medievali." $40,000

García Avilés, Alejandro. Universidad de Murcia, Spain. "Imágenes mágicas: Arte, astrología y magia en la corte de Alfonso X el Sabio (1252-1284)." $40,000

Hinchman, Mark Alan. University of Nebraska, Lincoln. "African Rococo: Colonial Space and Representation in Eighteenth-Century Senegal." $40,000

Lewallen, Nina Star. San Francisco, California. "The Aristocratic Town House in Regency Paris." $40,000

Lindquist, Sherry C. M. Saint Louis University, Missouri. "The Late Medieval Monument: Agency, Visuality, and Society at the Chartreuse de Champmol in Dijon." $40,000

McCormick, Melissa. Columbia University, New York. "Visualities of Scale: Tosa Mitsunobu and the Small-Format Handscroll in Medieval Japan." $40,000

McGehee, Abby Lee. Oregon College of Art and Craft, Portland. "Parisian Late Gothic and the Construction of Communal Identity." $40,000

Murphy, Caroline Patricia. University of California, Riverside. "Felice della Rovere Orsini: Patrona et Benefatrix." $40,000

Unglaub, Jonathan W. New York. "Poussin, Tasso, and the Poetics of Painting" and "Ancient Painting and Baroque Poetics: A Convergence in Poussin's Later Works." $40,000

Werrett, Simon Roy Edward. Max-Planck-Institut für Wissenschaftgeschichte, Berlin, Germany. "Fireworks in Eighteenth-Century Russia." $40,000

Zhang, Zhen. New York University. "Amorous History of the Silver Screen: Film Culture, Urban Modernity, and the Vernacular Experience in China, 1896-1937." $40,000

Curatorial Research Fellowships

Curatorial Research Fellowships support the professional scholarly development of curators by providing them with time off from regular museum duties to undertake short-term research or study projects.

Cullen, Deborah Theresa. El Museo del Barrio, New York. For the exhibition A Graphic Revisioning: Robert Blackburn and the Printmaking Workshop. $13,500

Du Pont, Diana C. Santa Barbara Museum of Art, California. For the exhibition Of Painting and Poetry: The Art of Gunther Gerzso. $13,500

Janáková, Iva. Museum of Decorative Arts, Prague, Czech Republic. For the exhibition Ladislav Sutnar: Design in Action. $9,300

Kondoleon, Christine. Worcester Art Museum, Massachusetts. Catalogue of the Classical Collection, Worcester Art Museum. $13,500

Li Jian. The Dayton Institute of Art, Ohio. For the exhibition The Silk Road: Art from Ancient China. $13,500

Milevska, Suzana. The Museum of the City of Skopje, Republic of Macedonia. For the exhibition The Representation of Women in the Early Photography in the Balkans. $13,500

Pritchard, Frances. The Whitworth Art Gallery, University of Manchester, England. For the publication Clothing from Egypt, 300 to 900 A.D., in the Whitworth Art Gallery. $13,500

Wilner Stack, Trudy. Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona, Tucson. For the exhibition The Gary Winogrand Game of Photography. $12,500

Collaborative Research Grants

These grants enable teams of scholars to work collaboratively on projects that offer new interpretations of art and its history. Funded projects present innovative models for interdisciplinary research, encouraging scholars to think more broadly and critically about their disciplines. Grants in this category may also support collaborative projects that culminate in scholarly exhibitions.

Most Collaborative Research Grants are listed by the names of each member of the research team, although the official grantee may be either a university or the individual scholars.

