Grantees

$3,454,190

Total Grants
in 2003

$2,632,190

Cultural Grants
in 2003

115

Cultural Grants
in 2003

2003 Cultural Grants

American Association of Museums

Washington, D.C.


$40,000

to enable museum professionals from Hungary, Poland, Russia, and the United States to participate in the International Partnerships Among Museums in 2004-2005.

American Dance Festival

New York, New York


$7,500

to enable a choreographer and an assistant from the Provincial Dances Theatre in Ekaterinburg to participate in ADF's International Choreography Program in summer 2003.

American Dance Festival

New York, New York


$75,000

to enable companies from Russia to participate in the Russian Dance Festival as part of ADF's 2004 summer program.

American Friends of the State Hermitage Museum

New York, New York


$5,000

to enable a cultural specialist from the United States to participate in a symposium in St. Petersburg in 2004 on contemporary American art.

American Philosophical Society

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


$24,500

to support international travel and related expenses of Russian and American curators in 2003-2004 in connection with the exhibition What a Woman! Ekaterina Dashkova: Russian Princess, Woman of the Enlightenment, and Friend of Benjamin Franklin to be held at the American Philosophical Society and other venues in the United States in 2006.

American Repertory Theatre

Cambridge, Massachusetts


$35,000

to support the exchange of American, Hungarian, Polish, Romanian, and Russian directors and other theater specialists in 2004 in connection with performances at the Moscow Art Theatre and at A.R.T.'s main stage in Cambridge.

American-Russian Cultural Cooperation Foundation

Washington, D.C.


$25,000

to enable Russian museum representatives to participate in openings in 2004-2005 at three American museums of the exhibition entitled Nicholas and Alexandra. At Home with the Last Tsar and His Family.

apexart

New York, New York


$14,000

to support international travel and related expenses of three artists from the United States participating in the Vectors project in Nowa Huta, Poland, in spring 2004.

Art in General

New York, New York


$45,000

to support international travel and related expenses in 2004 of artists and arts managers from Croatia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, and the United States participating in a reciprocal residency exchange program.

Arts International

New York, New York


$5,000

to enable an artist from Croatia to participate in the International Studio Program at P.S.1 in New York in 2003.

Arts International

New York, New York


$50,000

to enable artists, musicians, and scholars from the United States to participate in exhibitions, performances, and symposia as part of the 2003-2004 American Season at the Centre for Contemporary Art in Warsaw.

Arts International

New York, New York


$25,000

to support international travel and related expenses associated with the preservation and rebuilding of the National Theatre of Kosovo in Pristina.

Arts International

New York, New York


$50,000

and to enable artists from the United States to participate in music, theater, and dance festivals in Central and Eastern Europe in 2004.

Asia Society

New York, New York


$10,000

to enable representatives from the National Library of Russia and the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg to travel to New York in fall 2003 in connection with the exhibition Hunt for Paradise: Courts of Iran, 1501-1576.

The August Strindberg Society of Los Angeles

Los Angeles, California


$5,000

to support the international travel and related expenses of American actors participating in a performance tour of Reunion in Prague in the Czech Republic in fall 2004.

Bard College

Annandale-on-Hudson, New York


$40,000

to enable members of the Moscow Theatre of Young Spectators to participate in Bard's Summerscape Festival in 2003.

Bard College

Annandale-on-Hudson, New York


$10,000

to enable Bosnian photographers to take part in activities associated with the exhibition Sarajevo Self Portrait: The View From Inside at Bard’s Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts in 2003.

Barnard College

New York, New York


$14,000

to enable specialists and scholars from Georgia to participate in a Workshop on Archaeological Ceramics in Southern Caucasia and Surrounding Areas in New York in fall 2003.

Baryshnikov Dance Foundation

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


$30,000

to enable theater director Rezo Gabriadze and members of his company from Tbilisi to travel to the United States in 2004 to collaborate with dancer/choreographer Mikhail Baryshnikov on a performance piece entitled The Doctor and the Patient.

