The Graham Foundation grants for organizations 2015

The grants announcement of the Graham Foundation will support 49 groundbreaking architectural projects by organizations around the world.

The Graham Foundation grants for organizations 2015

Florian Joy, Bawadi, 2006. From the 2015 Graham Foundation Organizational Grant to Columbia College Chicago-Museum of Contemporary Photography for the exhibition Grace of Intention: Photography, Architecture, and the Monument. Courtesy of the MoCP.

In its second major grant announcement of 2015, the Graham Foundation will support 49 groundbreaking architectural projects by organizations around the world.

The funded projects include major museum retrospectives, multi-media installations, site-specific commissions, documentary films, placemaking initiatives, e-publications, and academic journals that chart new territory in the field of architecture. In addition, 12 of the new grants will support innovative public programs and exhibitions that will coincide with the inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennial, opening October 3, 2015.

The new grantees comprise a diverse range of national and international organizations in cities across North America and the world and they include both established and emerging institutions, such as art and architecture museums, non-profit architecture centers and visual arts spaces, universities and alternative schools, and academic and independent publishers.

The full list of the 2015 grants to organizations follows below. To learn more about the new grants, go to

For more information about the 2015 Chicago Architecture Biennial and its exciting line up of exhibitions and public programs, please visit

2015 grants to organizations

*Projects that coincide with the inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennial in fall 2015

Exhibitions: *Art Institute of Chicago; *Chicago Design Museum; *Columbia College Chicago-Museum of Contemporary Photography; *Elmhurst Art Museum; The Jewish Museum; MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Los Angeles, at the Schindler House; Materials & Applications; Monoambiente; Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago; Museum of Modern Art; *National Trust for Historic Preservation; Oslo Architecture Triennale; Parasol Unit Foundation for Contemporary Art; Serpentine Gallery; Slought; Socrates Sculpture Park; Southern California Institute of Architecture; Swiss Institute; University of California, Berkeley-Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive; *University of Chicago-Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society; *Video Game Art Gallery; and Yale University-School of Architecture

Film/video/new media: Wavelength Pictures; The Wende Museum of the Cold War

Public programs: Archeworks; Architectural League of New York;*Association of Architecture Organizations; CANactions; *Chicago Architecture Foundation; *Chicago Humanities Festival; *Experimental Sound Studio; The Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture; *Lampo; Ohio State University-Knowlton School of Architecture; Storefront for Art and Architecture; and Van Alen Institute

Publications: Anyone Corporation; Art Papers; California Institute of the Arts-REDCAT; Columbia University-Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation; LIGA-Space for Architecture; Lisbon Architecture Triennale; MAS Context; Primary Information; The Renaissance Society; Rice University-School of Architecture; Walker Art Center; and Zone Books

Upcoming exhibition: Barbara Kasten: Stages, October 1, 2015–January 9, 2016

Application deadlines:

Grants to individuals: September 15, 2015
Grants to organizations: February 25, 2016

About the Graham Foundation 
Founded in 1956, the Graham Foundation makes project-based grants to individuals and organizations and produces public programs to foster the development and exchange of diverse and challenging ideas about architecture and its role in the arts, culture, and society.

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