Argenti, Nicolas, Brunel University, Middlesex, England; Suzanne Preston Blier, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts; Christraud Geary, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.; Paul Jenkins, Basel Mission, Switzerland; Germaine Loumpet, University of Yaounde, Cameroon; Alexandra Loumpet-Galitzine, University of Yaounde, Cameroon; Dominique Malaquais, Columbia University, New York; Steven D. Nelson, University of California, Los Angeles; Michael Rowlands, University College London, England; Jean-Pierre Warnier, Université de Paris V, France. "Bamum Art Worlds: Integration and Innovation in the Grasslands of Cameroon from 1700 to the Present." $290,250

Babelon, Jean-Pierre, Institut de France, Paris; Françoise Boudon, Université de Paris IV, France; Monique Chatenet, Ministère de la Culture, Direction du Patrimoine, Paris, France; Sylvie Deswarte, Université de Lyon II, France; Jean Guillaume, Centre d'études supérieures de la Renaissance, Tours, France; Frédérique Lemerle, Centre d'études supérieures de la Renaissance, Tours, France; Claude Mignot, Université de Paris IV, France; David Thomson, Independent Scholar, Edinburgh, Scotland. "Du Cerceau, topographe et visionnaire: Rêve et réalités dans l'architecture française de la Renaissance." $211,600

Brandt, Per Aage, University of Aarhus, Denmark; Shirley Brice Heath, Stanford University, California; Antonio Damasio, University of Iowa, Iowa City; Hanna Damasio, University of Iowa, Iowa City; Merlin Donald, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario; Gilles Fauconnier, University of California, San Diego; David Freedberg, Columbia University, New York; Stephen Kosslyn, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts; Steven Pinker, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge; Gloria Ferrari Pinney, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts; V.S. Ramachandran, University of California, San Diego; Robert Scott, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford, California; Francis Steen, University of California, Los Angeles; Mark Turner, University of Maryland, College Park; Lawrence Zbikowski, University of Chicago, Illinois; Semir Zeki, University College, London, England. "Cognition, Brain, and Art." Research Residencies at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University. $300,000

Clinton, Jerome W., Princeton University, New Jersey; Marianna Shreve Simpson, The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland. "The Interaction of Poetry and Painting in Firdausi's Shahnama." $139,750

Fane, Diana, Independent Scholar, New York; Alessandra Russo, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico City, D.F.; Gerhard Wolf, University of Trier, Germany. "Feather/Art: Mexico and Europe, XIVth-XVIIth Centuries." $194,000

Farago, Claire, University of Colorado, Boulder; Thomas Frangenberg, University of Leicester, England. "Art as Institution: Leonardo da Vinci's Abridged Treatise on Painting, c. 1560-1900: A Study in the History of Reception." $133,700

Hardin, Margaret Ann, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles, California; Zena Pearlstone, California State University, Fullerton. "Pueblo Artistic Routes: The Commodification of Hopi Katsinas and Zuni Fetishes." $140,900

Research Resources

Grants in this category support the development of resources that are of exceptional value to scholars working in the field of art history, with a particular emphasis on providing broad access-often through electronic means-to collections and reference materials.

American Center of Oriental Research, Amman, Jordan. For library acquisitions in the fields of archaeology, art history, and conservation. $90,000

American Film Institute, Inc., Los Angeles, California. To support film history research and dissemination projects. $100,000

Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center, Inc., Los Angeles, California. For interpretive programs and materials related to the exhibition The World from Here: Treasures of the Great Libraries of Los Angeles. $78,000

Association of Art Historians, London, England. For the Artists' Papers Register Project. £105,000

Beit Lohamei Haghetaot, Western Galilee, Israel. For the preparation of a catalogue of the collection of the Ghetto Fighters' House Museum. $44,000

Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal, Quebec. For the collections of nineteenth- and twentieth-century photographs of non-European architecture. Cdn $127,000

Dia Center for the Arts, New York. For the initial phase of a research initiative focusing on the papers of American artists of the 1960s and 1970s. $70,000

Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia. For the publication Seeing with New Eyes: Highlights of the Michael C. Carlos Museum Collection of the Art of the Ancient Americas. $35,000

Fondation pour le Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Basel, Switzerland. For the addition of new documentation to the central archive. $105,000

Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts. For the Vatican Topography Project. $250,000

Jacob and Gwendolyn Lawrence Foundation, New York. For the completion of the Web site "The Jacob Lawrence Virtual Archive and Education Center." $18,000

Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland. For the reference work Digital Surrogates of Medieval Manuscripts: Expanding a Scholarly Resource. $46,700

Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France. For the collection of colonial photographs in the Photothèque of the Musée de l'Homme. Fr 1,100,000

Museum of London, England. For the Archive Preparation Program of the London Archaeological Archive and Research Centre. $250,000

Southern California School of Theology, Claremont. For the Mount Athos Digital Library and Preservation Project of the Ancient Biblical Manuscript Center. $80,000

The State Hermitage Museum Foundation of Canada, Ottawa. For the planning for an inventory of the collections of the State Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg. $30,000

Stiftung Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf, Germany. For the cataloguing of the collection of drawings by Pietro da Cortona and his circle in the Kunstmuseum, Düsseldorf. $89,000

Union Académique Internationale, Brussels, Belgium. For the electronic publication of out-of-print fascicles of the Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum. £76,800

Università degli Studi di Udine, Italy. For the reference work on the facade reliefs of Orvieto Cathedral. $123,000

University of Cambridge, England. For an electronic catalogue of the Pacific and South Asian photograph collections in the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. £105,000

University of Oxford, England. For an electronic catalogue of the medieval manuscript collection in the Bodleain library. $250,000

University of Oxford, England. For the preparation of a catalogue of the Islamic textile collection of the Ashmolean Museum. £46,000

University of Texas at Austin. For the preparation of a catalogue of the Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art's collection of Latin American art. $83,000

Utrecht University, The Netherlands. For the translation of the ICONCLASS system into German, French, and Italian. 166,000 NLG


Conservation

Conservation grants provide support to museums and other cultural organizations for a wide range of projects focused on the conservation and management of collections of works of art as well as historic buildings, districts, landscapes, and archaeological sites. The importance of research, planning, and related training is emphasized as part of a broader approach to effective stewardship and long-term preservation.

Conservation of Works of Art

Grants in this category provide funds to assess the conservation needs of collections, undertake conservation treatment and research projects, and support the training of conservators.

Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Virginia. For treatment and research related to the conservation of the collection of upholstered furniture. $59,600

Dulwich Picture Gallery, London, England. For treatment and research related to the conservation of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century European master paintings. £157,328

Heritage Preservation, Inc., Washington, D.C. For the Heritage Health Index. $172,000

Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Pennsylvania. For a conservation survey of photogravures from The North American Indian by Edward S. Curtis. $42,500

Padri Passionisti, Pontificio Santuario Scala Santa, Rome, Italy. For a conservation survey of the Pontificio Santuario Scala Santa. $170,000

Royal Castle of Wawel, Kraków, Poland. For treatment and research related to the conservation of Italian paintings from the Lanckoronska Collection. $46,900

Staatliche Kunstsammlungen, Dresden, Germany. For treatment and research related to the Elector Portraits in the Rüstkammer. DM628,000

Architectural Conservation

Architectural Conservation grants support the development of conservation plans for buildings of outstanding architectural significance. Funding is also provided for select projects to implement conservation plans and to provide on-site training opportunities. Grants also support archaeological site management projects. Preserve L.A., a new grant initiative developed by the Getty, will support the conservation of Los Angeles County's architectural heritage.