Bennington College

Bennington, Vermont


$4,000

to enable Meredith Monk and a member of her company from New York to present workshops in connection with a performance of A Celebration Series at Trafo Theatre in Budapest in spring 2003.

Big + Lil Marsh Productions

San Francisco, California


$10,000

to enable musicians and video artists from the United States to participate in an electronic music festival in Belgrade entitled Dis-patch 02 in fall 2003.

Bill Young & Dancers

New York, New York


$30,000

to enable members of the company to travel to Hungary, Poland, and Russia for a teaching and performance tour in summer 2004.

Blue Sky Gallery

Portland, Oregon


$1,200

to enable the president of Photo Americas in Portland to attend the Bratislava Month of Photography in fall 2003.

Brooklyn Academy of Music

Brooklyn, New York


$30,000

to support international travel and related expenses of Polish performing artists presenting a collaborative production of The Dybbuk at BAM as part of the Next Wave Festival in fall 2004.

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 support the international travel of American historians and film scholars participating in the New Deal Cinema Program presented in several Russian cities in 2003.

CEC ArtsLink

New York, New York


$1,600

to support American participation in a symposium entitled An International Art Project for Russia, Problems and Perspectives in Moscow in winter 2003.

CEC ArtsLink

New York, New York


$50,000

to enable arts management professionals from Russia to participate in a residency program at cultural institutions in the United States as part of the 2004 Jubilee Fellowships program.

CEC ArtsLink

New York, New York


$20,000

to support international travel and related expenses associated with a bilateral Polish-American curatorial exchange program in summer 2003.

CEC ArtsLink

New York, New York


$20,000

to enable theater directors, producers, artists, and scholars from the United States to participate in the Prague Quadrennial International Exhibition of Stage Design and Theatre Architecture in the Czech Republic in summer 2003.

CEC ArtsLink

New York, New York


$50,000

to enable Russian theater artists to travel to the United States in fall 2003 to give workshops and to participate in a new production of Alexander Pushkin’s Boris Godunov.

CEC ArtsLink

New York, New York


$40,000

to enable CEC to conduct an analysis of international cultural administration programs organized for Russian arts managers from 1993 to 2003.

CEC ArtsLink

New York, New York


$30,000

to enable curators and architectural specialists from the United States to travel to Belgrade in 2003 in connection with an art, architecture, and urban studies exchange project entitled The School of Missing Studies.

CEC ArtsLink

New York, New York


$5,000

to enable the director of the City of New York Department of Cultural Affairs Percent for Art Program and an urban planner from the United States to travel to Belgrade in summer 2003 to participate in a public art and urban design program.

CEC ArtsLink

New York, New York


$5,000

to support curatorial travel in Central and Eastern Europe in 2003 by the director of CEC’s ArtsLink program to conduct research for the planned 2004 ArtsLink Exhibition.

CEC ArtsLink

New York, New York


$25,000

to enable five Russian museum professionals to travel to the United States in 2004 to participate in the Annual Meeting of the Museum Stores Association in Portland, Oregon, and to meet with representatives of cultural institutions in New York to discuss topics concerning museum licensing and merchandising.

CEC ArtsLink

New York, New York


$50,000

to support international travel and related expenses of Russian and American museum professionals participating in CEC’s Museum Partnerships Program in 2004 and 2005.

Center for International Theatre Development

Baltimore, Maryland


$75,000

to support the international exchange component of the Eastern and Central European Theater Initiative in 2004, involving performing arts specialists from Hungary, Poland, Romania, Russia, and the United States.

Center for the Study of Ancient Territories

Austin, Texas


$20,000

to enable historic preservation and archaeological conservation specialists from the United States to travel to Ukraine in 2004 to work with colleagues at the National Preserve of Tauric Chersonesos on preparing the nomination dossier for UNESCO World Heritage Status for the ancient site at Chersonesos.

Choros International Projects

New York, New York


$10,000

to enable artists, policy makers, arts administrators, and cultural specialists from Serbia and Montenegro and the United States to participate in an international program of workshops, exhibitions, and conferences entitled Social Actors in Transformation in Belgrade and Minneapolis in 2003.

