Grantees

$3,648,100

Total Grants
in 2007

$2,915,100

Cultural Grants
in 2007

116

Cultural Grants
in 2007

2007 Cultural Grants

18th Street Arts Center

Santa Monica, California


$25,000

to support international travel expenses in 2008 of Polish and Croatian participants in 18th Street's New Media Collaborations IV: Artists and Curators Residency Program.

18th Street Arts Center

Santa Monica, California


$10,000

to support American participation in the seminar Continental Drift at Gallery Nova in Zagreb in spring 2008 organized by the Zagreb-based curatorial collective What, How, and for Whom and the New York-based art collective 16Beaver.

Alarm Will Sound

Rochester, New York


$30,000

to enable members of the ensemble to participate in the American Season Contemporary Music Festival in St. Petersburg in spring 2008.

American Academy in Rome

New York, New York


$25,000

to support Central and East European scholars in the arts participating in the Mellon East Central European Visiting Scholars Program at the American Academy in Rome.

American Dance Festival

New York, New York


$75,000

to enable dancers from Russia and Mongolia to participate in the International Choreographers' Residency Program during the 2008 American Dance Festival in Durham, North Carolina.

American Repertory Theatre

Cambridge, Massachusetts


$30,000

to support international travel expenses in 2008 of participants in the Eastern European Theatre Artists Initiative.

Amirus

New York, New York


$12,500

to enable American musicians to participate in a teaching residency in St. Petersburg in 2007.

apexart

New York, New York


$10,000

to support Bulgarian and Croatian participation in apexart's 2007 International Residency Program in New York.

apexart

New York, New York


$7,500

to enable artists and curators from Croatia and the Czech Republic to participate in the exhibition Stalking with Stories: Pioneers of the Un-Rememberable and related activities in New York in fall 2007.

Art in General

New York, New York


$50,000

to support international travel expenses in 2008 of artists and curators participating in Art in General's Eastern European Residency Exchange.

Backlots Arts

Sarasota, Florida


$5,000

to support travel by American theater artists to Russia in fall 2007 to give performances of The Chekhov Project: My Mocking Happiness at the International Volkov Theater Festival.

Brooklyn Academy of Music

Brooklyn, New York


$30,000

to enable members of Teatr Rozmaitosci in Warsaw to travel to New York in fall 2007 to perform Krum as part of the Next Wave Festival at BAM.

California Institute of the Arts

Valencia, California


$10,800

to enable members of the Free Theatre in Minsk, Belarus, to participate in the Arts in One World Conference at CalArts in January 2008.

Carnegie Museum of Art

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


$6,000

to support Polish participation in the 2008 Carnegie International.

CEC ArtsLink

New York, New York


$100,000

to provide renewed support in 2007 for ArtsLink, an exchange program for artists and arts administrators from Eastern and Central Europe and the United States.

CEC ArtsLink

New York, New York


$4,000

to enable the director of the Lincoln Center Festival and a presenter from the United States to travel to Hungary in spring 2007 to conduct research for a 2008 Eastern European Theater Festival in New York.

CEC ArtsLink

New York, New York


$15,000

to support American participation in the opening and related activities in Russia of an exhibition entitled Face to Face: Political Graphics in Contemporary American Art held in connection with the 5th Novosibirsk Biennale in fall 2007.

CEC ArtsLink

New York, New York


$40,000

to support international travel expenses in 2007 and 2008 of Russian and American artists, dancers, and arts managers participating in CEC's bilateral exchange program Vis-Art Special Projects: Contemporary Art Projects in Non-Traditional Space.

CEC ArtsLink

New York, New York


$40,000

to enable Russian arts managers to participate in CEC's Arts Leaders Fellowship Program in the United States in 2008.

CEC ArtsLink

New York, New York


$7,500

to enable an artist and a curator from the United States to travel to Russia to hold lectures and a workshop at the National Center for Contemporary Art in Moscow in spring 2008.