The American Himalayan Foundation, San Francisco, California. For conservation projects in the Himalayan region. $30,000

Center for Arts and Culture, Washington, D.C. For the development of a long-term plan for Save America's Treasures. $25,000

Centre International de la Construction en Terre (CRATerre-EAG), Ecole d'Architecture de Grenoble, Villefontaine, France. To implement a conservation plan for Our Lady of the Seven Sorrows Cathedral, Navrongo, Ghana. $69,680

Förderverein "Erhaltet Kloster Jerichow!" e.V., Jerichow, Germany. For the Cloister Church of Saints Marien and Nikolas, Jerichow Cloister. $22,700

Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago. To implement a conservation plan for S.R. Crown Hall. $250,000

The John Bartram Association, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. To implement a conservation plan for the John Bartram House. $90,000

Lyme Historical Society, Old Lyme, Connecticut. For the preparation of a conservation plan for the Florence Griswold Museum. $30,900

Moggerhanger House Preservation Trust, Moggerhanger Park, England. To implement a conservation plan for Moggerhanger House. £161,290

National Kyiv-Pechersk Historical and Cultural Preserve, Ukraine. For the Church of Our Savior in Berestove. $76,245

National Tropical Botanical Garden, Kauai, Hawaii. For a site management plan for Kahanu Garden and the ancient site of Hale O Pi'ilani, Maui, Hawaii. $146,000

University of Oregon, Eugene. For "Campus Planning and Heritage Preservation: A Planning Meeting." $20,000

University of Oregon, Eugene. For "Campus Heritage Preservation: A National Conference." $250,000

University of Southern California, Los Angeles. To identify the conservation needs of the Gamble House, Pasadena. $13,500

Conservation Training

Cornell University, Ithaca, New York. For postgraduate internships. $66,375

Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, Illinois. For postgraduate internships. $67,480

Intermuseum Conservation Association, Oberlin, Ohio. For postgraduate internships. $118,816

Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. For internships. $141,000

University of Dublin, Trinity College, Ireland. For the acquisition of equipment for the Conservation Laboratory at the Information Resource Centre of Trinity College. IR£184,000


Leadership and Professional Development

Grants are offered to organizations throughout the world to support the education and development of professionals working within the Getty's areas of interest. Through its multicultural internship program in Los Angeles, the Getty Foundation also seeks to encourage and nurture a diverse new generation of leaders for museums and visual arts organizations. The various programs of the Getty also offer graduate-level internships at the Getty Center each year.

Art Libraries Society of North America, Tucson, Arizona. For a librarian from China to attend the 2001 Art Libraries Society of North America conference in Los Angeles, California. $4,200

Comité Ecuatoriano del ICOM, Quito, Ecuador. For a series of workshops for museum professionals on the documentation of collections. $9,000

Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works, Washington, D.C. For participants from Latin America and the Caribbean to attend the 2001 annual meeting in Dallas, Texas. $55,000

Fund for the Arts and Culture in Central and Eastern Europe, McLean, Virginia. For the Museum Assessment Seminar in Saint Petersburg. $20,000

International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property, Rome, Italy. For "Generation 2001," a conservation training project for African museum professionals in Mombasa, Kenya, and Porto Novo, Benin. $200,000

International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property, Rome, Italy. For participants from Central and Eastern Europe and developing countries to attend the course "Sharing Conservation Science: Pour un langage commun," in Paris, France. $41,000

International Council of Museums, Paris, France. For participants from developing countries to attend the Nineteenth General Conference. $80,000.

International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works, London, England. For participants from Southeast Asia and the Pacific region to attend the 18th International Congress in Melbourne, Australia. A$34,365

Isabella Stewart Gardener Museum, Boston, Massachusetts. For the museum's Strategic Planning Project. $25,000

Museum Trustee Association, Washington, D.C. For the Museum Governance in a New Age project and for the 2001 Assembly for museum leaders in Cambridge, Massachusetts. $50,000

Salzburg Seminar in American Studies, Middlebury, Vermont. For participants from Central and Eastern Europe and developing countries to attend the session "Museums in the Twenty-First Century." $100,000

University of Southern California, Los Angeles. For arts journalism fellowships at the Annenberg School for Communications. $218,000


Multicultural Internship Grants

These grants enable museums and visual arts organizations in Los Angeles County, California, to hire undergraduates of culturally diverse backgrounds as summer interns. The goal is to introduce these students to career possibilities within the museum and visual arts fields. Nineteen grants of $3,000 each were awarded to undergraduates from diverse cultural backgrounds for internships at the Getty Center. $57,000

Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena. For two internships. $6,800

Arts and Services for Disabled, Long Beach. For one internship at the George V. Deneff Art Gallery. $3,400

Arts Resources and Technical Services, Los Angeles. For one internship. $3,400

ARTScorpsLA, Los Angeles. For three internships at La Tierra de la Culebra, Chinatown Studio Center, and Spiraling Orchard. $10,200

Autry Museum of Western Heritage, Los Angeles. For three internships. $10,200

Cal Poly Pomona Foundation. For one internship at Cal Poly Pomona Downtown Center. $3,400

California African American Museum, Los Angeles. For three internships. $10,200

California Institute of the Arts, Valencia. For three internships at Community Arts Partnership. $10,200

California Science Center Foundation, Los Angeles. For two internships at the California Science Center. $6,800

California State University Long Beach Foundation. For one internship at the University Art Museum. $3,400

California State University Long Beach Foundation. For one internship at the Visual Resources Center, Art Department. $3,400

California State University Los Angeles. For one internship at the Harriet and Charles Luckman Fine Arts Complex. $3,400

Catalina Island Museum, Avalon. For one internship. $3,400

Center for the Study of Political Graphics, Los Angeles. For two internships. $6,800

Central American Resource Center, Los Angeles. For two internships. $6,800

City of Manhattan Beach. For one internship at the Cultural Arts Division. $3,400

City of Norwalk. For two internships at the Norwalk Cultural Arts Center. $6,800

Drum Barracks Garrison and Society, Wilmington. For one internship at the Drum Barracks Civil War Museum. $3,400

Eagle Rock Community Cultural Association, Los Angeles. For one internship at the Eagle Rock Community Cultural Center. $3,400

18th Street Arts Complex, Santa Monica. For two internships. $6,800

El Pueblo Park Association, Altadena. For two internships at El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historic Monument. $6,800

FIDM Museum and Library, Los Angeles. For one internship. $3,400

Foundation of the Los Angeles Maritime Museum, San Pedro. For one internship at the Los Angeles Maritime Museum. $3,400

Friends of Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, San Pedro. For three internships. $10,200

Friends of the Museum of Chinese American History, Los Angeles. For two internships. $6,800

Friends of the Schindler House, West Hollywood. For one internship at the Schindler House. $3,400

Hebrew Union College-Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles. For two internships at the Skirball Cultural Center. $6,800

Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery, San Marino. For three internships. $10,200

Highways, Santa Monica. For one internship. $3,400

Historical Society of Long Beach. For one internship. $3,400

Immaculate Heart Community, Los Angeles. For one internship. $3,400

Inner-City Arts, Los Angeles. For two internships. $6,800

Japanese American Cultural and Community Center, Los Angeles. For two internships. $6,800

Japanese American National Museum, Los Angeles. For three internships. $10,200

Kidspace, A Participatory Museum, Pasadena. For one internship. $3,400

L.A. Freewaves, Los Angeles. For two internships. $6,800

Library Foundation of Los Angeles. For one internship at the Los Angeles Public Library. $3,400

Light Bringer Project, Pasadena. For one internship. $3,400

Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific. For one internship. $3,400

Long Beach Museum of Art Foundation. For three internships at the Long Beach Museum of Art. $10,200

Los Angeles Conservancy. For two internships. $6,800

Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions. For one internship. $3,400

Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority. For two internships in the Metro Art Department. $6,800

Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History Foundation. For one internship at the George C. Page Museum. $3,400

Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History Foundation. For two internships at the Natural History Museum. $6,800

Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History Foundation. For two internships at the William S. Hart Museum. $6,800

Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery Associates. For two internships at the Municipal Art Gallery. $6,800

