Grantees

$3,637,034

Total Grants
in 2000

$2,687,234

Cultural Grants
in 2000

115

Cultural Grants
in 2000

2000 Cultural Grants

18th Street Art Complex

Santa Monica, California


$2,015

to support participation by a representative of the Center for Contemporary Art-Prague in the Res Artis bi-annual general meeting in Los Angeles in fall 2000.

92nd Street Y

New York, New York


$40,000

to enable the Janacek Philharmonic Orchestra in Ostrava, Czech Republic, to travel to New York in fall 2001 to participate in a collaborative performance with the Orchestra of the S.E.M. Ensemble.

Addison Gallery of American Art

Andover, Massachusetts


$40,000

to support curatorial travel to Russia in 2000-2001 to explore the possibility of organizing an exchange of exhibitions between the Addison Gallery and Russian museums.

American Dance Festival

Durham, North Carolina


$75,000

to enable American dancers, dance instructors, and arts administrators to perform, conduct workshops, and take part in panel discussions in connection with ADF/Russia III in Moscow in fall 2000.

American Friends of the Russian Country Estate

Washington, D.C.


$26,500

to enable historic site specialists from the United States to participate in a conference in summer 2000 in Vyazma, Russia, entitled Russian Country Estates on the Eve of the 21st Century: Problems of Preservation and Survival.

American Repertory Theatre

Cambridge, Massachusetts


$50,000

to support a theater management program in 2000-2001 for Russian and American students at the American Repertory Theatre Institute and at the Moscow Art Theatre Institute.

American Russian Young Artists Orchestra

New York, New York


$50,000

to support international travel and related costs associated with ARYO’s Russian-American exchange activities in 2001.

American-Russian Cultural Cooperation Foundation

Washington, D.C.


$25,000

to enable museum specialists and curators from Russia to travel to the United States in spring 2001 in connection with the showing in San Francisco of the exhibition Unseen Treasures: Imperial Russia and the New World.

apexart

New York, New York


$13,400

to enable American artists and critics to participate in an exhibition entitled All You Need Is Love and in related seminars at the Bathhouse Centre of Contemporary Art in Gdansk, Poland, in fall 2000.

Arena Stage

Washington, D.C.


$10,000

to enable theater specialists from Hungary to meet with colleagues at Arena Stage and at the New York Theatre Workshop in Spring 2000.

Art in General

New York, New York


$40,000

to support international travel and related expenses in 2001 of artists and curators from the United States and Central Europe participating in a program entitled Residency Exchange: Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland.

Arts International

New York, New York


$10,000

to enable artists from Croatia to participate in the International Studio Program at the P.S.1/MoMA Contemporary Art Center in New York in 2001-2002.

Asia Society

New York, New York


$40,000

to enable curators and performers from Mongolia to travel to the United States in 2000 in connection with the exhibition at the Asia Society entitled Dancing Demons - Ceremonial Masks of Mongolia.

At The Brewery

Los Angeles, California


$3,000

to enable artists from Croatia to participate in an exhibition of work by Croatian and American artists entitled Flip in Los Angeles in winter 2000.

Baltimore Theatre Project

Baltimore, Maryland


$25,000

to support international travel by theater specialists in 2000-2001 in connection with the development of a project entitled New Partnerships: A Central/Eastern European Initiative.

Bang On a Can

New York, New York


$5,000

to support Czech participation in the Bang on a Can Marathon as part of the Next Wave Festival at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in fall 2000.

Bolshoi Ballet and Opera Foundation

New York, New York


$11,000

to enable a ballet master and a lighting designer from the United States to travel to Moscow in spring 2000 to collaborate with the Bolshoi Ballet on the production of Jerome Robbins’ Afternoon of a Faun.

Bond Street Theatre Coalition

New York, New York


$12,800

to enable members of Bond Street Theatre to travel to Bulgaria and Kosovo in summer 2000 to work on a collaborative production of Romeo and Juliet with Theatre Tsvete from Sofia.

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Boston, Massachusetts


$30,000

to support participation by musicians from Eastern and Central Europe in the professional training program at the Tanglewood Music Center in summer 2000.

