Grantees

$3,579,850

Total Grants
in 2004

$2,692,150

Cultural Grants
in 2004

111

Cultural Grants
in 2004

2004 Cultural Grants

18th Street Art Center

Santa Monica, California


$10,000

to support international travel and related expenses in 2004 and 2005 of an artist and a curator from Croatia in connection with the project entitled New Media Arts Collaboration.

Acting Company

New York, New York


$30,000

to enable playwrights and directors from Eastern and Central Europe to take part in theater development workshops in Cambridge in summer 2004 as part of Moscow Art Theatre School's ArtsLand Project.

Aid to Artisans

Hartford, Connecticut


$20,000

to enable Georgian and American crafts specialists to participate in a bilateral exchange program in connection with an exhibition entitled Ancient Georgia - Crossroads of Europe and Asia to be held in the United States and Georgia in 2004 and 2005.

American Artists Abroad

Pasadena, California


$1,500

to enable a cellist from the United States to participate in the American Music Festival in Cluj, Romania, in fall 2004.

American Dance Festival

New York, New York


$25,000

to support international travel and related expenses of American and Mongolian dancers and choreographers participating in ADF's reciprocal exchange entitled the Mongolia Linkage Program in 2004.

American Dance Festival

New York, New York


$27,000

To support international travel and related expenses of American and Mongolian dancers and choreographers participating in ADF's reciprocal exchange entitled the Mongolia Linkage Programin 2005.

American Museum of Natural History

New York, New York


$3,000

to enable a filmmaker from Azerbaijan to participate in the Margaret Mead Film and Video Festival in fall 2004.

American Repertory Theatre

Cambridge, Massachusetts


$35,000

to support the exchange in 2004 of directors and other theater specialists from Hungary, Poland, Romania, and the United States in connection with American Studio performances at the Moscow Art Theater and at A.R.T.

Art in General

New York, New York


$53,000

to support international travel and related expenses in 2005 of artists and arts managers from Croatia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, and the United States participating in a reciprocal residency exchange program.

Bard College, Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts

Annandale-on-Hudson, New York


$50,000

to enable members of the Alexandriinsky Theater of St. Petersburg to present a production of The Inspector General as part of Bard SummerScape 2004.

Big + Little Marsh Productions

San Francisco, California


$20,000

to enable artists from Serbia and Montenegro to travel to the United States in summer 2004 and to enable musicians and video artists from the United States to participate in a contemporary music festival in Belgrade entitled Dis-patch 03 in fall 2004.

Big + Little Marsh Productions

San Francisco, California


$10,000

to support the bilateral exchange of artists from the United States and Croatia in 2005 participating in the project Silent*Observers.

Big Art Group

New York, New York


$25,000

to present the performance piece entitled Flicker at the Trafo House of Contemporary Art in Budapest in spring 2005 and to support a research trip in Central and Eastern Europe by the company’s artistic and managing director.

Bond Street Theatre Coalition

New York, New York


$20,000

to support the international travel and related expenses of theater artists from Albania, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Serbia and Montenegro, and the United States participating in the project Performing Artists for Balkan Peace in Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria, in spring 2005.

Byrd Hoffman Water Mill Foundation

New York, New York


$20,000

to support international travel and related expenses in 2004 of artists from Croatia and the United States in the development of a collaborative performance piece.

Carnegie Museum of Art

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


$10,000

to enable artists and curators from Eastern and Central Europe to participate in the 2004 Carnegie International.

CEC ArtsLink

New York, New York


$100,000

to provide continued support 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


$30,000

to enable curators and architectural specialists from the United States to travel to Belgrade in 2004 in connection with an art, architecture, and urban studies exchange project entitled The School of Missing Studies.

CEC ArtsLink

New York, New York


$4,800

to enable the president of the Georgian Arts and Cultural Center in Tbilisi to meet with colleagues in the United States in 2004 to discuss museum licensing and merchandising.

CEC ArtsLink

New York, New York


$25,000

to enable artists from the United States and Eastern and Central Europe who have received grants through ArtsLink to participate in the exhibition Flipside in New York in fall 2004.

CEC ArtsLink

New York, New York


$25,000

to support travel to the United States by a Polish curator and participation by American artists and arts administrators in an exhibition and symposium entitled Health and Safety at the Gdansk Shipyard in fall 2004.

CEC ArtsLink

New York, New York


$15,000

to enable a curator and artists from the United States to participate in an exhibition entitled Post-diasporas: Contingent Identities to be held in connection with the Moscow International Biennial in January 2005.