Mexican Cultural Institute of Los Angeles. For two internships. $6,800

The Millard Sheets Gallery, Pomona. For one internship. $3,400

Museum Associates, Los Angeles. For three internships at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. $10,200

The Museum of Jurassic Technology, Culver City. For two internships. $6,800

Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach. For one internships. $3,400

Museum of Neon Art, Los Angeles. For one internship. $3,400

Museum of Television and Radio, Beverly Hills. For two internships. $6,800

Occidental College, Los Angeles. For one internship at the Art History and Visual Art Department. $3,400

Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles. For two internships. $6,800

Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena. For three internships. $10,200

Palos Verdes Community Arts Association, Rancho Palos Verdes. For two internships at the Palos Verdes Art Center. $6,800

Plaza de la Raza, Los Angeles. For one internship. $3,400

Pomona College, Claremont. For one internship at the Montgomery Gallery. $3,400

Rancho Los Cerritos Foundation, Long Beach. For one internship at Rancho Los Cerritos. $3,400

Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden. Claremont. For three internships. $10,200

Regents of the University of California, Los Angeles. For three internships at the Fowler Museum of Cultural History. $10,200

Ryman-Carroll Foundation, Los Angeles. For one internship. $3,400

St. Elmo Village, Los Angeles. For two internships. $6,800

Santa Monica Museum of Art. For two internships. $6,800

Scripps College, Claremont. For three internships at the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery. $10,200

Self-Help Graphics and Art, Los Angeles. For three internships. $10,200

Simon Wiesenthal Center, Los Angeles. For three internships at the Museum of Tolerance. $10,200

Southern California Asian American Studies Central, Los Angeles. For three internships at Visual Communications. $10,200

Southern California Library for Social Studies and Research, Los Angeles. For two internships. $6,800

Southwest Museum, Los Angeles. For three internships. $10,200

Tierra del Sol Center for the Handicapped Foundation, Claremont. For one internship at the First Street Gallery Art Center. $3,400

Los Angeles

In addition to the multicultural internships listed above, three other special grant initiatives benefited the Getty's home city of Los Angeles in 1999-2001: the Electronic Cataloging Initiative, Organizational Assessments, and Preserve LA.

Electronic Cataloguing Initiative

The Electronic Cataloguing Initiative was inaugurated in 1997 as a five-year program designed to assist Los Angeles institutions in making information about their visual arts collections available online. Grants support both the planning and implementation stages of computerized cataloguing projects.

Autry Museum of Western Heritage, Los Angeles. For the implementation of an electronic catalogue of the collections. $250,000

Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History Foundation. For the implementation of an electronic catalogue of the visual arts collections of the History Department. $300,000

The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California. For the planning of an electronic catalogue of the collections. $56,000

Regents of the University of California, Los Angeles. For the implementation of an electronic catalogue of the Sundance Collection at the UCLA Film and Television Archive. $13,000

University of Southern California, Los Angeles. For the implementation of an electronic catalogue for the visual arts collection of the Gamble House. $300,000


Organizational Assessments

A special initiative now approaching its final year, Organizational Assessment Grants assist local organizations in developing strategies to strengthen their institutions and ensure their continued vitality. Having completed the planning projects with the assistance of a grant from the Getty, a number of Los Angeles organizations are now able to implement their plan through this initiative.

Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, California. For an organizational assessment. $50,000

Santa Monica Museum of Art, California. For an organizational assessment. $200,000


Preserve L.A.

Preserve L.A. is a three-year initiative for the conservation of Los Angeles County's rich architectural heritage. Preserve L.A. grants support the preservation of a wide variety of buildings and sites that are of architectural, historical, and cultural significance.

