“To me, fair friend, you never can be old” So begins William Shakespeare’s 104th Sonnet, but it could be the motto of Guggenheim Fellows from the Foundation’s beginnings till 2016—the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death—since so many Fellows have studied, parsed, interpreted, and reimagined the iconic works in the Bard’s canon. Of course, academic-oriented projects spring first to mind, such as the New Shakespeare Variorum. Under the auspices of the Modern Language Association since 1933, a number of Fellows in English Literature have edited volumes in this ongoing series. The earliest Fellowship holder to be involved in this project was…
Don't miss Carlos Javier Ortiz (Guggenheim Fellow in Film-Video, 2016) at the Tribeca Film Festival. We All We Got will be screening April 14 through April 21.
Milagros de la Torre (Guggenheim Fellow in Photography, 2012) will present her series Under the Black Sun, 1991-1993 and The Lost Steps, 1996, at The Photography Show, AIPAD fair at the Park Avenue Armory April 14 through 17, with ROLF Art, Booth #412.
In its ninety-second competition for the United States and Canada, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation has awarded 175 Fellowships (including three joint Fellowships) to a diverse group of 178 scholars, artists, and scientists. Appointed on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional promise, the successful candidates were chosen from a group of nearly 3,000 applicants. Follow this link to view the Press Release View the list of 2016 Fellows by Field in the United States and Canada View the alphabetical listing of the 2016 Fellows in the United States and Canada View the announcement of the 2016 Guggenheim Fellows…
From March 16 through May 1, Kimsooja's video installation Aire de Tierra / Air of Earth (2009) will be screened in the courtyard of The Temple in Beijing. Kimsooja was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in Film and Video in 2013.
Box galerie is pleased to present an exhibition of photographs by Andrea Modica. Stranger than Fiction opens March 25 and will run through May 14. Modica was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in Photography in 1993.
Lori Bookstein Fine Art is pleased to announce an exhibition of recent work by Elena Sisto, Guggenheim Fellow in Fine Arts, 2013. This is the artist's second solo show with the gallery. Follow this link to read the press release: Elena Sisto_ Afternoons
Myra Melford, Guggenheim Fellow in Music Composition, 2013, will be making her debut as a bandleader with her quintet, Snowy Egret, at the Village Vanguard on Friday, March 4. Sets are at 8:30 and 10:30 pm.
Joy in Singing presents a recital of art song settings, both historic and contemporary, of women’s correspondence. Hear song settings of letters by Edna St. Vincent Millay, letters between Calamity Jane and her daughter Janie, plus letters of women during the civil war, by such noteworthy composers as Libby Larsen, and Guggenheim Fellows in Music Composition: Dominick Argento (1957), Juliana Hall (1989), and Daron Hagen (2012). Follow this link for more information about this event.
An application consists of the completed online form, together with three supporting documents submitted in PDF format. Follow the links below to apply online.
What are Guggenheim Fellowships?
Guggenheim Fellowships are grants to selected individuals made for a minimum of six months and a maximum of twelve months.
What is the amount of a grant?
The amounts of grants vary, and the Foundation does not guarantee it will fully fund any project
When is the deadline?
The deadline for the United States and Canada competition is September 18.