30.04.2013

Travel Grants to attend CIMAM 2013 Annual Conference

CIMAM’s Travel Grant Program is designed to foster cooperation and cultural exchange between visual art professionals in emerging and developing economies and their counterparts in other regions of the world. Since 2005 CIMAM’s Travel Grant Program has awarded a total of 147 travel grants that have been generously supported by the Getty Foundation, Fundación Cisneros/Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros or the Open Society Foundations–Budapest. Since 2012 the British Council also supports the attendance of professionals from across the UK to participate in CIMAM’s annual conferences.

In 2013 CIMAM offers over 20 travel grants to modern and contemporary art museum and collection professionals residing in Emerging Market and Developing Economies, professionals residing in Latin America, Turkey, Spain and the UK.

The travel grants cover conference registration, travel expenses and accommodation in one of the hotels recommended by CIMAM. The grants will allow the participation in CIMAM’s 2013 Annual Conference, New Dynamics in Museums: Curator, Artwork, Public, Governance that will be held in Rio de Janeiro, 12–14 August 2013.

Around 15 travel fellowships for professionals residing in Emerging Market and Developing Economies are supported by a grant from the Getty Foundation, Los Angeles; five travel grants for professionals residing in Latin America with priority to Central America and the Caribbean are funded by Fundación Cisneros/Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros; two professionals from Turkey will be supported by a grant received from the SAHA Association and one professional from the UK will be supported by the British Council. The Fundación Botín will support two professionals from Spain to attend CIMAM 2013 Annual Conference. 

Deadline on 10 June.

Find all the details about grants for professionals from Latin America and from Emerging Market and Developing Economies online.