Boston University

Boston, Massachusetts


$20,000

to enable American and Russian musicians to participate in an exchange program in 2000 and 2001 entitled The Educational Bridge Project organized by BU’s School for the Arts and the St. Petersburg Rimsky-Korsakov State Conservatory of Music.

Brooklyn Academy of Music

Brooklyn, New York


$18,700

to support participation by filmmakers and musicians from the Czech Republic in the Czech Film Festival at BAM in fall 2000.

CEC International Partners

New York, New York


$55,440

to provide renewed support for the Russian-American exchange component of the St. Petersburg 2003/Museum Partnerships project in 2000 and 2001.

CEC International Partners

New York, New York


$50,000

to provide continued support for the international travel and related expenses of participants in activities of the Parallel Fund for 2003, a program undertaken in collaboration with the Open Society Institute-St. Petersburg to promote cultural exchanges associated with St. Petersburg’s tercentenary.

CEC International Partners

New York, New York


$75,000

to provide continued support for ArtsLink, an exchange program for artists and arts administrators from the former Soviet Union, Eastern and Central Europe, and the United States.

CEC International Partners

New York, New York


$5,000

to enable the director of ArtsLink to meet with arts professionals in southeastern Europe in spring 2000 to explore the possibility of developing new exchange projects.

CEC International Partners

New York, New York


$30,000

to support international travel in connection with the presentation of a film program entitled Avant-Garde Alternatives: The Evolution of American Experimental Film in Moscow, St. Petersburg, and Ekaterinburg in fall 2000.

CEC International Partners

New York, New York


$40,000

to enable museum specialists from St. Petersburg to participate in a design and labeling project entitled Content/ Interpretation/Presentation in New York in spring 2001.

CEC International Partners

New York, New York


$35,000

to enable critics, scholars, presenters, and other dance professionals from the United States to participate in workshops and symposia in connection with the project Balanchine in Perm in Russia in spring 2001.

CEC International Partners

New York, New York


$1,200

to enable the director of the Institute for Cultural Programs in St. Petersburg to participate in the conference The Economy and Culture: A Partnership for the 21st Century in Prague, Czech Republic, in fall 2000.

Chicago Cultural Center

Chicago, Illinois


$10,000

to support participation by Polish artists in the exhibition In Between: Art from Poland, 1945-2000 in Chicago in 2001.

College of Charleston

Charleston, South Carolina


$9,500

to enable members of the artists collective Neue Slowenische Kunst in Ljubljana to travel to the United States in connection with the opening of the exhibition NSK: Retro-Spection in 2001.

Continuum

New York, New York


$21,000

to support participation by members of the ensemble in the Roaring Hooves Festival in Ulaanbataar, Mongolia, in summer 2000.

Continuum

New York, New York


$20,000

to enable members of the ensemble to participate in the Mtskheta 2001 music festival in the Republic of Georgia.

Cornell University

Ithaca, New York


$8,000

to provide support for the international travel of participants from Bosnia, Croatia, and Slovenia in the conference Con/De/ Reconstruction of South Slavic Architecture in spring 2001.

Dance Theater Workshop

New York, New York


$95,000

to enable artists and arts managers from Eastern and Central Europe and the United States to participate in artists’ residencies, performances, collaborative projects, and international festivals in 2000-2001 in connection with DTW’s East/Central European Partnerships Program.

Double Edge Theatre

Ashfield, Massachusetts


$40,000

to enable American and Polish theater specialists to participate in exchanges in 2000 in connection with the International Consortium of Theatre Practices organized by DET and the Center for Theater Practices in Gardzienice, Poland.

Double Edge Theatre

Ashfield, Massachusetts


$30,000

to enable performers from the Taos Pueblo community in New Mexico to participate in the Krakow 2000 Festival in Poland and to enable members of the Center in Gardzienice to visit Taos and Zuni communities in New Mexico in spring 2001 in connection with a project entitled Mysteries and Initiations.

Eugene O'Neill Theater Center

Waterford, Connecticut


$13,780

to support American participation in the production entitled Charlotte: Life? or Theater? as part of the Making Music Together project in St. Petersburg, Russia, in spring 2000.