Collision Theory

Brooklyn, New York


$2,100

to enable a dramaturg from Budapest to continue to participate in a residency program with company members of Collision Theory in winter 2003.

Columbia University, The University Seminars

New York, New York


$8,600

to enable scholars from Bulgaria, Moldova, and Russia to attend a conference at Columbia University entitled The Black Sea Flood and its Consequences at Columbia in fall 2003.

Continuum

New York, New York


$20,000

to enable members of the music ensemble to participate in the Roaring Hooves Festival in Mongolia and the Salon des Arts festival in Bulgaria in summer 2004.

Da Capo Chamber Players

New York, New York


$16,000

to enable members of the music ensemble to give performances, hold workshops, and organize lectures and demonstrations in Minsk, Belarus, in fall 2003.

Dance Advance

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


$30,000

to support residencies in the United States in 2004 by a choreographer, a dancer, and a dance writer from Poland and a choreographer from Romania in connection with Dance Discursion: A Program for Cultural Encounter and Exchange.

Dance Films Association

New York, New York


$10,000

to enable the association's executive director, a choreographer, and a filmmaker to participate in the 3rd Annual Dance on Camera Festival in St. Petersburg in spring 2003, and to enable the manager and the artistic director of Kannon Dance in St. Petersburg to attend a workshop at Jacob's Pillow in summer 2003.

Dance Theater Workshop

New York, New York


$35,000

to support international travel and related expenses in fall 2004 associated with the Russian-American reciprocal exchange component of a program entitled Two-Way Dance Traffic organized by the Center for Russian Dance Theatres in Moscow.

Dance Theater Workshop

New York, New York


$90,000

to support international travel and related expenses of performing artists, administrators, and specialists participating in the East/Central Europe Cultural Partnerships Program of DTW’s Suitcase Fund in 2004.

Dances We Dance

Honolulu, Hawaii


$4,000

to enable the artistic and executive directors to lead a workshop in the Czech Republic in fall 2003 on the techniques and legacies of choreographers Jose Limon and Doris Humphrey.

Dancing in the Streets

New York, New York


$12,000

to enable performing artists from Croatia, Romania, Russia, and Serbia and Montenegro to participate in workshops, conduct research, and design virtual tours as part of a collaborative project entitled Shadow Casters New York in summer 2003.

Danspace Project

New York, New York


$75,000

to support international travel and related expenses in fall 2003 associated with a bilateral exchange program entitled Central Station involving dancers and choreographers from Central and Eastern Europe and the United States.

Digital Independence

San Francisco, California


$5,000

to enable participants from Eastern and Central Europe to attend the 2nd Biennial Digital Independence Conference in San Francisco in fall 2003.

Double Edge Theatre

Ashfield, Massachusetts


$35,000

to enable theater professionals from Poland and Hungary to travel to the United States in 2003 to participate in Ex-Change: The UnPossessed and Summer Training Exchange Intensive.

Eisenhower Exchange Fellowships

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


$10,000

to enable Eisenhower Fellows from Russia in the cultural and environmental fields to participate in the Eisenhower Fellowships 50th Anniversary International Conference in Philadelphia in fall 2003.

FotoFest International

Houston, Texas


$25,000

to enable cultural specialists, educators, and public officials from the United States to participate in a conference on cultural funding in Samara, Russia, in summer 2003.

Foundation for a Civil Society

New York, New York


$60,000

to support the international travel component in 2003-2004 of visual arts awards programs for participants from Bosnia, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Kosovo, Macedonia, Serbia and Montenegro, and the Slovak Republic to visit the United States.

Foundation for International Arts and Education

Bethesda, Maryland


$35,000

to support international travel and related expenses in 2004 of musicians, curators, and administrators participating in the Russian-American exchange program Museums and Music in Concert.

Franklin Furnace Archive

New York, New York


$10,500

to enable an artist from Croatia to participate in a three-month residency in New York in spring 2003.