Alpha Gamma Omega Foundation, Los Angeles, California. For the preparation of a conservation plan for the Alpha Gamma Omega House. $50,000

Cal Poly Pomona Foundation, California. For the preparation of a landscape conservation plan for the Kellogg House. $50,000

Christ Faith Mission, Los Angeles, California. For the preparation of a conservation plan for the Christ Faith Mission-Pisgah Home. $45,000

Church of the Blessed Sacrament, Hollywood, California. For the preparation of a conservation plan for four buildings on the campus of the Church of the Blessed Sacrament. $55,000

City of Glendale, California. For the preparation of a conservation plan for the Brand Library and Art Center. $65,000

City of Industry, California. For the preparation of a conservation plan for the Workman House. $64,000

City of Inglewood, California. For the preparation of a conservation plan for the mural The History of Transportation by Helen Lundeberg. $50,000

City of Pasadena, California. For the preparation of a conservation plan for the design guidelines for Pasadena's residential historic districts. $50,000

City of San Fernando, California. For the preparation of a conservation plan for the Lopez Adobe. $50,000

City of South Pasadena, California. To implement a conservation plan for Oaklawn Bridge. $150,000

Faith United Presbyterian Church, Los Angeles, California. For the preparation of a conservation plan for Faith United Presbyterian Church. $65,000

Friends of the Observatory, Los Angeles, California. To implement a conservation plan for Griffith Observatory. $200,000

Historic Italian Hall Foundation, Pasadena, California. For the preparation of a conservation plan for the Italian Hall. $35,000

Hollywood Heritage, California. For the preparation of a conservation plan for Wattles Estate and Gardens. $75,000

Los Angeles Conservancy, California. For the development of design guidelines for the historic core of downtown Los Angeles. $65,000

Los Angeles Unified School District, California. For a survey of historic schools in the district. $50,000

Second Baptist Church, Los Angeles, California. For the preparation of a conservation plan for the Second Baptist Church. $75,000

United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, D.C. For the Catholic-Protestant Chapels and the Streetcar Depot, Los Angeles, California. $75,000

University of Southern California, Los Angeles. For the preparation of a conservation plan for Samuel Freeman House. $75,000

Village Green Owners Association, Los Angeles, California. For the preparation of a conservation plan for the Reginald Johnson reception room and the Rico Lebrun mural. $45,000

Wilshire Boulevard Temple, Los Angeles, California. For the preparation of a conservation plan for the Wilshire Boulevard Temple. $60,000


Education and Policy

These grants support projects that provide new models for teaching and learning in the visual arts, as well as projects that further policy development or critical research in the field.

American Public Media Group, Saint Paul, Minnesota. For a development plan for a national multimedia arts journalism service. $80,000.

Council of Chief State Schools, Washington, D.C. For the development of a strategic communications plan. $59,600

Council of Michigan Foundations, Inc., Grand Haven. For the project "Learning and the Arts: Crossing Boundaries." $5,880

Cultural Initiatives-Silicon Valley, San Jose, California. For a program to enhance public appreciation of the value of arts education. $25,000

Dallas Museum of Art, Texas. For the Permanent Collection Identity Program. $85,000

Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts. For the project "Teaching for Understanding in the Visual Arts." $345,000

Los Angeles County Arts Commission, California. For the implementation of an arts education survey in Los Angeles County school districts. $20,000

National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty, London, England. For the "Science in Trust" interpretive program at National Trust houses. $35,000

Rural School and Community Trust, Washington, D.C. For the development of a site-based art education program for rural schools. $125,000

Southern California Association for Philanthropy, Los Angeles. For the Los Angeles Arts Funders Survey, Phase Two. $15,000

Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation, Charlottesville, Virginia. For a film about Monticello. $90,000

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California. For arts journalism fellowships at the Annenberg School for Communications. $218,000

Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut. For the Yale University Library to implement the Imaging America digital database. $250,000


Special Grants

The Barnes Foundation, Merion, Pennsylvania. To develop a strategic and collections management plan. $500,000

The Barnes Foundation, Merion, Pennsylvania. For an inventory and conservation survey of the Foundation's collections in Merion and at Ker-Feal in partnership with the Pew Charitable Trusts. $500,000



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