Exit Art

New York, New York


$20,000

to support Eastern and Central European participation in an exhibition entitled Body and the East and in an accompanying symposium at Exit Art in 2001.

Faberge Arts Foundation

Washington, D.C.


$40,000

to support international travel and related expenses in connection with the curatorial research and planning stages of an exhibition entitled St. Petersburg: A City and Its Image.

Faberge Arts Foundation

Washington, D.C.


$12,000

to enable architects and cultural specialists from Russia to meet with colleagues in the United States in fall 2000 in connection with activities of the Women in the Arts Business Council in St. Petersburg.

The Field

New York, New York


$5,000

to enable American choreographers to travel to Hungary in 2000 to give workshops and performances in collaboration with Company Cie 2 in 1 in Budapest.

The Field

New York, New York


$11,850

to enable the contemporary music ensemble Slavic Soul Party to be in residence at Jazz-FM in Skopje and to perform, give workshops, and meet with musicians in Macedonia in fall 2000.

Film Arts Foundation

San Francisco, California


$2,000

to enable a Tuvan throat singer from Russia to travel to the United States to participate in cultural events in Los Angeles in spring 2000.

FotoFest International

Houston, Texas


$4,850

to enable photography experts from the Czech and Slovak republics to participate in the Festival Directors Meeting and the Festival of Light project in Houston in March 2000.

FotoFest International

Houston, Texas


$8,200

to enable the president and the director of FotoFest to travel to Russia to participate in the International Month of Photography festival organized by the Moscow House of Photography in spring 2000.

Foundation for a Civil Society

New York, New York


$77,094

to enable the Czech winners of the Chalupecky Award and the Slovak winners of the Tonal Prize to be in residence at the Headlands Center for the Arts in Sausalito, California, in 2001 and to provide support for a joint exhibition in the United States entitled New Connection showcasing the work of winners and finalists of the Chalupecky Award and Tonal Prize over the past ten years.

Foundation for a Civil Society

New York, New York


$15,000

to provide supplementary support for the preparation of a catalogue in connection with the New Connection exhibition to be shown in the United States and the Czech and Slovak republics in 2001.

Foundation for a Civil Society

New York, New York


$15,000

to enable scholars, activists, and cultural specialists from the Czech Republic to travel to the United States in spring 2000 to participate in a program on Roma culture organized by the Czech Center in New York.

Foundation for a Civil Society

New York, New York


$5,000

to support the participation of American cultural experts in a conference entitled Prague - European City of Culture 2000 held in the Czech Republic in fall 2000.

Foundation for a Civil Society

New York, New York


$60,000

to support Slovak participation in the program Celebrate Slovakia in New York in spring 2001.

Foundation for International Arts & Education

Bethesda, Maryland


$70,000

to support international travel and related expenses in 2000-2001 involved in projects organized by FIAE, including the exhibitions entitled Painting Revolution: Kandinsky, Malevich and the Russian Avant-Garde; Russian Artists in America; The Golden Warrior; and Mir Iskusstva.

Foundation for International Arts & Education

Bethesda, Maryland


$25,000

to support American participation in the project entitled An Experts’ Workshop and Handbook on Museum Exchanges/Contracts in Moscow in spring 2001.

Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute

Hyde Park, New York


$3,305

to enable the director of the Institute to travel to Russia in 2000 in connection with the exhibition entitled Propaganda and Dreams organized by the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., and shown in selected Russian museums.

Franklin Furnace Archive

New York, New York


$4,500

to enable American critics and artists to participate in the Co-Operation International Forum for Feminist Art Practice and Theory in Dubrovnik, Croatia, in fall 2000.

Friends of Czech Greenways

New York, New York


$25,000

to enable a choral director and singers from the United States to participate in the International Guitar Festival in Mikulov, Czech Republic, in summer 2000 and to initiate a Czech-American exchange program for choral musicians.

Fund for Arts and Culture in Central and Eastern Europe

McLean, Virginia


$35,400

to enable cultural administrators and museum specialists from the United States to conduct seminars in Siberia for staff members of regional museums in fall 2000 under the auspices of the State Russian Museum in St. Petersburg ($15,400); and to support international travel and related expenses of American participants in the Museum Assessment Seminar held in St. Petersburg in December 2000 ($20,000).

