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Artist Relief relaunched

Mar 3, 2021
We are excited to share that Artist Relief has relaunched! Artist Relief is open again thanks to a lead gift from the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation that was successfully matched due to the generosity of the Lily Auchincloss Foundation, The Willem de Kooning Foundation, DeWitt Stern, a division of Risk Strategies Company, Helen Frankenthaler Foundation COVID-19 Relief Effort, Imperfect Family Foundation, Kinkade Family Foundation, Carolee Schneemann Foundation, Lenore G. Tawney Foundation, and Teiger Foundation. Artist Relief will resume the fund from March 8th through June 23rd, 2021. They...
2020 Archives Research Residents

2020 Archives Research Residency Recipients

Feb 2, 2020
The Rauschenberg Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients for the 2020 Rauschenberg Foundation Archives Research Residency, a program for individuals interested in researching in the Rauschenberg Foundation Archives in New York City. Learn more about this year's residents, their upcoming research projects , and the Archives Research Residency program .
Robert Rauschenberg Sorting through the photography archives at the Miami Herald
Rauschenberg at the Miami Herald, looking through photography archives for source material for Cover for Tropic, The Miami Herald (1979), published in an edition of 600,000, December 1979. Photo: Attributed to John Doman.

Archives Research Residency Open Call

Sep 9, 2018
Today we announce the open call for the second Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Archives Research Residency (formerly Travel Fund), a program that provides partial support for costs related to travel and living expenses that scholars may incur in order to do research at the Rauschenberg Foundation and its Archives located in Manhattan, New York. The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Archives, consisting of Robert Rauschenberg’s personal papers and the records from his Florida and New York studios, is the most comprehensive body of information on the artist’s life and career. The 2019 Rauschenberg...
2018 Travel Grant Recipients

2018 Awards: Robert Rauschenberg Archives Research Travel Fund

Mar 3, 2018
The Rauschenberg Foundation is pleased to announce the award winners for the 2018 Rauschenberg Foundation Archives Research Travel Fund, a resource for researchers and scholars interested in visiting the Rauschenberg Foundation Archives in New York City. The Fund provides partial support for incurred costs related to travel expenses related to the visit. This year's winners were selected from a competitive pool including historians, artists, curators, writers, poets, and educators from over twenty-five different countries. They will be researching in residence at the Foundation throughout...
Robert Rauschenberg Sorting through the photography archives at the Miami Herald
Rauschenberg at the Miami Herald, looking through photography archives for source material for Cover for Tropic, The Miami Herald (1979), published in an edition of 600,000 in Miami, December 1979. Photo: Attributed to John Doman

Foundation Announces Open Call for New Archives Research Travel Fund

Dec 12, 2017
We are excited to announce the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Archives Research Travel Fund , a new opportunity for researchers and scholars interested in visiting the Rauschenberg Foundation and its Archives in New York City. The Fund will provide partial support for incurred costs related to travel expenses related to the visit. The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Archives, consisting of Robert Rauschenberg’s personal papers and the records from his Florida and New York studios, is the most comprehensive body of information on the artist’s life and career. The Archives Research Travel Fund...
From an Instagram post by Beta-Local, "we shall overcome"
The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation and The Hispanic Federation Relief Effort, Announce $300,000 Grant to Beta-Local’s El Serrucho: Hurricane Maria Emergency Relief Fund

Warhol, Rauschenberg and Lin-Manuel Miranda Announce Joint Hurricane Maria Relief Grant

Oct 10, 2017
The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation and Lin-Manuel Miranda through The Hispanic Federation Relief Effort today announced emergency grants totaling $300,000 to aid the artists and cultural workers of Puerto Rico struggling to recover from the devastating impact of Hurricane Maria. The $100,000 grants from each partner were made to El Serrucho: Hurricane Maria Emergency Fund, recently launched by the San Juan-based arts organization Beta-Local. Beta-Local has strong ties to the island’s grassroots artist community and the network of people and...
2017 Artist as Activist Fellows

2017 Artist as Activist Fellows Announced

Jul 7, 2017
Today we announced the recipients of our 2017 Artist as Activist fellowship , a two-year grant designed to support the growing body of accomplished independent artists and artist collectives who are applying their creative practices to address critical social challenges. This year’s cohort features artists who are leveraging multimedia, performance, and cultural organizing to draw specific attention to the ways in which the prison-industrial complex disproportionately affects generations of immigrants and people of color in the United States. Using various artistic strategies, the 2017...
Peoples Climate March
People's Climate March, 2014; Fight For $15 and a Union, 2015; Art Build for the People’s Climate Movement Day of Action, 2015. Photos: Courtesy People's Collective Arts // Colectivo de Arte Popular

Artist as Activists March for Climate, Jobs, and Justice

Apr 4, 2017
In September 2014, on the eve of the UN Climate Summit , the Peoples Climate Movement organized a historic march through the streets of New York City to demand action on the global climate crisis. This march laid the groundwork for the growth of the People's Climate Movement (PCM), and helped re-boot the national climate movement. The following year, PCM focused on strengthening the movement at a local level, organizing 200 actions in forthy-eight locations to highlight the realities in those cities. On April 29, Artist as Activist fellow People’s Collective Arts will join over 50 other...

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