Fund for Arts and Culture in Central and Eastern Europe

McLean, Virginia


$15,000

to support the international travel and related expenses associated with an advanced arts management seminar in Petrozavodsk, an education programming seminar in Yakutsk, Russia, and a tourism development seminar in Lviv, Ukraine, in summer 2003.

Fund for Arts and Culture in Central and Eastern Europe

McLean, Virginia


$30,000

to enable American specialists to travel to Russia in 2004 to give museum and orchestra management seminars in Kamchatka, Khabarovsk, Vladivostok, and the Urals.

GOH Productions

New York, New York


$10,000

to enable members of Frank London’s Klezmer Brass Allstars from New York to participate in festivals and give performances in Serbia and Montenegro in spring 2003.

GOH Productions

New York, New York


$25,000

to enable American dance specialists to give workshops at the X Annual International Contemporary Dance Conference and Performance Festival in Bytom, Poland, in summer 2003.

Holy Archangels Foundation

Washington, D.C.


$10,000

to enable architectural conservation specialists from the United States to participate in a historic preservation workshop and planning seminar at the New Jerusalem Monastery in Istra, Russia, in fall 2003.

The Institute for Publishing Arts

Barrytown, New York


$12,000

to enable three American artists to collaborate with a Polish artist on a collaborative multimedia performance entitled Awareness Awakening in Poland in spring 2004.

The Interfaith Center of New York

New York, New York


$14,000

to enable a curator and four photographers from the United States to participate in an exhibition entitled The Ethereal Forces at the Gallery of Contemporary Art in Trinitarska Tower in Lublin, Poland, in spring 2003.

International Studio and Curatorial Program

New York, New York


$35,000

to enable an artist and a curator from the Czech Republic and an artist from Croatia to participate in three-month residencies at ISCP in 2004.

Jacob's Pillow

Lee, Massachusetts


$10,000

to enable a choreographer and two dancers from Croatia to participate in the summer 2003 Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival.

Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum

New Brunswick, New Jersey


$4,100

to provide supplemental support for the international travel and related expenses of Russian scholars participating in Rutgers faculty exchange program.

The Jewish Museum

New York, New York


$11,590

to support international travel and related expenses in 2003 and 2004 associated with curatorial research in Russia for an exhibition of theater design by Russian Jewish artists.

John Jasperse Company

New York, New York


$25,000

to enable members of the company to perform a new dance work entitled Out There and to conduct workshops in Romania, Bulgaria, and the Czech Republic in fall 2003.

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.

Joslyn Art Museum Foundation

Omaha, Nebraska


$25,000

to enable Russian and American museum personnel to participate in a bilateral exchange in 2004 in connection with the exhibition Old Master European Paintings from the Collections of the Pushkin Museum at the Joslyn Art Museum.

Julia Ritter Performance Group

Lambertville, New Jersey


$8,000

to enable members of the dance company to perform Love After Death and to hold workshops in the Czech Republic in summer 2003.

Leah Stein Dance Company

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


$20,000

to enable members of the company to participate in the XI Annual International Contemporary Dance Conference and Performance Festival in Poland and to give performances in Hungary and Romania in summer 2004.

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

New York, New York


$50,000

to enable theater directors Rezo Gabriadze from Tbilisi and Piotr Fomenko from Moscow to participate in the 2004 Lincoln Center Festival.

Link Vostok

Minneapolis, Minnesota


$35,000

to support international travel and related expenses of Russian and Slovak dancers participating in the Mississippi/Volga Dance Exchange Project in Minneapolis and New York in fall 2003.

Link Vostok

Minneapolis, Minnesota


$40,000

to enable dancers, dance critics, technical specialists, and companies from the United States to participate in the Sixth International Festival of Movement and Dance on the Volga in Yaroslavl in summer 2004.

Location One

New York, New York


$4,000

to enable a photographer from Serbia and Montenegro to participate in a residency program at Location One in fall 2003.

Mabou Mines

New York, New York


$1,000

to enable the company’s artistic director to give lectures at The Grotowski Center Institute for Theater Research in Wroclaw and at The Little Poland Center in Krakow in spring 2003.