CEC ArtsLink

New York, New York


$35,000

to support international travel expenses of American musicians and composers participating in the American Season Contemporary Music Festival in St. Petersburg and to enable Russian musicians to be in residence at the 2008 Bang on a Can Summer Contemporary Music Festival at Mass MoCA.

CEC ArtsLink

New York, New York


$30,000

to enable members of the Quintet Urmuli from Georgia and percussionists from Moscow's Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra to perform with Nina Ananiashvili and the State Ballet of Georgia during the company's tour in the United States in 2008.

CEC ArtsLink

New York, New York


$100,000

to provide renewed support in 2008 for ArtsLink, an exchange program for artists and arts administrators from Central and Eastern Europe and the United States.

The Center for Creative Resources

New York, New York


$2,500

to enable a choreographer from the United States to participate in the 8th International Festival of Modern Dance "Isadora" in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, in spring 2008.

Center for International Theatre Development

Baltimore, Maryland


$80,000

to enable American performing arts presenters to attend theater festivals in Russia in 2007 as part of an exchange entitled New Directions--New Voices: Russian/U.S. Theater Initiative.

Center for the Study of Ancient Territories

Austin, Texas


$19,000

to support a bilateral exchange between American and Ukrainian archaeologists, park managers, conservators, and educators in 2008 in connection with the development of an archaeological park at the National Preserve of Tauric Chersonesos.

Columbia University

New York, New York


$4,500

to enable a composer from Moscow to travel to New York in fall 2007 in connection with the production of A Requiem for Anna Politkovskaya.

Continuum

New York, New York


$20,000

to enable members of the ensemble to participate in the Two Days and Two Nights of New Music Festival in Odessa and in the Roaring Hooves Festival in Ulaanbaatar and the Gobi Desert in 2008.

Da Capo Chamber Players

New York, New York


$25,000

to enable ensemble members to participate in the Moscow Autumn Festival and in the Sound Ways Festival in St. Petersburg in 2007 and to invite a Russian composer to New York in winter 2008 for performances and related events.

Dance Advance

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


$30,000

to enable members of the Polish dance ensemble Dada von Bzdulow to travel to the United States in fall 2007 to hold workshops and to perform in the Philadelphia Live Arts Festival.

Dance Theater Workshop

New York, New York


$95,000

to support international travel expenses of participants in the 2007 East/Central Europe Cultural Partnerships Program.

Danspace Project

New York, New York


$20,000

to provide support for a bilateral Hungarian-American choreographers exchange and for performances by Poland's Dada von Bzdulow Theatre in New York and Philadelphia as part of Danspace's program Central Station 2008-2009.

David Dorfman Dance

New York, New York


$45,000

to support international travel expenses in connection with performances of underground at the 8th International Festival of Modern Dance "Isadora" in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, in spring 2008.

Double Edge Theatre

Ashfield, Massachusetts


$30,000

to support international travel expenses in fall 2007 in connection with Double Edge Theatre's production The Disappearance at the Festival of the City in Legnica, Poland.

Echo Park Film Center

Los Angeles, California


$15,000

to enable American film professionals to travel to Ukraine in summer 2007 for an American-Ukrainian experimental cinema tour that includes screenings in fifteen cities, towns, and villages.

Experimental Intermedia

New York, New York


$12,500

to support American participation in the International Music Forum Apositsia in St. Petersburg and in the Long Arms Festival in Moscow in fall 2007.

Experimental Intermedia

New York, New York


$6,000

to enable new media artists and theorists from the United States to participate in seminars on art and technology entitled From Analog to Digital: A Series of International Presentations of New Media Theory and Praxis in Prague in 2008.

The Field

New York, New York


$4,500

to enable members of Yaniro Castro and Company to participate in a dance/performance program at the George Apostu Cultural Center in Bacau, Romania, in spring 2007.

The Flaherty International Film Seminars

New York, New York


$2,400

to enable a Russian film archivist to participate in the 53rd Robert Flaherty Film Seminar: South of the Other in summer 2007.

