Join Shalini Shankar on May 1 at 6 PM. Shankar (Fellow in Anthropology and Cultural Studies, 2017) is a sociocultural and linguistic anthropologist concerned with issues of race and ethnicity, youth and migration, language use, and media. Her latest book, Beeline: What Spelling Bees Reveal About Generation Z's New Path to Success, will be released April 30.
PBS will present an American Masters Film, Garry Winogrand: All Things are Photographable (April, 2019) directed by Sasha Waters Freyer, on April 19 at 9/8c. Garry Winogrand was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in Photography in 1964, 1969 and 1978.
On April 9, 2019, the Board of Trustees of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation approved the awarding of Guggenheim Fellowships to a diverse group of 168 scholars, artists, and writers. Appointed on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional promise, the successful candidates were chosen from a group of almost 3,000 applicants in the Foundation’s ninety-fifth competition. Follow this link to view the Press Release View the list of 2019 Fellows by Field in the United States and Canada View the alphabetical listing of the 2019 Fellows in the United States and Canada View the ad in the New…
The MoCP, Chicago, is pleased to present Chicago Stories: Carlos Javier Ortiz and David Schalliol, showcasing photographs and films by Carlos Javier Ortiz, Guggenheim Fellow in Film-Video, 2016, and David Schalliol from the museum’s permanent collection and the Midwest Photographers Project (MPP).
A Soldier's Tale, by Guggenheim Fellow, Kasumi (Film and Video, 2011) will be presented in concert with the Cleveland Institute of Music's New Music Ensemble on Friday, April 5, at 7:30. Follow the link for more information about this event.
Guggenheim Fellow, Phyllis Galembo (Photography, 2014) is pleased to announce the publication of her newest book, Mexico, Masks & Rituals (Radius Books/D.A.P., 2019). Galembo photographs cultural and religious traditions as well as the transformative power of ritual dress in Africa and the Americas. Her interest in these traditions began in 1985 during her first visit to Nigeria. Since then she continues to travel making portraits at masquerade events and ceremonies.
Etienne Charles, Guggenheim Fellow in Music Composition, 2015, featured in the New York Times. On Friday, March 22, he will release "Carnival: The Sound of a People, Vol. 1."
Join Guggenheim Fellow, Akosua Adoma Owusu (Film-Video, 2015) on Friday, March 29, for her juror presentation, Triple Consciousness: Films by Akosua Adoma Owusu, at the 57th Ann Arbor Film Festival.
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.