Mabou Mines

New York, New York


$1,000

to enable the company’s co-artistic director to travel to Poland to meet with theater specialists and to develop plans for Mabou Mines’ presentation of Animal Magnetism.

Mary Ellen Childs Crash

Minneapolis, Minnesota


$5,000

to enable members of the company to participate in the 4th International Jazz Dance and Music Festival BALTIC BRIDGE and to hold workshops and master classes in St. Petersburg, Russia, in spring 2003.

Mobius

Boston, Massachusetts


$30,000

to support the exchange in fall 2003 of Polish and American performance artists participating in a project entitled Juliett 484 involving two performance art festivals, Convergence International Arts Festival in Providence, Rhode Island, and the Castle of Imagination International Performance Festival in Ustka, Poland.

Mum Puppettheatre

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


$10,000

to enable company members to present From the Ashes at the X Annual International Contemporary Dance Conference and Performance Festival in Bytom, Poland, in summer 2003.

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Houston, Texas


$40,000

to support curatorial exchanges in 2004 and 2005 in connection with an exhibition in Russia of twentieth-century American paintings from the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and an exhibition in the United States of important drawings from the State Pushkin Museum in Moscow.

Museum of Jurassic Technology

Culver City, California


$15,000

to support international travel and related expenses in 2003-2004 of American and Russian participants in a collaborative project entitled A Chain of Flowers co-organized by the Museum of Jurassic Technology and the St. Petersburg-based arts journal and curatorial group Kabinet.

The Museum of Modern Art

New York, New York


$9,000

to enable art historians and critics from Poland, Russia, Serbia and Montenegro, and Slovenia to participate in a panel discussion on Eastern and Central European art since the 1950s held in New York in spring 2003 in connection with the publication of Primary Documents.

Music for the Earth

Litchfield, Connecticut


$20,000

to enable members of the Dmitri Pokrovsky Ensemble in Moscow to travel to the United States to collaborate and perform with the Paul Winter Consort in fall 2003.

National Museum of Natural History

Washington, D.C.


$15,000

to enable American archaeologists to travel to Mongolia in summer 2003 to conduct fieldwork with their Mongolian colleagues in connection with the Mongolian Deer Stone Project.

New Dramatists

New York, New York


$35,000

to support the exchange of Hungarian, Czech, Serbian, and American playwrights in 2004 and 2005 in connection with a program entitled Interplay/Eastern Europe.

New York City Ballet

New York, New York


$30,000

to enable choreographer Boris Eifman from St. Petersburg to travel to the United States in 2004 along with a costume designer and master ballet assistant in order to choreograph a piece for the New York City Ballet to be premiered at the NYCB’s Russian Festival in summer 2004.

New York International Ballet Competition

New York, New York


$2,200

to support Russian participation in the New York International Ballet Competition in summer 2003.

Northeast Document Conservation Center

Andover, Massachusetts


$25,000

to enable a photography conservation specialist from NEDCC to hold a workshop at the Russian State Library in Moscow and to provide follow-up training in St. Petersburg for staff members of the State Hermitage Museum in fall 2003 and to enable three Russian conservators to participate in a two-week photography conservation program at NEDCC in spring 2004.

Northeast Document Conservation Center

Andover, Massachusetts


$26,000

to support international travel and related expenses of conservators from Central and Eastern Europe participating in an advanced photography conservation training program in the United States in summer 2004 and to enable NEDCC's photography conservator to make a reciprocal visit to the region in fall 2004 to provide additional training and support for project participants.

Pasadena Orchestra

Pasadena, California


$7,500

to enable five musicians from the United States to participate in the American Music Festival in Cluj, Romania, in fall 2003.

Paul Dresher Ensemble

San Francisco, California


$10,000

to enable the director of an alternative music space in Moscow, a Russian music critic, and members of the Moscow Academy of Ancient Music to participate in a festival entitled Wired Strings: New (and Old) Music from Russia and America in San Francisco in winter 2003.