Foundation for a Civil Society

New York, New York


$143,000

to support international travel and related expenses in 2007 associated with the Young Visual Artists Awards programs in Albania, Bosnia, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, the Slovak Republic, and Slovenia.

Foundation for Contemporary Arts

New York, New York


$5,000

to support international travel expenses in 2007 of American artists traveling to Central and Eastern Europe as participants in the Foundation's Emergency Grants program.

Foundation for International Arts and Education

Bethesda, Maryland


$20,000

to support international travel in 2007 of American and Ukrainian museum professionals in connection with preparations for the exhibition Ukrainian Icons and Iconography from the 15th Century to the 20th Century.

Franklin Furnace

New York, New York


$10,000

to support international travel expenses of teachers and performers from Prague taking part in the Czech Theatre Workshop Series: Acting With the Inner Partner at the Czech Center in New York in spring 2007.

Friends of the Jewish Culture Festival Society

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


$10,000

to support American participation in the 17th Jewish Culture Festival in Krakow in summer 2007.

The Fund for Arts and Culture in Central and Eastern Europe

Arlington, Virginia


$30,000

to enable cultural specialists from the United States to travel to Russia in 2007 and 2008 in connection with arts management seminars in Kozmodemyansk, Murom, St. Petersburg, and Yekaterinburg.

Gamelan Son of Lion

New York, New York


$10,000

to enable American musicians to travel to Poland in summer 2007 to perform Critical Mass in Krakow in connection with the 17th Jewish Culture Festival.

GOH Productions

New York, New York


$8,000

to enable American dancers and performing artists to travel to Romania in spring 2007 in connection with Yoshiko Chuma's production of A Page Out of Order at the Sibiu International Theatre Festival.

GOH Productions

New York, New York


$30,000

to enable choreographer Yoshiko Chuma and members of the company School of Hard Knocks to conduct workshops and give performances of A Page Out of Order: M to R at the Sibiu International Theatre Festival in Romania in spring 2008.

Harvestworks

New York, New York


$5,000

to enable artists from the League of Electronic Musical Urban Robots in New York to participate in the Audio Arts Festival in Krakow in fall 2008.

Historians of German and Central European Art and Architecture

New York, New York


$10,000

to support Eastern and Central European participation in a symposium at the City University of New York Graduate Center entitled Meanings of Modernity in Central Europe held in fall 2007 in connection with the exhibition Foto: Modernity in Central Europe: 1918-1945 at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago

Chicago, Illinois


$40,000

to enable company members to travel to Russia in fall 2007 to participate in DANCEINVERSION: The Moscow International Contemporary Dance Festival.

International Accordion Festival

San Antonio, Texas


$19,000

to enable the director of the festival to conduct curatorial research in Bulgaria, Romania, and Serbia and to enable musicians from those countries to participate in the fall 2007 International Accordion Festival in San Antonio, Texas.

Joseph Brodsky Memorial Fellowship Fund

New York, New York


$20,000

to support international travel expenses of a Russian artist participating in a three-month residency at the American Academy in Rome in 2007.

La MaMa E.T.C.

New York, New York


$20,000

to enable American theater artists to travel to Pristina in spring and summer 2007 in connection with an American-Kosovar production of The Folkloric Mythical Tale of Kosovo.

La MaMa E.T.C.

New York, New York


$20,000

to enable Serbian artists to travel to New York in spring 2008 in connection with a Serbian-Italian collaborative production of The Servant of Two Masters at La MaMa.

La MaMa E.T.C.

New York, New York


$45,000

to enable members of the Centre for Theatre Practices Gardzienice in Poland to travel to New York in fall 2007 to perform Iphigenia at Aulis at La MaMa's Annex Theatre.

Lark Theatre Company

New York, New York


$1,200

to enable the producing director to travel to Romania in fall 2007 to attend theater festivals in Timisoara, Targu Mures, and Alba Iulia.

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

New York, New York


$40,000

to support international travel expenses of artists from Mongolia performing The Secret History of the Mongols and presenting programs of traditional Mongolian song and dance at the Lincoln Center Festival in New York in summer 2007.