Fund for New Performance/Video

New York, New York


$16,000

to enable the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s Hawthorne Quartet to participate in the Arts of Tolerance program in the Czech Republic in fall 2000.

Georgetown University

Washington, D.C.


$30,000

to enable Russian and American specialists to conduct research in connection with a proposed exhibition entitled Carved Lace and Painted Stories, the World of Russian Folk Art to be held at the National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C., in 2002.

Gertrude Stein Repertory Theatre

New York, New York


$18,000

to enable representatives from GSRT to travel to Russia in 2000 to develop, in collaboration with the Bakhrushin Museum in Moscow, the St. Petersburg Academy of Theater Arts, and the Museum of Theater and Music in St. Petersburg, an internet-based archive entitled the Russian Performing Arts Database.

GOH Productions

New York, New York


$20,000

to enable dancers, choreographers, arts administrators, and cultural specialists from the United States to participate in the VII Annual International Contemporary Dance Conference and Performance Festival in Bytom and Krakow, Poland, in summer 2000.

GOH Productions

New York, New York


$20,000

to enable the Czechoslovak-American Marionette Theatre in New York to collaborate with puppet theaters in the Czech Republic and in Russia in summer 2000 on the development of a new work entitled Prose of the Transsiberian and of Little Joan of France.

GOH Productions

New York, New York


$9,000

to support the international exchange component of a multi-media performance project entitled Tale Exchange organized by Cathy Weis Projects in Macedonia in summer 2000.

Henson International Festival of Puppet Theater

New York, New York


$25,000

to enable the puppet theater company White Goat from Chelyabinsk, Russia, to participate in the Festival in fall 2000.

International Center of Photography

New York, New York


$4,100

to enable the director of ICP to travel to Moscow to participate in the International Month of Photography organized by the Moscow House of Photography in spring 2000.

International House

New York, New York


$40,000

to enable artists from Central and Eastern Europe to participate in a residency program at International House in 2001-2002.

International Studio Program

New York, New York


$10,000

to enable the director of The Bathhouse Centre of Contemporary Art in Gdansk, Poland, to participate in a curatorial residency at ISP in 2001.

Kansas City Symphony

Kansas City, Missouri


$15,000

to enable members of the Pokrovsky Ensemble of Moscow to participate in a festival in Kansas City entitled Stravinsky and His Sources in spring 2001.

L.I.P.A. Gallery

Washington, D.C.


$11,500

to enable artists from Yugoslavia to participate in the exhibition entitled Paintings from Kosovo at L.I.P.A. in 2001.

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

New York, New York


$75,000

to enable the Maly Drama Theater from St. Petersburg and the Vakhtangov Theater and the Boshoi Ballet from Moscow to participate in the Lincoln Center Festival 2000.

Location One

New York, New York


$20,000

to enable an artist from Eastern and Central Europe to participate in the International Residency Program at Location One in 2001.

Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival

Los Angeles, California


$30,000

to enable the Kamchatka Theater from Russia to present Amazonia at the Festival in spring 2001.

Lower East Side Tenement Museum

New York, New York


$17,500

to enable staff members from the Gulag Museum in Perm, Russia, to visit cultural institutions in the United States in spring 2001.

Maida Withers Dance Construction Company

Washington, D.C.


$10,500

to enable dancers from Poland and Russia to participate in a residency program at MWDCC and to take part in a collaborative performance entitled Aurora 2001: Dance of the Auroras - Fire in the Sky in Washington in February 2001.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, Massachusetts


$10,000

to enable specialists from the Aga Khan Program to work with colleagues in Bosnia-Herzegovina in spring 2000 in developing effective building and conservation technologies in connection with a project entitled Interpolations: New Housing Design for Post-War Bosnia-Herzegovina.

Meredith Monk/ The House Foundation

New York, New York


$25,000

to support international travel and related expenses in connection with performances and workshops given as part of the company’s tour of Magic Frequencies in the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Russia in 2001.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

New York, New York


$45,000

to support an exchange of curators and conservators between the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts in Moscow and the Metropolitan Museum in 2001 in collaboration with CEC International Partners in New York.

