OPEN CALL: TRAVEL GRANTS to attend CIMAM 2017

CIMAM, International Committee for Museums and Collections of Modern Art, is an international forum of professional character for the discussion of theoretical, ethical and practical issues concerning the collection and exhibition of modern and contemporary art. CIMAM are offering travel grants for arts professionals traveling to the annual CIMAM conference in Singapore in November 2017

CIMAM's Travel Grant Program is addressed to curators, researchers and museum directors of contemporary art to attend the CIMAM 2017 Annual Conference taking place in Singapore (10-12 November 2017). We would like to reach African candidates.

We are offering around 25 grants generously supported by the Getty Foundation, MALBA–Fundación Costantini, Fubon Art Foundation and Alserkal Programming.

Guidelines for application:

  • Deadline to apply is 30 June 24:00 CET.
  • For more information about CIMAM click here 
  • Grants are restricted to modern and contemporary art museum or collection directors and curators in need of financial help to attend CIMAM’s Annual Conference. Researchers and independent curators whose field of research and specialization is contemporary art theory, collections and museums are also eligible.
  • Applicants should not be involved in any kind of commercial or for profit activity.

More information about the grants:

→ The Getty Foundation, Los Angeles supports 15 professional development grants to contemporary art museum and collection curators and directors from countries with Emerging Market and Developing Economies according to the International Monetary Fund’s World Economic Outlook. Click here for more info

→ MALBA–Fundación Costantini, Buenos Aires supports 4 travel grants to modern and contemporary art museum and collection directors and curators from Latin America or foreigners with more than 3 years of residency in Latin America.

→ Fubon Art Foundation, Taipei supports 2 travel grants to modern and contemporary art museum and collection directors and curators from Taiwan.

→ Alserkal Programming, Dubai supports 2 travel grants to modern and contemporary art museum and collection curators and directors from the United Arab Emirates and the wider Middle East and North Africa region including Algeria, Bahrain, Djibouti, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria and Tunisia.

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