Paul Dresher Ensemble

San Fransisco, California


$7,500

to enable members of thewondergroup from San Francisco to hold workshops and give performances of Metamorphosis in Prague in summer 2003.

Proto-Type Theater

Brooklyn, New York


$10,000

to enable company members to perform Three Ring at the Sibiu International Theater Festival in Romania in spring 2004.

Seattle Chamber Players

Seattle, Washington


$20,000

to enable six Russian composers to create new works for the Seattle Chamber Players and to participate in their premiere performances in Seattle in October 2003 and to enable the SCP to take part in the Moscow Autumn Festival in November 2003.

Spoleto Festival USA

Charleston, South Carolina


$20,000

to enable members of the Moscow Ballet Theatre to participate in the 2004 Spoleto Festival USA.

Stephen Petronio Company

New York, New York


$6,000

to support international travel and related expenses associated with the company’s performance and teaching tour in Russia in fall 2003.

Tamarind Institute

Albuquerque, New Mexico


$20,000

to enable six visual artists from the former Yugoslavia to participate in a residency program at the Santa Fe Art Institute entitled Restauration and in an exhibition at the University of New Mexico Art Museum in winter 2004.

Theatre Communications Group

New York, New York


$50,000

to provide continued support during 2003-2004 of the American and Central and Eastern European theater exchange program administered by the International Theatre Institute at TCG.

ThingsezIsee'm Dance Theater

New York, New York


$4,000

to enable members of the company to participate in the Open Look Festival in St. Petersburg and to give master classes at the Center for Russian Dance Theatres in Moscow in summer 2003.

Tova

Media, Pennsylvania


$15,000

to support international travel and related expenses in 2003 associated with research and development in Bytom, Poland, for a new performance piece in the performance series entitled Theater of Witness.

Tricklock Company

Albuquerque, New Mexico


$13,000

to enable members of Akhe Engineering Theatre of St. Petersburg to participate in the Revolutions International Theatre Festival in Albuquerque in winter 2004.

University of California, Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive

Berkeley, California


$2,700

to support curatorial travel to Russia in winter 2003 associated with the exhibition Surviving Suprematism: Lazar Khidekel.

University of California, Berkeley/Cal Performances

Berkeley, California


$25,000

to enable members of the Kirov Ballet and Orchestra from St. Petersburg to perform and participate in a symposium in fall 2003 at the University of California, Berkeley.

University of Chicago, Department of Slavic Languages

Chicago, Illinois


$1,600

to enable Dimitrije Golemovic from the University of the Arts in Belgrade to participate in the conference Balkan Epic: Song, History, Modernity in Chicago in winter 2004.

University of Iowa

Iowa City, Iowa


$17,000

to enable Russian playwright Maxim Kurochkin to participate in a one-year residency program jointly organized by the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa, the Lark Theatre in New York, and the Portland Stage Company.

UrbanArts Institute

Boston, Massachusetts


$25,000

to support international travel and related expenses in 2003-2004 of American and Macedonian artists participating in a reciprocal exchange program entitled Unifying Gift.

WaxFactory

New York, New York


$20,000

to enable members of WaxFactory to present QUARTET V2.0 at the Ex Ponto International Festival in Ljubljana and to meet with colleagues in the performing and visual arts in Croatia and in Serbia and Montenegro.

Yale School of Drama

New Haven, Connecticut


$50,000

to enable the artistic director and members of the Theatre of Young Spectators in Moscow to present Rothschild's Fiddle and to give workshops at the Yale School of Drama in 2004.

Yara Arts Group

New York, New York


$15,000

to support international travel and related expenses of performing artists from Buryatia in Russia participating in the presentation of Warrior Sister at La Mama in spring 2004.

Zenon Dance Company

Minneapolis, Minnesota


$10,000

to enable the company to perform and give workshops at the Open Look Festival in St. Petersburg in summer 2003.

ZviDance

New York, New York


$15,000

to enable company members to participate in the X International Contemporary Dance Conference and Performance Festival in Bytom, Poland, in summer 2003 and to enable the company’s artistic director to hold workshops and master classes as part of festival activities there.