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

New York, New York


$50,000

to enable members of Bela Pinter & Company and Kretakor Theatre from Hungary to participate in the 2009 Lincoln Center Festival.

Link Vostok

Minneapolis, Minnesota


$40,000

to enable dancers, movement experts, choreographers, film and video artists, musicians, and sound and lighting designers from the United States to participate in the Eighth International Festival of Movement and Dance on the Volga in Yaroslavl in summer 2008.

Liss Fain Dance

San Francisco, California


$20,000

to enable company members to travel to Belarus in fall 2007 to give performances of The Flood at the Belaya Vezha Festival in Brest and to hold workshops and perform in Grodno.

Ma-Yi Theatre Company

New York, New York


$22,000

to enable company members to present The Romance of Magno Rubio at the 2008 Sibiu International Theatre Festival in Romania and to enable the senior editor of American Theatre to participate in the festival.

Mabou Mines

New York, New York


$40,000

to enable company members to travel to Poland in fall 2007 to perform DollHouse at the DIALOG Festival in Wroclaw.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

New York, New York


$50,000

to support international travel and related expenses of Russian and American participants in the Hermitage Museum/Metropolitan Museum Exchange Program in 2007.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

New York, New York


$37,000

to support international travel in 2007 in connection with a bilateral curatorial exchange between the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the National History Museum in Bucharest and the Museum Complex of Bucovina.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

New York, New York


$50,000

to support international travel expenses in 2008 of Russian and American participants in the Kremlin Museum/Metropolitan Museum of Art Exchange Program.

Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation

Baltimore, Maryland


$25,000

to support international travel expenses in 2007 and 2008 of American musicians and dancers participating in international festivals in Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Russia, the Slovak Republic, Slovenia, and Ukraine.

Millennium Film Workshop

New York, New York


$9,000

to support international travel expenses of filmmakers from the United States participating in the American Experimental Film Project at the Academy of Performing Arts, Film and Television School in Prague in 2008.

Moving Theater of New York City

New York, New York


$10,000

to enable company members to travel to Russia in fall 2007 for performances of Father Sergius in Moscow.

The Museum of Modern Art

New York, New York


$30,000

to support international travel expenses in 2007 of Russian and American museum professionals participating in an exchange between the Pushkin Museum in Moscow and The Museum of Modern Art.

The Museum of Modern Art

New York, New York


$10,000

to enable filmmakers from Georgia to travel to New York in fall 2007 to present their films and to participate in public events in connection with the film series Georgian Cinema: A Family Affair.

Natasa Trifan Performance Group

Queens, New York


$2,000

to support American participation in a collaborative dance and performance residency in Bucharest, Romania, in spring 2007.

National Trust for Historic Preservation

Washington, D.C.


$25,000

to enable preservationists from Central and Eastern Europe to participate in the 12th International Conference of National Trusts in fall 2007.

New Dance Alliance

New York, New York


$5,000

to enable members of FicoBalet from Slovenia to participate in the Performance Mix Festival at Joyce SoHo in New York in spring 2008.

New England Music and Stage Company

Cambridge, Massachusetts


$4,000

to enable members of the vocal ensemble Tapestry from the United States to travel to Russia in summer 2008 to present a series of concerts and master classes at the Moscow Conservatory.

New Haven International Festival of Arts and Ideas

New Haven, Connecticut


$40,000

to enable Nina Ananiashvili with members of the State Ballet of Georgia and Olga Pona with members of the Chelyabinsk Contemporary Dance Theater to participate in the International Festival of Arts and Ideas in New Haven in summer 2007.

The New York Public Library

New York, New York


$10,000

to support international travel expenses of Russian scholars participating in a symposium held at the library in spring 2007 in connection with the show Russia Imagined, 1825-1925: The Art and Impact of Fedor Solnstev.

Northeast Document Conservation Center

Andover, Massachusetts


$45,000

to support a series of bilateral photographs conservation exchanges between Central Europe and the United States in 2008 organized in collaboration with the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava.

