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International Folk Art Foundation (Santa Fe, NM 87504-2087)
Marsha C. Bol (Project Director: January 2014 to January 2016)

GI-50687-14
America's Historical and Cultural Organizations: Implementation Grants
Public Programs

[Grant products][Media coverage]

Totals:
$400,000 (approved)
$400,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
5/1/2015 – 9/30/2015

The Red that Colored the World

Implementation of a traveling exhibition, a catalog, and public programs about the history and global significance of cochineal, an insect-based dye source whose origins date to the pre-Columbian Americas.

"The Red That Colored the World" is a museum exhibition that combines new research and original scholarship to explore the history and widespread use in art of cochineal, an insect-based dye source for the color red whose origins and use date to the pre-Columbian Americas. The exhibition will be on view at the Museum of International Folk Art in Santa Fe, New Mexico, from May 17 to September 6, 2015, followed by its display at the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana, California, from November 21, 2015 to March 21, 2016.

International Folk Art Foundation (Santa Fe, NM 87504-2087)
Joyce Ice (Project Director: October 2005 to July 2009)
Marsha C. Bol (Project Director: July 2009 to October 2009)

PZ-50014-06
Stabilization Grants
Preservation and Access

Totals:
$700,000 (approved)
$700,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/2006 – 6/30/2009

Preserving the Foundation's Folk Art Collections

The purchase of storage equipment, improvement of lighting and climate control, and the rehousing of 68,000 folk art objects from North and South America, Africa, and Asia.

The Museum of International Folk Art seeks funding to reorganize and rehouse in upgraded storage more than half of its sizable collection of over 130,000 objects representing more than 100 different countries. Dating primarily from the nineteenth century to the present, the collections range from wood carvings, ceramics, metal, and works on paper to objects made from found and recycled industrial materials. The project increases access to the collection both physically and electronically and ensures its preservation for future use. The collection offers a significant resource for scholars in the humanities and is used to develop interpretive exhibitions with interactive components for the public and school groups visiting the museum.

Museum of International Folk Art (Santa Fe, NM 87504-2087)
Robin F. Gavin (Project Director: February 2002 to September 2004)
Joyce Ice (Project Director: September 2004 to December 2005)

GM-30122-02
Humanities Projects in Museums and Historical Organizations
Public Programs

Totals:
$232,552 (approved)
$232,552 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/2002 – 6/30/2005

Ceramica y Cultura: The Story of Mexican Mayolica

Implementation of a traveling exhibition, catalog, symposium, website, and other educational and public programs interpreting the history and use of mayolica pottery in Mexico and Spain.

Museum of International Folk Art (Santa Fe, NM 87504-2087)
Rebecca D. Rich-Wulfmeyer (Project Director: April 2000 to January 2003)

PA-23632-00
Preservation/Access Projects
Preservation and Access

Totals:
$5,000 (approved)
$5,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/2000 – 12/31/2002

Preservation Assessment of Library Collections

A preservation assessment of books, periodicals, photographs, and audio recordings that document Hispanic culture of the southwestern United States and around the world.

International Folk Art Foundation (Santa Fe, NM 87504-2087)
Robin F. Gavin (Project Director: November 1998 to October 2001)

GM-25909-99
Humanities Projects in Museums and Historical Organizations
Public Programs

Totals:
$39,300 (approved)
$39,300 (awarded)

Grant period:
4/1/1999 – 6/30/2001

Once Upon a Plate: The Story of Spanish Majolica

To support planning for an exhibition, publications, and educational and public programs on majolica china in the context of Hispano history and culture.

Museum of International Folk Art (Santa Fe, NM 87504-2087)
Barbara Mauldin (Project Director: February 1999 to March 2005)

GM-25958-99
Humanities Projects in Museums and Historical Organizations
Public Programs

Totals:
$175,000 (approved)
$175,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/1999 – 12/31/2004

CARNAVAL!

A traveling exhibition on the changing social meaning and dynamics of the carnival festival, based on case studies from nine communities in Europe and the Americas.