CEC ArtsLink

New York, New York


$25,000

to enable musicians from the United States to participate in the Long Arms New Music Festival in Moscow in spring 2005.

CEC ArtsLink

New York, New York


$40,000

to enable curators and journalists from the United States to take part in the Moscow Biennial in winter 2005.

CEC ArtsLink

New York, New York


$15,400

to support the international travel and related expenses associated with three visual arts exchanges between the United States and the former Yugoslavia.

CEC ArtsLink

New York, New York


$40,000

to enable Russian arts managers to participate in residencies in the United States in 2005 and 2006 as part of the Jubilee Fellowships Program.

CEC ArtsLink

New York, New York


$50,000

to enable American artists and public art specialists to travel to Russia as part of the VisArt 2005 exchange program.

Center for Puppetry Arts

Atlanta, Georgia


$10,000

to support performances of Avanti Da Vinci and workshops by American artists at the Puppetry Banska Bystrica Festival in Slovakia in fall 2004.

Center for the Study of Ancient Territories

Austin, Texas


$25,000

to enable American archival conservation specialists to travel to Ukraine in 2005 as part of a training, preservation, and planning program at the library and archives of Tauric Chersonesos.

Central and East European Art Foundation

Washington, D.C.


$5,000

to enable the chief curator from the Museum Kampa in Prague to undertake a research trip to the United States in fall 2004.

CHOROS International Projects

New York, New York


$25,000

to enable American and Serbian artists, scholars, and other cultural specialists to participate in the Social Actors in Transformation project in Belgrade and the United States in 2004.

Da Capo Chamber Players

New York, New York


$25,000

to enable members of the ensemble to perform music by contemporary Russian and American composers as part of the Moscow Autumn Festival and in St. Petersburg in fall 2004.

Dance Advance

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


$2,800

to enable choreographers and dance specialists from the United States to attend the seminar Connecting Artists, Developing Dance Communities in Bucharest in spring 2004.

Dance Advance

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


$35,000

to enable American, Polish, and Romanian dancers and choreographers to participate in Dance Discursion, Phase II: A Program for Central Europe/Philadelphia Cultural Exchange.

Dance Films Association

New York, New York


$12,000

to support American participation in the 4th St. Petersburg International Dance Film Festival KINODANCE in Russia in fall 2004.

Dance Theater Workshop

New York, New York


$90,000

to support international travel and related expenses in 2005 of American and Central and Eastern European artists and arts managers as part of the East/Central Europe Cultural Partnerships Program.

DOCOMOMO US

New York, New York


$10,000

to enable preservation specialists and architects from Central and Eastern Europe to participate in the VIIth International DOCOMOMO Conference entitled Import/Export: Postwar Modernism in an Expanding World, 1945-1975 in New York in fall 2004.

Double Edge Theatre

Ashfield, Massachusetts


$40,000

to support international travel and related expenses in 2004 of theater artists from Bulgaria, Hungary, Poland, and the United States participating in a collaborative production of The Master and Margarita.

Double Edge Theatre

Ashfield, Massachusetts


$50,000

to enable members of the Center for Theatre Practices Gardzienice in Lublin, Poland, to give performances and workshops in New York in May 2005 in connection with a production of Electra According to Euripides.

Eastern National

Fort Washington, Pennsylvania


$25,000

to enable Russian curators and other museum professionals to travel to New York and Boston in 2005 in connection with the exhibition GULAG: Soviet Camps and the Struggle for Freedom.

Electronic Music Foundation

Albany, New York


$45,000

to enable members of the Philip Glass Ensemble to perform the Qatsi Trilogy at the 15th MALTA International Theatre Festival in Poznan, Poland, in summer 2005.

Eyes & Ears Foundation

San Francisco, California


$25,000

to enable members of Akhe Engineering Group, Do Theatre, and Formalny Theatre from St. Petersburg to participate in the San Francisco International Arts Festival in spring 2005.

FotoFest International

Houston, Texas


$19,000

to enable photographers and curators from the Czech Republic, Poland, Russia, Slovenia, and Slovakia to participate in FotoFest’s biennial festival in 2004.

Foundation for a Civil Society

New York, New York


$60,000

to enable recipients of visual arts awards programs in Bosnia, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Kosovo, Macedonia, Serbia and Montenegro, and the Slovak Republic to participate in residencies and to survey developments in contemporary art in the United States in 2004-2005.

Foundation for a Civil Society

New York, New York


$6,150

to enable Central European artists to participate in residencies at the International Studio and Curatorial Program in New York in fall 2004.