Northern Forum

Anchorage, Alaska


$9,300

to enable Alaskan native performers of the group Pamuya to participate in the Northern Cultural Festival in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia, in fall 2007.

OhioDance

Columbus, Ohio


$40,000

to enable dance specialists from the United States to participate in the XV Annual International Contemporary Dance Conference and Performance Festival in Bytom, Poland, in summer 2008.

Outpost for Contemporary Art

Los Angeles, California


$6,000

to enable members of the Chicago-based artist collective Temporary Services to travel to Zagreb in winter 2007 in connection with an exhibition of their work at Gallery Nova.

Outpost for Contemporary Art

Los Angeles, California


$8,000

to support international travel expenses in 2008 in connection with a bilateral Hungarian-American curatorial exchange.

Palissimo Dance Theatre

New York, New York


$40,000

to support international travel expenses of company members giving performances and holding workshops in the Czech Republic, Poland, and Slovakia in summer 2007.

Parsons Dance Company

New York, New York


$30,000

to enable company members to travel to Russia in fall 2007 to give performances, master classes, and workshops in Moscow and St. Petersburg as part of a project entitled Modern Dance Dialogues.

Performance Space 122

New York, New York


$25,000

to support international travel in 2007 of participants in Kristina Lhotakova's American-Czech production of Name of the Game in New York and in Prague.

Performance Space 122

New York, New York


$25,000

to support international travel expenses of American and Hungarian theater professionals participating in a collaborative production of Untitled Mars (this title may change) in New York and Budapest in 2008.

The Philadelphia Dance Company

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


$20,000

to enable company members to participate in the 2008 Budapest Spring Festival.

Philadelphia Live Arts Festival

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


$25,000

to enable members of the Pro Rodopi Art Centre in Bulgaria to travel to the United States in summer 2007 for performances of an experimental dance theater production entitled Delta in Baltimore, New York, and Philadelphia.

Photographic Resource Center

Boston, Massachusetts


$5,500

to enable Polish photographers to travel to Boston in connection with the exhibition Made in Poland: Contemporary Pinhole Photography and related activities held at the Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University in 2007.

Russian National Orchestra

Walnut Creek, California


$7,000

to support performances by Russian musicians of Wolf Tracks: A Concert Program for American Parks and Zoos in summer 2007.

Russian-American Cultural Center

New York, New York


$7,500

to enable members of the music group Odd Appetite from New York to participate in the Long Arms Festival in Moscow and in the International Music Forum Apositsia in St. Petersburg in fall 2007.

S.E.M. Ensemble

Brooklyn, New York


$30,000

to enable American musicians to participate in workshops, discussions, concerts, and lectures held as part of Ostrava Days 2007 Institute and Festival in the Czech Republic in summer 2007.

San Francisco International Arts Festival

San Francsico, California


$20,000

to enable peforming artists from Croatia and Russia to participate in the 5th Annual San Francisco International Arts Festival in spring 2008.

Shen Wei Dance Arts

New York, New York


$20,000

to enable company members to travel to Hungary and Serbia in spring 2008 for performances in Budapest, Belgrade, and Nis.

SITI Company

New York, New York


$11,000

to enable company members to travel to Prague in summer 2007 to give performances and conduct workshops as part of the Prague Quadrennial International Exhibition of Stage Design and Theatre Architecture.

Skewed Visions Performance

Minneapolis, Minnesota


$10,500

to enable members of Iguan Dance from St. Petersburg to participate in a collaborative residency program with Skewed Visions Performance in Minneapolis in winter 2008.

Smithsonian Institution

Washington, D.C.


$40,000

to enable conservation specialists from the National Museum and the National Parliamentary Library in Georgia to participate in a training workshop on collections care in Washington, D.C., in fall 2007.

Soundscape

Accord, New York


$10,000

to support international travel expenses in connection with music performances and workshops given by Roswell Rudd from the United States and Badma Khanda from Mongolia in Russia and Mongolia in summer 2007.