Museum of International Folk Art (Santa Fe, NM 87504-2087)
Frank J. Korom (Project Director: December 1994 to April 1997)

GM-25417-95
Humanities Projects in Museums and Historical Organizations
Public Programs

Totals:
$40,700 (approved)
$40,700 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/1995 – 12/31/1996

Tibetan Material Culture in Exile

To plan a traveling exhibition, a catalog, and public programs on the material and expressive arts of the transnational community of Tibetan refugees.

International Folk Art Foundation (Santa Fe, NM 87504-2087)
Suzanne Seriff (Project Director: December 1993 to April 1998)

GM-25225-94
Humanities Projects in Museums and Historical Organizations
Public Programs

Totals:
$300,000 (approved)
$300,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/1994 – 12/31/1997

Recycled, Remade: The Fabrication of Folk Art in the Modern World

To support a traveling exhibition and programs that examine the art of "folk recycling," the vernacular transformation of manufactured products into hand-made objects of beauty and utility.

International Folk Art Foundation (Santa Fe, NM 87504-2087)
Charlene A. Cerny (Project Director: November 1991 to October 1994)

PH-20514-92
National Heritage Preservation Projects
Preservation and Access

Totals:
$130,000 (approved)
$130,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/1992 – 6/30/1994

Purchase of Storage Cabinets and Rehousing of Folk Art Collections

To support the purchase of metal storage cabinets and the reorganization of storage space in the folk art museum to protect and preserve the textiles and ethnographic materials.

International Folk Art Foundation (Santa Fe, NM 87504-2087)
Henry H. Glassie (Project Director: December 1988 to February 1992)

GM-23923-89
Humanities Projects in Museums and Historical Organizations
Public Programs

Totals:
$100,000 (approved)
$100,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/1989 – 9/30/1991

Turkish Folk Art

To support a traveling exhibition on Turkish folk art.

International Folk Art Foundation (Santa Fe, NM 87504-2087)
Helen Lucero (Project Director: December 1987 to March 1990)

GM-23639-88
Humanities Projects in Museums and Historical Organizations
Public Programs

Totals:
$300,000 (approved)
$300,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/1988 – 9/30/1989

Family and Faith: The Hispanic Heritage of New Mexico

To support an exhibition that explores the culture of Hispanic New Mexico in historical perspective.

International Folk Art Foundation (Santa Fe, NM 87504-2087)
Donna Pierce (Project Director: June 1986 to August 1988)

GM-23327-87
Humanities Projects in Museums and Historical Organizations
Public Programs

Totals:
$41,980 (approved)
$41,980 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/1987 – 12/31/1987

Hispanic Heritage in the American Southwest

To support planning for a permanent exhibition on Hispanic culture in the Southwest from colonial times to the present.

International Folk Art Foundation (Santa Fe, NM 87504-2087)
Marsha C. Bol (Project Director: December 1986 to April 1989)

GM-23440-87
Humanities Projects in Museums and Historical Organizations
Public Programs

Totals:
$228,268 (approved)
$228,268 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/1987 – 12/31/1988

Behind the Mask in Mexico

To support implementation of an exhibition, catalogue, and educational programson the Mexican mask from the period of the Spanish conquest to the present.

International Folk Art Foundation (Santa Fe, NM 87504-2087)
Marsha C. Bol (Project Director: June 1985 to October 1990)

GM-22907-86
Humanities Projects in Museums and Historical Organizations
Public Programs

Totals:
$40,000 (approved)
$40,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/1986 – 6/30/1987

Behind the Mask in Mexico: Mexican Masquerade from the Spanish Conquest to the Present

To plan a major exhibition on Mexican masquerade emphasizing the history of masking and costume from the Spanish conquest to the present day.

Henry H. Glassie
International Folk Art Foundation (Santa Fe, NM 87504-2087)

FT-13815-78
Summer Stipends
Research Programs

Totals:
$2,500 (approved)
$2,500 (awarded)

Grant period:
5/1/1978 – 7/31/1978

Art and Life in the Openfield Village

To study the relationship between communal social organization and aesthetic expressiveness in an openfield village, Braunton, in Devonshire, England. The folklore of a communal village where cooperative forms of work are extended to clustered habitations and unfenced fields. An understanding of how Braunton1s folklore is affected by their special social purposes will be enhanced by comparison with folklore of neighboring, non-communal villages.