Foundation for a Civil Society

New York, New York


$2,500

to support American participation in the Yugoslav Biennial of Young Artists in Vrsac, Serbia and Montenegro, in August 2004.

Foundation for International Arts and Education

Bethesda, Maryland


$60,000

to support international travel and related costs in 2004 and 2005 for American, Russian, and Ukrainian participation in two exhibitions entitled The World of Art and Ukrainian Modernism: 1900-1930 to be shown in several cities in the United States.

Foundry Theatre

New York, New York


$35,000

to enable members of the Moscow New Generation Theatre to give workshops and to perform K.I. From Crime in New York in winter 2005.

Fund for Arts and Culture in Central and Eastern Europe

McLean, Virginia


$20,000

to support international travel and related expenses in 2005 associated with museum and theater management training programs in Macedonia, Russia, and Serbia and Montenegro.

George Balanchine Foundation

New York, New York


$30,000

to enable dancers, critics, and scholars from the United States to participate in a conference entitled George Balanchine: Past, Present, Future in St. Petersburg in summer 2004.

Hand 2 Mouth Theatre

Portland, Oregon


$5,400

to support the bilateral exchange of theater professionals from Poland and the United States participating in the project entitled Blue: Polish-American Open Air Theater Exchange in September 2004.

Harvard University

Cambridge, Massachusetts


$25,000

to enable members of Yakub Kolas Theatre in Vitebsk, Belarus, to travel to Cambridge in fall 2005 to give performances, hold workshops, and participate in a symposium and roundtable discussion on Belarusian culture and language.

Headlands Center for the Arts

Sausalito, California


$20,000

to support international travel and related expenses in 2005 associated with the Polish and American Artists-in-Residence Program at the Headlands Center for the Arts and Ujazdowski Castle in Warsaw.

Holy Archangels Foundation

Washington, D.C.


$25,000

to support international travel and related expenses of art historians and architectural specialists from the United States taking part in the second phase of the New Jerusalem Restoration Project in Istra, Russia, in July 2004.

In Parentheses

New York, New York


$10,000

to enable company members to hold workshops and give performances of In the Solitude of Cotton Fields in Hungary, Poland, and Ukraine in 2005.

Inta, Inc.

New York, New York


$10,000

to enable the dance company Eiko & Koma from New York to give performances of Tree Song and Wind in Poland and Ukraine in summer 2004.

International Council on Monuments and Sites

Washington, D.C.


$30,000

to support the bilateral exchange of historic preservation specialists from Central and Eastern Europe and the United States participating in the 2004 US/ICOMOS International Intern Exchange Program.

International Council on Monuments and Sites

Washington, D.C.


$35,000

to support the bilateral exchange of historic preservation specialists from Central and Eastern Europe and the United States participating in the 2005 US/ICOMOS International Intern Exchange Program.

Jazz at Lincoln Center

New York, New York


$10,000

to enable Václav Havel and a composer from Prague to participate in the program entitled Jazz and Human Rights at JALC in fall 2004.

Jewish Community Development Fund in Russia and Ukraine

New York, New York


$8,000

to support international travel in 2004 by museum professionals from the United States and Ukraine planning the exhibition entitled We Came from the Shtetl.

John Kelly & Company

New York, New York


$5,000

to support international travel and related expenses associated with performances of Shiny Hot Nights, More Songs of Joni Mitchell in the Queer Zagreb Festival and the Queer Rijeka Festival in Croatia in spring 2005.

Joseph Brodsky Memorial Fellowship Fund

New York, New York


$20,000

to enable a visual artist from Russia to be in residence at the American Academy in Rome in 2004.

Kadmus

Bennington, Vermont


$26,000

to support participation by Eastern and Central European theater and cultural specialists in the Creative Interchange Conference in Vermont in 2004.

Kitka

Oakland, California


$30,000

to support international travel between the United States, Ukraine, and Belarus in 2005 in connection with the research, creation, and presentation of a new folk opera entitled The Rusalki Cycle.

Kronos Quartet

San Francisco, California


$15,000

to enable the ensemble to participate in the Alfred Schnittke Festival in Moscow in October 2004.

La Jolla Playhouse

La Jolla, California


$12,000

to enable a playwright and director and a set designer from Romania to participate in a collaborative production of For the Love of Three Oranges at La Jolla Playhouse in summer 2004.

La MaMa E.T.C.

New York, New York


$40,000

to enable members of La Mama‘s resident company Great Jones Repertory to travel to Poland in summer 2004 to present The Trojan Women.