Michael Chekhov Association

New York, New York


$3,000

to enable theater specialists from the United States to participate in an international workshop at the Baikal Theatre School in Irkutsk in summer 2000.

Mongol-American Cultural Association

New Brunswick, New Jersey


$10,000

to support participation by Mongolian curators, performers, and cultural specialists in the Festival of Mongolia in New York in 2000.

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Houston, Texas


$25,000

to support a curatorial exchange program between the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts in Moscow and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, in 2000-2001.

The Museum of Modern Art

New York, New York


$15,000

to enable representatives of the Center for Modern and Contemporary Art at the National Gallery in Prague and of the Moscow House of Photography to participate in residencies and conferences in the United States in spring 2000.

The Museum of Modern Art

New York, New York


$8,500

to enable Central and Eastern European museum professionals to participate in a meeting in Budapest in fall 2000 of ICOM’s International Committee for Museums and Collections of Modern Art in Budapest.

The Museum of Modern Art

New York, New York


$1,800

to enable the director of the Zacheta Gallery in Warsaw to travel to the United States in summer 2000 to develop plans for future exhibitions of American art in Poland.

The Museum of Modern Art

New York, New York


$10,000

to support travel to Poland and Russia by a curator from MoMA in connection with the exhibition Classics of the XX Century at the Zacheta Gallery in fall 2000.

New York Foundation for the Arts

New York, New York


$30,000

to enable filmmakers and critics from Russia to participate in a symposium in spring 2001 in connection with the presentation of a program entitled Fantastika: The Films of Russian Fantasy Master Aleksandr Ptushko organized by Seagull Films in New York and American Cinematheque in Los Angeles.

New York Foundation for the Arts

New York, New York


$50,000

to support a residency by Eifman Ballet from St. Petersburg at the Kaatsbaan International Dance Center in Tivoli, New York, in spring 2001.

Northeast Document Conservation Center

Andover, Massachusetts


$10,000

to enable conservators from NEDCC and from New York University to visit the Academy of Arts and Design in Bratislava, Slovak Republic, in fall 2000 to discuss conservation issues and to develop plans for an exchange program for Slovak conservators in 2001.

Northeast Document Conservation Center

Andover, Massachusetts


$25,000

to enable two conservators from Bulgaria to participate in a training program on the conservation of photographs at NEDCC in 2001.

Northeast Document Conservation Center

Andover, Massachusetts


$32,000

to enable conservators from the State Russian Museum in St. Petersburg to collaborate with specialists at NEDCC in 2001 on developing preservation techniques to be used in treating twentieth century drawings from the Museum’s collection.

Pacific Northwest College of Art

Portland, Oregon


$4,500

to support participation in spring 2000 by an artist from Kosovo in the exhibition at the college entitled Carnival in the Eye of the Storm - War/Art/New Technologies: Kosovo in spring 2000.

Paula Josa-Jones/Performance Works

Chilmark, Massachusetts


$20,000

to enable members of Paula Josa-Jones/Performance Works and a playwright from the United States to collaborate with the Kannon Dance Group in St. Petersburg in summer 2000 on the creation of a production entitled Antigone’s Dream.

Perspectives Ensemble

New York, New York


$15,000

to enable musicians from Hungary to give workshops and performances at the 92nd Street Y in New York in 2001 in connection with Familiar Strangers: Triumph of Culture - Hungary, a program examining the influence of Roma music on European composers.

Pig Iron Theatre Company

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


$9,100

to enable the Company to participate in the Theatre Confrontations Festival in Lublin, Poland, in fall 2000.

Portland State University

Portland, Oregon


$16,500

to support participation by the theater company The Shamans from Budapest in the Portland International Performance Festival in summer 2001.

Pratt Museum

Homer, Alaska


$19,700

to enable dancers from indigenous communities in Russia to participate in the Kamchatka/Alaska Cultural Exchange in Alaska in fall 2000.

Real Art Ways

Hartford, Connecticut


$1,500

to support American participation in the HEXPO multimedia festival in Slovenia in summer 2000.

