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14 Sep 2016

Travel grants for curators & museum directors for CIMAM 2016 conference in Barcelona

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Travel grants are available for selected professionals to attend the CIMAM 2016 (International Committee for Museums and Collections of Modern Art) Annual Conference in Barcelona, 18–20 November. Eligible applicants: modern and contemporary art curators and museum or collection directors who are residing in countries with Emerging Market and Developing Economies.

Thanks to the generous support of the Getty Foundation and the Fundación Cisneros/Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, CIMAM offers around 25 travel grants to support the attendance of modern and contemporary art curators and museum or collection directors to CIMAM’s 2016 Annual Conference, Museum and Its Responsibilities that will be held in Barcelona, 18–20 November 2016.

Deadline to submit applications – 14 September 2016 24:00 CET
Application Form


Eligibility

Grants are restricted to modern and contemporary art curators and museum or collection directors in need of financial help to attend CIMAM’s Annual Conference.

→ The Getty Foundation: Eligible candidates should be residing in countries with Emerging Market and Developing Economies according to the International Monetary Fund’s World Economic Outlook.


→ The Fundación Cisneros/Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros: Eligible candidates should be residing in Central America and the Caribbean.

Researchers and independent curators whose field of research and specialization is contemporary art theory, collections and museums are also eligible. While professionals of all career levels are encouraged to apply, priority is given to junior professionals (less than 10 years’ experience). Applicants having received CIMAM grants from the same grant contributor will not be considered for a new grant before 3 years.

Purpose of the grant

The support is limited to cover conference registration*, travel expenses (round trip economy tickets only) and accommodation in one of the hotels recommended by CIMAM. Distribution of funds is set on a case-by-case basis for each recipient. Funds are exclusively related to support the purpose for which the grant has been awarded.