Soundscape

Accord, New York


$25,000

to enable members of the Badma Khanda Ensemble from Mongolia and Russia to travel to New York in summer 2008 for improvisation workshops with American trombonist Roswell Rudd.

St. Ann Center for Restoration and the Arts

Brooklyn, New York


$25,000

to support international travel expenses of members of Teatr Rozmaitosci in Warsaw participating in director Grzegorz Jarzyna's production of Macbeth in New York in 2008.

Storefront for Art and Architecture

New York, New York


$6,000

to enable architects from Belarus and Russia to travel to New York in spring 2007 to participate in a series of lectures and symposia hosted by the Storefront for Art and Architecture and held at Cooper Union.

The Tank

New York, New York


$14,000

to enable chiptune artists from the United States to participate in the Sperm Festival in Prague in spring 2008.

Theatre Communications Group

New York, New York


$60,000

to support international travel expenses in 2007 associated with American and Eastern and Central European theater specialists participating in the TCG/ITI Travel Grants program.

Thunder Bay Collaborative

East Otis, Massachusetts


$25,000

to enable members of Thunder Bay Collaborative, Artus/Company Gabor Goda from Hungary, and Toaca from Romania to participate in a performing arts residency program at the Santa Fe Art Institute as part of the ongoing collaborative Time/Light/Shadow project.

TonalMotion

New York, New York


$6,500

to support international travel expenses in 2007 and 2008 of musicians participating in the Sound Art Residency Program, a bilateral exchange between Diapason Gallery in New York and the Theremin Center in Moscow.

Tvistomi Association

New York, New York


$10,000

to enable artists from the United States to travel to Georgia in fall 2007 to participate in a multi-disciplinary residency program entitled One Stop organized by the Tram Foundation in Tbilisi.

Unique Projects

New York, New York


$8,000

to enable Miguel Gutierrez and the Powerful People to participate in the 8th International Festival of Modern Dance "Isadora" in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, in spring 2008.

University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


$12,000

to enable film scholars, critics, actors, and directors from Russia to participate in the Tenth Annual Russian Film Symposium: The Ideological Occult: Russian Cinema Under Putin in Pittsburgh in spring 2008.

University of the Pacific

Stockton, California


$3,900

to enable the director of the music management program at the University of the Pacific to travel to Poland in summer 2007 to conduct research as part of the project The Voice of Freedom: The Influence of Dave Brubeck Behind the Iron Curtain.

WaxFactory

New York, New York


$30,000

to support international travel by Americans participating in WaxFactory's production of the performance piece Delirium 27 at Stara Elektrana in Ljubljana in 2008.

Williamstown Art Conservation Center

Williamstown, Massachusetts


$40,000

to support international travel expenses in 2007 in connection with a bilateral exchange between representatives of the Arts Council of Mongolia and conservators at the Williamstown Art Conservation Center.

Williamstown Art Conservation Center

Williamstown, Massachusetts


$45,000

to enable a team of Bulgarian conservators, archaeologists, artists, educators, and cultural tourism specialists to visit the United States in summer 2007 as part of an educational program and training workshop on heritage trails.

Yale Repertory Theatre

New Haven, Connecticut


$25,000

to enable members of the theater group Farm in the Cave from Prague to travel to New Haven in spring 2008 to give performances of Sclavi/The Song of an Emigrant.

Yale University

New Haven, Connecticut


$30,000

to support international travel expenses in 2007 and 2008 of theater specialists from Georgia, Hungary, Romania, Serbia, Ukraine, and the United States as part of the Yale Eastern European Theater Exchange.

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

San Francisco, California


$30,000

to support international travel expenses in connection with a tour to the United States in spring 2008 by Ilkhom Theatre from Tashkent.

Zeitgeist

St. Paul, Minnesota


$10,000

to enable musicians in the ensemble to travel to the Czech Republic in spring 2007 to perform Shape Shifting: Shades of Transformation in Ostrava and Olomouc.