Link Vostok

Minneapolis, Minnesota


$40,000

to enable a group of dancers, choreographers, and composers from Eastern and Central Europe to participate in a residency program in Minneapolis and New York in fall 2005 as part of the Central European Dance Exchange.

Location One

New York, New York


$19,000

to support international travel and related expenses of a Polish artist participating in a residency program at Location One in 2004-2005.

Los Angeles Philharmonic Association

Los Angeles, California


$20,000

to support Hungarian participation in a program entitled From Bohemia’s Meadows and Forests at the Los Angeles Philharmonic in spring 2005.

Lumina String Quartet

Darien, Connecticut


$6,000

to enable members of the Lumina String Quartet to participate in the International Festival of Contemporary Music Europe-Asia 2005 in Kazan, Russia, in spring 2005.

Maida Withers Dance Construction Company

Washington, D.C.


$7,000

to enable the company to participate in residencies and give performances associated with the project entitled Thresholds Crossed: Site Works for Solovki and Arkhangelsk in Russia in summer 2004.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

New York, New York


$40,000

to support international travel and related expenses of Russian and American museum professionals participating in the Metropolitan-Hermitage Museum Exchange Program in 2004.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

New York, New York


$50,000

to support international travel and related expenses in connection with the MET/Kremlim Museum Exchange Program in 2005.

Montalvo

Saratoga, California


$40,000

to enable artists from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, and Russia to participate in Montalvo’s residency program in 2004-2005.

Mostar Fund

Spencertown, New York


$35,000

to enable historic preservation specialists from the United States to participate in workshops and seminars in Bosnia in summer 2004 held in connection with the final phase of the Mostar 2004 program.

The Museum of Modern Art

New York, New York


$10,000

to enable curators and critics from the United States and Central and Eastern Europe to participate in a symposium entitled Redefinitions: An Ongoing Review of the Geography of Art in Prague in fall 2004.

The Museum of Modern Art

New York, New York


$35,000

to support international travel and related expenses in 2005 associated with a curatorial exchange program between MoMA and the State Pushkin Museum in Moscow.

The Museum of Modern Art

New York, New York


$15,000

to enable curators from Central and Eastern Europe to attend a workshop at MoMA in spring 2005.

Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company

Fort Lee, New Jersey


$23,000

to enable members of the Company to participate in the XI Annual International Contemporary Dance Conference and Performance Festival in Bytom, Poland, in summer 2004.

National Gallery of Art

Washington, D.C.


$50,000

to support international travel by curators, critics, and photography specialists in 2005 and 2006 in connection with the exhibition Foto: Modernity in Central Europe, 1918-1945, scheduled to open at the National Gallery in fall 2006.

National Museum of Natural History

Washington, D.C.


$27,000

to enable American archaeologists, geologists, and anthropologists to travel to Mongolia to conduct fieldwork with colleagues there in connection with the Mongolian Deer Stone Project and to participate in a symposium in Ulaanbaatar in summer 2004.

New Wilderness Foundation

New York, New York


$6,500

to support international travel by electronic music composers from Russia and the United States participating in residencies in New York and Moscow in 2004.

New York City Ballet

New York, New York


$7,000

to enable two dancers from St. Petersburg to travel to New York in 2004 in connection with Boris Eifman’s new piece entitled Musaget commissioned as part of NYCB’s Russian Festival celebrating the centennial of the birth of choreographer George Balanchine.

New York Foundation for the Arts

New York, New York


$20,000

to enable filmmakers and scholars from Russia to participate in an international symposium at American Cinematheque in California in 2005 in connection with a retrospective entitled Farewell: A Tribute to Elem Klimov.

New York Landmarks Conservancy

New York, New York


$7,200

to support the international travel and related expenses of architectural preservation specialists from the United States participating in a conference entitled Modern Additions to Landmark Buildings in St. Petersburg in spring 2005.

Northeast Document Conservation Center

Andover, Massachusetts


$20,000

to support international travel and related expenses in 2004 associated with a seminar on microfilming and digitizing the collection of the National Library of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Sarajevo and with a planning visit to Bratislava and Prague for a colloquium on photograph conservation.

Northeast Document Conservation Center

Andover, Massachusetts


$22,000

to support a bilateral exchange in 2005 between conservators from the United States and faculty members from the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava.

Northeast Document Conservation Center

Andover, Massachusetts


$37,000

to enable four Eastern and Central European conservators to participate in a Summer Institute on Photographs Conservation at NEDCC in 2005.