Risa Jaroslow and Dancers/High Tide Dance

New York, New York


$25,000

to enable performers from the United States to create a new work with traditional Silesian singers and contemporary dancers for presentation at the Bytom Festival in Poland in summer 2001.

Russian-American Center

San Francisco, California


$20,000

to enable representatives of Russian Archives Online in Moscow to travel to the United States and American cultural specialists to travel to Russia in 2001 in connection with Russian-American Cultural Documentation Exchange: Archives Online, a project developed to help preserve and facilitate public accessibility to audiovisual archives in Russia.

S.E.M. Ensemble

Brooklyn, New York


$25,000

to enable members of the Ensemble and other musicians and composers from the United States to give master classes and workshops in contemporary music as part of the program Ostrava New Music Days 2001 in the Czech Republic.

School of Hard Knocks

New York, New York


$25,000

to enable members of the performance group SOHK to travel to St. Petersburg in 2001 to collaborate with the Kannon Dance Company and the Iguana Dance Theater on a production entitled In Gear: Reverse Psychology - Agenda III.

Seven Stages

Atlanta, Georgia


$25,000

to enable members of the Dah Teatar in Belgrade to collaborate with theater specialists in the United States in 2001 on the creation of a performance piece entitled Constancia.

The Silk Road Project

New York, New York


$30,000

to enable composers and musicians from Mongolia and Azerbaijan to participate in the New Works Commissioning Program performance workshop at the Tanglewood Music Center in Lenox, Massachusetts, in summer 2000 as part of the Silk Road Project.

Slovak-American Cultural Center

New York, New York


$10,000

to enable the Bratislava Dance Theater to give performances in New York in spring 2000.

Tamar Rogoff Productions

New York, New York


$25,000

to support international travel and related expenses in 2000 in connection with the project Summer in Ivye documenting the fate of a Jewish community in Belarus during World War II.

Theatre Communications Group

New York, New York


$50,000

to enable theater specialists from the United States to travel to Eastern and Central Europe in 2001 in an exchange program organized by the International Theatre Institute at TCG.

UCLA Film and Television Archive

Los Angeles, California


$5,500

to support Russian participation in a symposium entitled Gotta Sing, Gotta Dance: Musicals from Around the World in Los Angeles in fall 2000.

University of Georgia School of Environmental Design

Athens, Georgia


$5,300

to enable American historic preservation specialists to travel to the Slovak Republic to present a series of lectures entitled Monument Preservation in the United States at Academia Istropolitana Nova in Bratislava in spring 2000.

University of Illinois at Chicago

Chicago, Illinois


$25,000

to enable members of the Theatre of Moscow South-West to participate in a residency program at UIC in 2001.

University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


$20,000

to enable Russian film directors and critics to participate in the Second Annual Russian Film Symposium: Nation, Fetish, Identity in Pittsburgh in spring 2000.

Vermont Studio Center

Johnson, Vermont


$20,000

to enable artists from Central and Eastern Europe to participate in the studio residency program at VSC in 2001.

Walters Art Museum

Baltimore, Maryland


$50,000

to support curatorial exchanges in 2001-2003 between the Walters and the State Russian Museum in St. Petersburg and the Novgorod State Museum in connection with the exhibitions entitled The New Barbarians and Novgorod the Great to be shown at the Walters and other museums in the United States.

Washington Project for the Arts/Corcoran

Washington, D.C.


$6,700

to support curatorial travel to Kiev, Moscow, and Ulaanbataar in 2001 in connection with the project The Mutable Monument: A Dialogue Between Cities.

WaxFactory

New York, New York


$11,000

to enable the company to present the performance piece Lulu at the Karantena 4 Festival in Dubrovnik, Croatia, in summer 2000 and to plan future collaborations with theater artists in the former Yugoslavia.

World Monuments Fund

New York, New York


$5,000

to enable American preservation specialists to participate in a program in 2001 to assist in post-war reconstruction of Mostar, Bosnia, entitled the Mostar 2004 Workshop.

Zivili

Granville, Ohio


$20,000

to enable members of the company to give performances and workshops and to participate in a seminar on music, dance, and theater in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, in summer 2000 and to enable Zivili’s co-directors to conduct research in Croatia, Bosnia, Slovenia, and Serbia.