On February 13, 2019, The National Academy of Sciences announced the election of new members to its seventeen person governing council, including Guggenheim Fellows Richard Lenski, the John Hannah Professor of Microbial Ecology, Michigan State University, Fellow 1991, Organismic Biology and Ecology; Sean C. Solomon, Director of the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, Fellow 1982, Earth Science; and Ruth J. Williams, the Charles Lee Powell Chair in Mathematics, University of California, San Diego, Fellow 2008, Statistics. They join four other fellows continuing as National Academy Councilors: Ingrid Daubechies, the James B. Duke Professor of Mathematics, Duke University, Fellow 2010, Applied…
Don't miss a chance to view Dornith Doherty's Archiving Eden, beginning Friday, February 15. Doherty was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in Photography in 2012.
Catch the latest film by Michael Galinsky, "The Commons," at the True/False Film Fest, February 28 through March 3, in Columbia, Missouri. Galinsky was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in Film - Video in 2012.
Check out the latest exhibition of work by Angela Dufresne, Guggenheim Fellow in Fine Arts, 2016. Just My Type: Angela Dufresne opens on February 9 and will run through July 14.
Join Guggenheim Fellow Shelly Silver (Video & Audio, 2005) for the world premiere of A Tiny Place that is Hard to Touch at this year's Berlin Film Festival.
Mills College Art Museum is pleased to present Tree Talk, by María Elena González, Guggenheim Fellow in Fine Arts, 2006. For this solo exhibition, María Elena González reconceives birch bark as music scores. Join her on February 6 for a special presentation, including the premier of original scores generated from González's birch tree rubbings.
Join Guggenheim Fellow Kasumi, (Film-Video, 2011), at the Cleveland Museum of Art for an immersive video-art experience, "The Plot Against America," on Friday, February 1 from 6-10 PM.
The work of Guggenheim Fellow David Maisel (Photography, 2018) is included in Civilization: The Way We Live Now. This group exhibition will remain on view through February 17, at the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Gwacheon, South Korea.
Guggenheim Fellow Alexandra Natapoff (Law, 2016), will discuss her new book, Punishment Without Crime: How Our Massive Misdemeanor System Traps the Innocent and Makes America More Unequal, at the Brooklyn Historical Society on Monday, January 28. Natapoff's book was recently featured on NPR: Fresh Air and The Takeaway, and in the New York Times.
Join Carlyle Brown, Guggenheim Fellow in Drama and Performance Art, (2008), at The Playwright's Center for a free reading of The History of Religion, written and performed by Carlyle Brown.
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 17.