NURTUREart

New York, New York


$14,000

to support participation by artists and a curator from the countries of the former Yugoslavia in the exhibition ID Documents in New York in fall 2004.

OhioDance

Columbus, Ohio


$25,000

to enable dancers, choreographers, arts administrators, and dance specialists from the United States to participate in the XI Annual International Contemporary Dance Conference and Performance Festival in Bytom, Poland, in summer 2004.

Risa Jaroslow and Dancers

New York, New York


$30,000

to enable company members to participate in the Open Look Festival and to hold workshops and master classes at Kannon Dance in St. Petersburg in summer 2004.

Rubin Museum of Art

New York, New York


$9,800

to enable members of the contemporary music group Yat-kha from Tuva to give performances and hold workshops in connection with the Museum’s opening in fall 2004.

Russian Arts Foundation

Walnut Creek, California


$5,000

to support the international exchange component of a visit to the United States by the Russian National Orchestra from Moscow in 2005.

S.E.M. Ensemble

New York, New York


$35,000

to enable composers and musicians from the United States to participate in Ostrava Days: Institute and Festival in the Czech Republic in summer 2005.

Seven Stages

Atlanta, Georgia


$19,000

to support international travel and related expenses in 2004 associated with Seven Stages’ collaborative work with Dah Teatar in Belgrade on a new theater piece entitled The Last Public Execution in America.

SOUNDSCAPE

Accord, New York


$15,000

To enable members of the contemporary music group Badma-Khanda from Ulan Ude to participate in a month-long residency in New York in fall 2004.

St. Ann Center for Restoration and the Arts

Brooklyn, New York


$15,000

to enable members of Theatre Rozmaitosci from Poland to travel to New York in fall 2004 to present Risk Everything at St. Ann’s Warehouse.

Sundance Institute

Beverly Hills, California


$30,000

to enable theater professionals from the United States to give workshops and present I Am My Own Wife at the Sundance Institute Theatre Laboratory in Krakow in April 2005.

Tamarind Institute

Albuquerque, New Mexico


$45,000

to support international travel and related expenses in 2005 associated with a bilateral exchange of Russian and American artists, curators, and printmakers.

Thunder Bay Ensemble

East Otis, Massachusetts


$30,000

to support international travel in 2004 by performance and theater specialists from Hungary, Romania, and the United States participating in a collaborative project entitled Time and Shadow.

Tibetan Bibliographic Resource Center

New York, New York


$8,600

to enable an archaeologist from the United States to conduct research in Russia in fall 2004 on materials relating to prehistoric sites in Central Asia.

Tricklock Company

Albuquerque, New Mexico


$25,000

to enable members of the company to perform The Glorious and Bloodthirsty Billy the Kid and to give theater workshops in the Czech Republic, Serbia and Montenegro, and Slovenia in August 2004.

University of California, Los Angeles

Los Angeles, California


$22,000

to support a presentation by American artists of a performance entitled Meditations on Virginity based on the work of Witold Gombrowicz at the International Theatre Festival in Lublin, Poland, in October 2004.

University of Tennessee Knoxville

Knoxville, Tennessee


$10,000

to enable American print artists and educators to participate in IMPACT IV International Printmaking Conference in Poznan, Poland, in fall 2005.

University of Toledo

Toledo, Ohio


$10,000

to enable artists and curators from the Czech Republic to participate in an exhibition entitled Cultural Domestication-Instinctual Desire in Toledo in fall 2005.

WaxFactory

New York, New York


$2,000

to enable a video artist from Croatia and a sound artist from Slovenia to travel to New York in winter 2004 to take part in a performance of QUARTET V2.0 at The Stable in Brooklyn.

WaxFactory

New York, New York


$35,000

to support international travel and related expenses associated with a bilateral exchange of theater artists from the United States and Slovenia collaborating on a production of Sarah Kane’s 4.48 Psychosis to be staged in Ljubljana in winter 2005.

Western Folklife Center

Elko, Nevada


$20,000

to enable a delegation of performers and experts in the culture of the American West to travel to Mongolia in fall 2005 to participate in a festival celebrating traditional cultural forms and to share skills with their counterparts there.

Williamstown Art Conservation Center

Williamstown, Massachusetts


$21,500

to enable WACC conservators to travel to Plovdiv in 2004 to work with their Bulgarian colleagues on the conservation and restoration of mosaic floors at a Roman archaeological site.

Yara Arts Group

New York, New York


$15,000

to enable artists and musicians from Ukraine to participate in a production of Koliada: Winter Songs at La MaMa in spring 2005.